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play the third of five nights at Chequers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Prog-rockers Yes reach No1 in the UK album charts with Tales From Topographic Oceans.
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.
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.
play the first of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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.
plays at The Harvard Square Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
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.
appears, dressed as a pregnant Alice In Wonderland, on the cover of Sounds music paper in the UK.
give their first public performance - to an invited audience of friends - at Performance Studios, New York City, USA.
Television play at CBGB
's Club, The Bowery, New York City, 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.
, Lonesome Dan Hicks
, Country Gazette and Honk play at Cromwell Athletic Field, University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.
'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
, 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.
'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.
Rub It In by Billy Crash Craddock is at No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
The Grateful Dead
play the last of three nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, on their Europe 74 tour.
Charles Aznavour begins his first major British tour with a show at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Rush play at The Felt Forum, New York City, USA.
Brantley Moses Horton Jr, better known as Shorty Horton, bass guitarist with Link Wray
and The Wraymen, dies in Suffolk, Virginia, USA.