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The Allman Brothers Band
plays the second of two nights at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
of The Who starts work in Ramport Studios on music for the soundtrack of his upcoming film, Tommy.
Harvey Jett, guitarist of southern boogie band Black Oak Arkansas, quits the band, moves to Memphis and determines to devote his life to Jesus.
and The Band play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
and The Band play at Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, USA.
begin a tour of North America with a gig at Hershey Park Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
releases a new single, Jealous Mind, in the UK. It will go to No1 in the pop singles chart.
Aynsley Dunbar plays with Journey for the first time as their new drummer at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
and The Band play at the Coliseum, Seattle, Washington.
and The Band play at the Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
play the fourth of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Popular jazz and blues vocalist Savannah Churchill
dies of pneumonia aged 53 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
During the Creative Arts Festival, Devo play in the Governance Chambers, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA.
Weather Report play at Chapin Hall, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA.
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.
Asylum Records releases a promotional-only single, Something There Is About You, by Bob Dylan
and The Band in the USA.
is arrested on drug possession charges in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Ronnie Milsap earns his first No1 single on the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA with Pure Love, written by Eddie Rabbit.
The Who, Blues Image, Leon Russell
and John Sebastian play at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, California, USA.
plays at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The recently re-united Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young set off on a summer tour, starting with a gig at The Center Coliseum
, Seattle, Washington, USA. The tour will, because of the many problems encountered along the way, become known as 'The Doom Tour'.
and Linda McCartney fly from New York City, USA, to Heathrow, London, England, UK, Europe. While in New York, they had visited John Lennon
and May Pang.
releases his third LP, Late For The Sky, on Asylum Records, in the USA.
Weather Report play at the Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
spends the second of two days rehearsing with his band, guitarists Jesse Ed Davis and Eddie Mottau, pianist Ken Ascher, bassist Klaus Voormann, drummer Jim Keltner and percussionist Arthur Jenkins, in an attempt to salvage his Rock'n'Roll album, which had been abandoned when producer Phil Spector
unexpectedly quit the project.
hold the UK launch for their new record label, Swan Song, at Chislehurst Caves, Surrey, England, UK.
The No1 album in the USA is So Far
by Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
78 clubbers die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea, Asia, burns down. Six of the victims jump to their deaths from the seventh floor because a club official bars the doors
after the fire started.
Queen play at Leeds University, UK.
Chad Robert Turton is born in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. He will find success as Chad Kroeger, songwriter, singer and guitarist for Nickelback
New Orleans-style jazz trombonist and bandleader George Brunies
dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mr D's Collection No1, the first album to collect Bob Dylan
rarities together, is released as a limited edition album in Japan.
And His Band and Les Brown
And His Band [with Bob Lund at the piano bar] play for the New Year's party at Myron's Ballroom
, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tickets cost $3.50.