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Acclaimed Jamaican jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Harriott dies of cancer in Southampton, Hampshire, UK.
In Durango, Mexico, Central America, Bob Dylan, in his role as Alias, is filming a scene with Kris Kristofferson for the Sam Pekinpah western Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid.
Led Zeppelin play at The New Theatre, Oxford, UK.
Slade reach No1 in the UK albums chart with Slayed?
Nazareth play at The Roundhouse, Dagenham, Essex, UK.
Pink Floyd play again for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at The Apollo Stadium, Adelaide, Australia, supported by Ticket.
Berkeley-based singer-songwriter Country Joe McDonald and the All Star Band play at the State University, San Jose, California, USA.
Weather Report play the last of four nights at the Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
American tv special Burt Bacharach – Opus No3 features Stevie Wonder, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Bette Midler and Peter Ustinov.
The hit single The World Is A Ghetto by War is certified as a gold disc by The R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade enters the UK pop singles chart at No1, making Slade the first act to achieve this feat since The Beatles.
Elton John plays the second of two nights at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor plays at Antioch College, Ohio, USA.
A new music venue, The Brunel Rooms, opens in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. It will become a well-established club on the circuit during the late seventies with bands including The Ramones, Talking Heads and XTC playing there.
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Weather Report play the last of three nights at the Strata Concert Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Rory Gallagher plays at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Country Joe McDonald And His All Star Band play at The San Rita Detention Facility, Alameda City, California, USA.
Pink Floyd release a new album, Dark Side Of The Moon, in the UK.
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The Mahavishnu Orchestra, Taj Mahal and The Pointer Sisters play at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Screaming Lord Sutch, Shakin' Stevens and others play in the All British Rock'n'Roll Festival at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
Roxy Music play the second of two nights at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the fifth of fifteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Led Zeppelin enter the Billboard US albums chart with their fifth album, Houses Of The Holy, which will peak at No1.
Behind Closed Doors by Charlie Rich reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan.
Led Zeppelin play in Jacksonville Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
Rock movie That’ll Be The Day, starring David Essex, Ringo Starr, Dave Edmunds, Keith Moon of The Who and Billy Fury, goes on release on the ABC Cinema circuit in North London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Civic Arena, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
At a press conference in Los Angeles, California, USA, John Phillips, leader of The Mamas and The Papas, accuses Dunhill Records of defrauding its artists of $60m over a seven year period.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Man & His World exhibition, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Gram Parsons of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, dies in the Joshua Tree Motel, Southern California, USA, probably of a combination of heroin, alcohol, cocaine and amphetamines.
Ghetto Child by The Detroit Spinners enters the UK Popular Singles Chart, where it will peak at No7 during a ten-week run on the chart. The musical feel and structure of this song will inspire Elvis Costello to write his second single, Alison, in 1977.
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On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
John Mayall plays at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul McCartney And Wings release a new single, Helen Wheels, on Apple Records in the UK.
Ringo Starr enters the UK pop singles chart with Photograph, which will peak at No8 during a thirteen-week run.
Leon Russell plays at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Bobby Darin, aged 37, dies of heart failure during open-heart surgery in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bob Dylan's album Dylan is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA.
Clayton Perkins, the brother of Carl Perkins, is found in dead in his bed at the age of 38, having shot himself with a .22 calibre pistol. In the 1950s, Clayton had been a member of the Perkins Brothers, with his brothers Carl and Jay.
Eric Bell, guitarist of Thin Lizzy, breaks down on stage at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. He will be replaced by Gary Moore.