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On their In Rock tour, Deep Purple play in Rotterdam, Netherland, Europe.
Jazz trumpet player Hobart Dotson dies in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. In a lengthy craeer he worked with The Flamingos,Joe Williams, Charles Mingus, Sun Ra and others.
Bob Dylan finds an obsessive fan, A.J.Weberman, rummaging through the garbage can outside his MacDougal Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, home. Weberman will publish articles based on Dylan's rubbish.
Led Zeppelin are recording material for their fourth album at Headley Grange mansion, Hampshire, UK.
Bob Dylan has his second telephone conversation with A.J.Weberman , the obsessive fan who has been rummaging through the garbage cans outside his home in New York City, USA.
New York City's East Village Other Magazine publishes an interview with Bob Dylan conducted by obsessive fan A.J. Weberman .
Ozzy Osbourne’s first daughter, Jessica Starshine, is born.
Black Sabbath, Freedom and Curved Air play at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK.
Ride A White Swan by T.Rex peaks at No2 in the singles chart in the UK.
Janis Joplin releases a new single, Me And Bobby McGee, in the USA.
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B.B. King, Ballin'jack and Christian Rapid play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The compilation album The Worst Of Jefferson Airplane by Jefferson Airplane is certified as a US gold disc by the R.I.A.A.
A Swedish soft porn movie, The Seduction Of Inga, has its premiere. Directed by American Joseph W Sarno, it might have been totally forgotten, except that the theme music, Inga’s Theme, was composed by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, later to form Abba.
The hippy musical Hair opens at The Hanna Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, with Meat Loaf in the role of Ulysses S. Grant.
Led Zeppelin play at Canterbury University, Canterbury, Kent, UK.
Led Zeppelin play at Stepmother's Club, Birmingham, UK.
The Allman Brothers Band and some members of their road crew are arrested on drug possession charges in Jackson, Alabama, USA. They are charged with possession of heroin, marijuana and phencyclidine, an animal tranquilizer better known as PCP.
Never Can Say Goodbye, by the The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, enters the Billboard US Black Singles chart, where it will peak at No1 during a thirteen-week run.
Rod Stewart And The Faces record a live session for the BBC Radio 1 show Sounds Of The Seventies, in BBC Studio 1, Transcription Service, Kensington House, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones release their new album Sticky Fingers, which features a cover designed by Andy Warhol, in the UK.
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The Herbie Mann Sextet records 1953 Blue Boogie Children, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd, who have been working in Abbey Road Studios, London, on their sixth album, Meddle, now move to Morgan Studios.
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Lucky Man by Emerson, Lake and Palmer peaks at No48 on the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
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The Archie Shepp Group records Dr King - The Peaceful Warrior [inspired by Martin Luther King] and Money Blues Parts 1 - 3 for Impulse Records at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
A free folk-rock concert is held at Kenwood House, Hampstead, London, featuring Al Stewart, Bridget St John, The Sutherland Brothers, Marc Ellington and Colin Scot.
Cactus, The Flamin' Groovies and Redeye play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Indian Reservation, a Billboard No1 hit single by The Raiders is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA, recognising sales of over 1m copies.
Jethro Tull is awarded a gold disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A. for the album Aqualung.
Black Sabbath play at the Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at Allen County War Memorial, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
David Bowie signs a contract with GEM, a music production company co-owned by music lawyer Lawrence Myers and Bowie’s manager Tony DeFries.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Denver, Colorado.
Dave Brubeck with New Heavenly Blue plays the first of two nights at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Bob Dylan is in Columbia Records' Studio B, New York City, USA, working on various tracks including You Ain't Going Nowhere and I Shall Be Released.
Former Swindon resident Gilbert O'Sullivan enters the UK albums chart with Himself, which will peak at No5.
Black Sabbath play in The Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Black Sabbath play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
Mott the Hoople, Peace and the Sutherland Brothers play at the Top Rank, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
Berkeley-based band Country Joe And The Fish play at Hunter College, New York City, USA.
Black Sabbath’s North American tour ends at The Community War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York State, USA.
Howard Wales and Jerry Garcia (guitarist with San Francisco hippy rock pioneers The Grateful Dead) release a duets album, Hooteroll!, on Douglas Records in the USA.
The Sutherland Brothers play at The Van Dike Club, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV is certified as a gold album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. On the same day, the band plays at St. Matthew's Baths, Ipswich, UK.
British heart-throb rocker Billy Fury is admitted to the National Heart Hospital in Westmoreland Street, London, England, UK, Europe, for an operation to replace two heart valves.
David Bowie releases the album Hunky Dory in the UK.
David Bowie releases the album Hunky Dory in the UK.
The political protest song George Jackson by Bob Dylan enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA where it will peak at No33 during a four-week stay.
Bob Dylan makes a brief guest appearance when The Band play at the Academy Of Music, New York City, USA. The show is recorded for the album Rock Of Ages.