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begin a European tour at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
and The Band play the second of two nights at Montreal Forum, Montreal, Canada.
Rock movie That’ll Be The Day, starring David Essex, Ringo Starr
and Keith Moon
of The Who, is released in Sweden, Europe.
John Cummings buys a $50 Mosrite guitar at Manny
and The Band play at the Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Aboard PanAm flight 184, The Jackson 5
cross the Atlantic to begin their first African tour, during which they will receive an award from the Organisation of African Unity
for improving the status of Afro-Americans.
Can play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
and The Band play at Missouri Arena, St Louis, Missouri.
Aynsley Dunbar plays with Journey for the first time as their new drummer at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
At The Forum in Los Angeles, California, USA, on the last day of Bob Dylan
's 39 date US tour, Carole King
joins him on stage.
Weather Report play at the Paramount Northwest Theater, Portland, Oregon, USA.
play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
play at The Coliseum, Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA.
Country blues performer Elly Greenberg plays the first of three nights at CBGBs Club, 315 Bowery at Bleeker, New York City, USA, supported by the "fancy guitar pickin's" of Erik Frandsen.
Lavell Crump is born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as rapper, record producer, songwriter and occasional actor David Banner
Vinnie Taylor, guitarist with Sha Na Na
, dies of a heroin overdose, aged 25, in a hotel room in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Mama Cass Elliott
, formerly of The Mamas And The Papas, and a known heroin user, collapses during a performance on tv programme The Tonight Show
in the USA. (The incident is explained away as exhaustion, but three months later she will die in her flat in London, England, UK, Europe.)
is arrested on drug possession charges in Dallas, Texas, USA.
When Kevin Ayers plays at The Rainbow Theatre, London, UK, he is joined onstage by Nico, Brian Eno
and John Cale
, and the show is recorded for release by Island Records
, who had organised the one-off collaboration. Mike Oldfield
also plays guitar on some numbers.
’s British tour ends at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK, with Black Oak Arkansas as support.
Weather Report play the first of three nights at the Town And Country Lodge, Ben Lomond, California, USA.
is in A&R Recording, New York City, working on songs including Buckets Of Rain, If You See Her, Say Hello and Meet Me In The Morning for the album Blood On The Tracks
play at Mothers, 23rd Street, New York City.
and Focus play the first of two non-consecutive nights at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
play at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
Weather Report play at The Ambassador Theater, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
changes the name of his American-based company Rockongrade Ltd to Pyramid Records Ltd.