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The Soft Machine play at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK.
Elvis Presley flies from Memphis, Tennessee, to Los Angeles, California, to begin rehearsals for his imminent second season at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
On the same day that Led Zeppelin play at the Town Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK, weekly pop newspaper Disc publishes an interview with their bassist John Paul Jones.
Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard records Suite Sioux at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for CTI Records.
Venus by Dutch band Shocking Blue, reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart. The song's guitar riff is widely believed to have been borrowed from Pinball Wizard by The Who.
Dizzy Gillespie and Jimmy Witherspoon play during a week of shows at Red Foxx's club, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Gordon Lightfoot plays at Pasadena City College, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Love play at Mothers, Birmingham England, UK, Europe.
Mythica play at The Studio Theatre, Oval House, Kennington Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
Session musicians Charlie McCoy and Kenny Buttrey record overdubs for the Bob Dylan tracks Early Morning Rain and Gotta Travel On, at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Tony McPhee And The Groundhogs play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, Europe, supported by Rubber Titanic.
Mississippi Fred McDowell and The Climax Chicago Blues Band play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gracious! play at Joints Club, Wimbledon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Little Richard and Chuck Berry headline the first night of the Rock'n'Roll Revival Show (Vol 3) at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Quintessence play at Rush Green College, West Ham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Charlie Daniels adds guitar and Kenny Buttrey adds drums to the songs The Boxer and Little Sadie, for Bob Dylan's album Self Portrait, in Columbia Records Music Row studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The single Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin is awarded a US gold disc by the R.I.A.A.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Osceola and The Robert Savage Group play the second of two nights at the Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA.
Prior to recording together, George Harrison of The Beatles visits Dylan at his home on MacDougal Street, Greenwich Village, New York City.
Having completed his contributions to the Bob Dylan album New Morning, George Harrison flies from New York City, USA, back to London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jackson Five, including Michael Jackson, release a new single, The Love You Save, in the USA.
Howlin' Wolf is in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on tracks which will be released on the album The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Contributors to the album include Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.
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Popular stage, screen and tv actress and singer Nydia Westman dies in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA.
B.B. King, Albert King and Mendelbaum play the third of four nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimi Hendrix plays at The Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Miles Davis is in Columbia Recording Studios, New York City working on the songs Little Church and The Mask.
At the City Hall, Truro, Cornwall, UK, the band formerly known as Smile plays its first gig under the new name of Queen.
Bob Dylan is in Columbia Recording Studio E, New York City, USA, working on a new version of Blowin' In the Wind.
Creedence Clearwater Revival release their fifth album, Cosmo's Factory, on Fantasy Records in the USA.
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Manfred Mann Chapter Three play at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
Tom Hamilton, Joe Perry and Steven Tyler move to Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue their dream of becoming rock superstars. They will, in due course, find fame as Aerosmith.
Two San Francisco-based acts, Santana and Country Joe McDonald, play at Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Fotheringay play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, UK.
The first Glastonbury Festival comes to an end in The Vale Of Avalon, Somerset, UK. The 1,500 fans who attended have paid £1 each to see Marc Bolan, Stackridge, Amazing Blondel, Quintessence, Keith Christmas and Al Stewart over the course of the two day event, which included free milk from the farm owned by festival organiser Michael Eavis.
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Pickettywitch play at The Castaways Club, Birmingham, UK.
On a Chrysalis Records package tour, Jethro Tull, Procol Harum and Tir Na Nog play at The Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
Black Sabbath play at Salford University, Salford, UK.
On their first national tour, The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Miles Davis plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Rod Stewart And The Faces, Black Sabbath and If play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
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San Francsico band Jefferson Airplane play the first of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.
Black Sabbath end their first tour of North America with a gig at The Sunshine Inn, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA. Also on the bill is Steel Mill, featuring aspiring rock star Bruce Springsteen.
Black Sabbath, Patto, The Third Ear Band and Dr Strangely Strange play at Sussex University, Brighton, Sussex, UK.
Albert King, Lee Michaels and Atlee play the third of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band plays the third of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, with Buddy Miles and Quatermass.
The original five-man line-up of Spirit plays its final show together, at the Fillmore East, New York City.
Jefferson Airplane play at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
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