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AC/DC play the third of five nights at Chequers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Bob Dylan and The Band play the second of two nights at Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Prog-rockers Yes reach No1 in the UK album charts with Tales From Topographic Oceans.
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Bob Dylan and The Band play at Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, USA.
When Bob Dylan and The Band play a second night at Nassau County Coliseum, New York State, USA, Dylan's wife Sara is brought onto the stage where she sits on a sofa throughout the performance.
Jolene by Dolly Parton goes to No1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA.
Bob Dylan and The Band play at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana.
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.
Bob Dylan releases a new single, A Fool Such As I, in Canada on Columbia Records.
Jet is released as the first single from the LP Band On The Run by Paul McCartney And Wings in the UK.
10cc play the first of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
After having worked together for more than seven years, Dolly Parton announces that she is ending her long-standing partnership with Porter Wagoner. Her song I Will Always Love You will be inspired by the ending of their relationship.
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Weather Report play at Bowen Field House, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA.
A San Francisco insurance company, after being sued by Janis Joplin's manager, pays out $112,000 on a policy covering the death of the singer. They had claimed that her death was suicide, but the court agreed with her manager, and a coroner's report, that Joplin died from an accidental overdose.
During John Lennon's notorious 'Lost Weekend', he and Harry Nilsson spend an infamous night at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, California, USA, heckling The Smothers Brothers. Also present in the crowd are Helen Reddy, Paul Newman and his wife Joanne Woodward, tv personality Flip Wilson and porn star Linda Lovelace. Lennon is eventually ejected from the club.
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Van Morrison plays at The Harvard Square Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Stray play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles take part in a recording session at Burbank Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also present at the session are Harry Nilsson, Stevie Wonder, session guitarist Jesse Ed Davis and saxophonist Bobby Keys. Unfortunately, perhaps because of the considerable amounts of alcohol and drugs consumed at the session, the results are somewhat ramshackle.
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Alice Cooper appears, dressed as a pregnant Alice In Wonderland, on the cover of Sounds music paper in the UK.
The Ramones give their first public performance - to an invited audience of friends - at Performance Studios, New York City, USA.
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The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the first of three nights at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Television play at CBGB's Club, The Bowery, New York City, USA.
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The Carpenters perform in the White House, Washington DC, USA, at the request of President Nixon, during a dinner in honour of West German Chancellor Willy Brandt.
Linda Ronstadt, Lonesome Dan Hicks, Country Gazette and Honk play at Cromwell Athletic Field, University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Van Morrison plays at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Marlene Dietrich plays at the The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone marries Kathy Silva on the stage at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Dolly Parton's original version of I Will Always Love You reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA. The song will become an even bigger success when it is covered by Whitney Houston.
Brother Bones, a whistling and bone playing recording artist, dies aged 71, in Long Beach, California, USA. His 1949 recording of Sweet Georgia Brown, became internationally famous after being adopted as the theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team in 1952.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the sixth of seven nights at the Mill Run Theater, Chicago, Illinois.
Band On The Run by Paul McCartney and Wings enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No3.
Boy George's brother Kevin O'Dowd, and three others appear at Marylebone Magistrates Court, London, England, UK, Europe, on heroin-dealing charges. All four are remanded in custody until 16 July. Singer Marilyn appears in the same court, charged with heroin possession, and is remanded on bail.
Paul McCartney And Wings record Sally G at Sound Shop Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the fourth of seven nights at the Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, California.
Rub It In by Billy Crash Craddock is at No1 in the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA.
French high-wire artist Philippe Petit walks a cable stretched between The Twin Towers in New York City, USA. The song Boeing 737 by The Low Anthem is about Petit's achievement, but it also makes passing reference to the terrorist destruction of the towers on 9/11. Another song that makes reference to Petit is Platform Fire (2011) by Jack's Mannequin.
461 Ocean Boulevard by Eric Clapton reaches No1 in the Billboard magazine albums chart in the USA for the first of four weeks.
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The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the first of fourteen nights at theMGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the eleventh of fourteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine on US tv's Merv Griffin Show.
The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine on US tv's Merv Griffin Show.
The Grateful Dead play the last of three nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, on their Europe 74 tour.
The Ramones play their 13th live concert at CBGBs, The Bowery, New York City, USA.
Charles Aznavour begins his first major British tour with a show at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Tim Buckley releases a new album, Look At The Fool, in the USA.
Just a few months after they were married on the stage of Madison Square Garden, Kathy Silva sues Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone for divorce.
Rush play at The Felt Forum, New York City, USA.
Connie Francis is attacked at knife-point and raped in a Howard Johnson's motel in Long Island, New York, USA. The incident will, in effect, bring an end to her career as a performing artist.
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Brantley Moses Horton Jr, better known as Shorty Horton, bass guitarist with Link Wray and The Wraymen, dies in Suffolk, Virginia, USA.
Rush play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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