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Kiss play in The Paramount, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Having just concluded an Irish tour, Thin Lizzy
return to the UK with gig at the Greyhound, Croydon.
play at The Town Hall, Watford, UK.
Alvin Lee And Company play at Syria Mosque
, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
begin a UK tour with a sold out show at The Deaf Institute, Manchester.
On his Natty Dread Tour, Bob Marley
plays the second of two nights at The Quiet Knight
Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Aspiring young UK band The Jam place a newspaper small ad stating "Jam require lead guitarist." No suitable applicants respond.
of Led Zeppelin
and his family suffer injuries in a car accident on the Mediterranean island of Rhodes, Greece, Europe.
A crowd of 500, armed with rocks and bottles, attempt to storm the gates of the Great American Music Fair in Syracuse, New York State, USA. The event features Jefferson Starship
, The Doobie Brothers
and The New Riders Of The Purple Sage
. The crowd is attempting to turn it into a free festival, but achieves little more than a fruitless riot and sixty arrests.
plays the first of four nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Joe Don Rooney is born in Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA. He will find success as the guitarist in country rock band Rascal Flatts
’s current two-month long North American tour ends at Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
, formerly of The Beatles
, wins his fight to stay in America. The US Court of Appeals in New York City rules that his 1968 UK marijuana bust is not a valid reason for deporting him.
’s current British tour ends at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
Beat poet Allen Ginsberg
is filmed reciting poetry for a scene in the Bob Dylan
movie Renaldo And Clara at the Seacrest Motel, North Dakota, USA.
While filming scenes for his movie, Renaldo And Clara, in a diner in Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA, Bob Dylan
plays an alchemist and beat poet Allen Ginsberg portrays the emperor of a bankrupt empire.
The Who’s German tour ends with the second of two nights at Friedrich Ebert Halle, Ludwigshafen.
Weather Report play at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France.
Travis Barker, drummer of Blink-182
, is born in Fontana, California, USA.
Frederick Dierks Bentley is born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Using the name Dierks Bentley
, he will become an exceptionally popular country music singer and songwriter.