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Soft Machine play at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, UK.
Venus by Shocking Blue reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr of The Beatles add vocal overdubs to Let It Be in EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, UK.
Stray play at The Star Hotel, Croydon, UK, supported by Jo Anne Kelly.
The Fantastics play at Clouds, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
Jackie Trent, Tony Hatch and Karl Denver play the first night of a week at The Broad way, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Magna Carta play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Clancy Brothers play the first of two nights at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
John Martyn releases a new single, John The Baptist, in the UK on Island Records.
The Temptations play the eighth night of two weeks at The Talk OF The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jefferson Airplane's fifth album, Volunteers, is certified gold by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Rob Hoeke Boogie Woogie Quartet spends the third of five days recording tracks for their Philips Records album Racing The Boogie, in Holland, Europe.
The Temptations play the twelfth night of two weeks at The Talk OF The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd record a session for French radio at Theater Comedie des Champs Elysees, Paris, France, Europe.
Richie Havens plays at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Pioneering British jazz-rock band Jon Hiseman's Colosseum play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Spirit play at The Town Hall, Hornsey, England, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with his four-week second season at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
In the Paris Theatre, Lower Regent St, London, England, UK, Europe, David Bowie, with his new guitarist Mick Ronson, tapes a session for BBC radio deejay John Peel's The Sunday Show.
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Fleetwood Mac play the second of three nights at the Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, where their live shows are being recorded. Also on the bill is The James Gang.
The Small Faces, Colosseum, The Keef Hartley Band, Marsha Hunt and Juicy Lucy play in The Midnight Rave On, at The Lyceum, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Third Ear Band play at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Al Stewart.
Elvis Presley continues with his four-week second season at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Plastic Ono Band, a group recently formed by John Lennon of The Beatles, releases its new single, Instant Karma, in the USA.
Powerful promoter Bill Graham offers Bruce Springsteen's group Steel Mill a $1,000 recording contract after they make a three song demo at his Fillmore Recording Studio in San Francisco, California, USA. They turn it down.
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The Carpenters perform a selection of songs by Burt Bacharach and Hal David during a benefit concert at the Reiss-Davis Clinic, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blodwyn Pig are heard performing The Change Song, Ain't Ya Coming Home and It's Only Love on the BBC Radio show Symonds On Sunday. The performance had been recorded on February 24, 1969 in BBC Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dick Snell, Jack Warshaw, Terry Yarnell and Sandra Kerr play at The Singers Club, Kings Cross Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
The London Youth Jazz Orchestra with Monty Sunshine play at Barking College Of Technology, Dagenham, England, UK, Europe.
Juicy Lucy play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
James Taylor plays at Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Stefan Grossman plays at Barnet And Whetstone Folk Club, Toitteridge, London, England, UK, Europe.
Taj Mahal, Boz Scaggs, Grootna and Lamb, play the second of three nights at Pepperland, San Rafael, California, USA.
Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, Doug Yule and Atlantic Records engineer Adrian Barber begin two days of recording rough demos intended for the fourth Velvet Underground album, Loaded. The songs they work on are Ride Into The Sun, Ocean, I Love You, Walk It And Talk It, and Love Makes You Feel Ten Feet Tall.
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Paul Geremia plays at Cortland Campus, SUNY, New York State, USA.
Tom Paxton plays at The Guild Hall, Southampton, UK.
Country Joe And The Fish play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Blues Image and Silver Metre.
Creedence Clearwater Revival begin a nine-week run at No.1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the USA with their fifth album, Cosmo's Factory, on Fantasy Records.
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Redbone, Kris Kristofferson, Mighty Baby, David Bromberg, Judas Jump, Kathy Smith and Rosalie Sorrels play on the first day of The Isle Of Wight Festival, at East Afton Farm, on the Isle Of Wight, UK. Officially, this is a three-day event, but in fact music takes place over a period of five days.
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Led Zeppelin play at Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts.
Barbra Streisand wins the Entertainer of the Year Award. The trophy is presented to her in the International Hotel, New York City, USA, by Mayor Lindsay of New York.
Pickettywitch play at The Castaways Club, Birmingham, UK.
Big Mama Thornton, Big Brother And The Holding Company, Joy Of Cooking, Nick Gravenites and Los Tigres Del Norte play at Pauley Ballroom, Berkeley, California, USA.
Mrs Alpha May Anderson, mother of Meredith Hunter who was killed when the Rolling Stones played at Altamont Speedway, Califiornia, USA, a year earlier, is reported to be suing the group for $28,000.
Elvis Presley plays at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish play at Freeborn Hall, Davis, California, USA.
Newly emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays at Glassboro State College, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA.
The Christmas No1 single in the UK is I Hear You Knockin' by Dave Edmunds.
Delaney And Bonnie, The Voices Of East Harlem and Jam Factory play the second of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.