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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.
play again for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
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.
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.
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
Weather Report play the last of three nights at the Strata Concert Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Country Joe McDonald And His All Star Band play at The San Rita Detention Facility, Alameda City, California, USA.
Screaming Lord Sutch
, Shakin' Stevens and others play in the All British Rock'n'Roll Festival at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
play the second of two nights at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
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.
play in Jacksonville Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
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.
, aged 37, dies of heart failure during open-heart surgery in Los Angeles, California, USA.
'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.