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60s Beat

Gerry And The Pacemakers play an evening show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Swinging Blue Genes [later to become The Swinging Blue Jeans], The Searchers and Eric Allandale's New Orleans Knights play an evening show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
During an Alexis Korner gig at Ealing Jazz Club, Ealing, London, England, UK, Europe, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first hear blues guitarist Elmo Lewis, but later discover that his name is really Lewis Brian Jones. The trio will become the core of The Rolling Stones.
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The Graham Bond Trio plays at The Flamingo Club in Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. Two members of the trio, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker, will go on to become founder members of The Cream with Eric Clapton.
The Rolling Stones play at The Red Lion, Sutton, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The Barron Knights play at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play at The ABC, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
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Brenda Lee, Mike Berry and Sounds Incorporated play at The Odeon, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Aspiring r'n'b band The Rolling Stones sign a management contract with management team Andrew Loog Oldham and Eric Easton, in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Hollies play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play their first ballroom show, at the Corn Exchange, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley, Mickie Most, Julie Grant, The Flintstones and The Rolling Stones play at The Odeon, Guildford, England, UK, Europe
The Everly Brothers, Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Mickie Most, Julie Grant, The Flintstones and The Rolling Stones play at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Edwina's, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Animals play a gig in Liverpool, UK, then drive down to London for a recording session with producer Mickie Most, at which they will record The House Of The Rising Sun.
BBC tv show A Degree Of Frost broadcasts presenter David Frost's pre-recorded interview with Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
The Soul Agents play at The Downs Motel, Hassocks, West Sussex, UK.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Animals play in Yeovil, UK.
Irish blues band Them, featuring vocalist Van Morrison, play in Sheffield, UK.
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis, Little Richard (whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix], The Vibrators, The Exciters, The Hollies, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw and King Curtis play at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
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The Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders, peaks at No2 in the Canadian Pop Singles chart.
Wainwright's Gentlemen play at The Hermitage Ballroom, Hitching, Hertfordshire, UK.
Peggy Lee records I Go To Sleep, written by Ray Davies of The Kinks, for Capitol Records in the USA.
The Ministry Of Labour and The Variety And Allied Entertainments Council in London, England, UK, announce new restrictions on visiting American entertainers, limiting the m to one television appearance per month.
An advertisement appears in the Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles, California, USA, reading, "Madness! Auditions. Folk and Rock Musicians-Singers For Acting Roles in New TV Series. Running Parts for 4 Insane Boys Age 17-21. Want Spirited Ben Frank's Types. Have Courage to Work. Must Come Down for Interview." The show will turn out to be The Monkees.
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Joan Baez plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, attends the gig.
The Yardbirds play at The Floral Hall, Gorleston, England, UK, Europe.
The Dave Clark Five record an appearance for tv show Hullabaloo in the USA, performing Over And Over, Catch Us If You Can, Wives And Lovers, What's New Pussycat and Having A Wild Weekend. The performance will be broadcast on November 22.
The Kinks record I'm Not Like Everybody Else at Pye Studios, London, UK, for Pye Records.
The Pretty Things play at the Upper Cut, Forest Gate, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann, P.J.Proby, Geno Washington, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Love Affair and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band play in The Mad Hatter's Ball at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. Deejay for the event is future nightclub mogul Peter Stringfellow.
The Bee Gees play in the Meistersingerhalle, Nuremberg, Germany, Europe, supported by Procol Harum.
UK radio show Top Gear features specially recorded live performances by The Small Faces, The Yardbirds, Fairport Convention and The Brian Auger Trinity with Julie Driscoll.
The Swinging Blue Jeans play at The Place, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue working in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, on John Lennon's song, Happiness Is A Warm Gun.
Pink Floyd begin The Man/The Journey tour at The Locarno Ballroom, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones will star with Marianne Faithfull in the upcoming film Ned Kelly, to be made in Australia.
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Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard records Cold Turkey written by John Lennon of The Beatles, at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for CTI Records.
During one of eleven dates at The Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, Paul McCartney donates $250,000 to the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Friends Of The Earth.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Goffertpark, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Europe, with special guest Kim Wilde.
The Spencer Davis Group plays at The Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
The Rolling Stones longform video Some Girls - Live In Texas 1978 is certified as a gold video by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
It is reported that Status Quo is launching its own beer under the name Piledriver, taken from one of their most successful album titles.
Donovan performs at the 40th anniversary of The Fest for Beatles Fans at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, USA.
On their 14 On Fire Tour The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.