1960s British Rock and Pop Chronology
1967
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  January
1 London: "Giant Freakout All Night Rave" at the Camden Roundhouse (continues from previous evening)
4 Coniston Water, Lake District: Donald Campbell dies trying to set a world water-speed record.
5 Tom Jones: "The Green Green Grass of Home" [continues at UK #1]
  The Move: "Night of Fear" [Deram DB 109, charts, UK #2]
Jimi Hendrix: "Hey Joe" [Polydor 56 139, charts, UK #6]
Clinton Ford: "Run to the Door" [Piccadilly 7N 35361, charts, UK #25]
6 Max Bygraves & Kenny Ball: "Rosie" / "Harmonize" [Pye release]
Vera Lynn: "It Hurts to Say Goodbye" / "In the Snow" [HMV release]
Sandie Shaw: "I Don't Need Anything" / "Keep in Touch" [Pye release]
The Mindbenders: "I Want Her, She Wants Me" / "The Morning After" [Fontana release]
7 BBC-1: Corporation censors cut a seven-minute discussion on Juke Box Jury of the Game's "The Addicted Man" for its explicit descriptions of drug use.
11 BBC-2: The New Philharmonia perform J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto, No. 2 in F Major featuring a piccolo trumpet solo by David Mason. Paul McCartney is impressed.
12 Cat Stevens: "Matthew and Son" [Deram DB 110, charts, UK #2]
  London: The government announces that a new town will be built around the village of Milton Keynes.
  San Francisco: The "Human Be-In"
13 The New Vaudeville Band: "Peek-a-Boo" / "Amy" [Fontana release]
Paul Jones: "I've Been a Bad Bad Boy" / "Sonny Boy Williamson" [HMV release]
The Moody Blues: "Life's Not Life" / "He Can Win" [Decca release]
Jonathan King: "Seagulls" / "Take a Look at Yourself, Babe" [Decca release]
Ken Dodd: "Let Me Cry on Your Shoulder" [Columbia release]
The Nashville Teens: "That's My Woman" / "Words" [Decca release]
The Rolling Stones: "Let's Spend the Night Together" / "Ruby Tuesday" [Decca release]
15 CBS-TV: The Rolling Stones premier "Let's Spend the Night Together" on The Ed Sullivan Show
17 London: Paul McCartney finishes "Penny Lane" with Bb piccolo trumpet overdubs by David Mason
18 London: Brian Epstein's Nems Enterprises amalgamates with the Robert Stigwood Organization bringing the Who, Cream, the Merseys, Crispian St. Peters and Lord Sutch under the same entrepreneurial roof.
19 The Monkees: "I'm a Believer" [UK #1 for 4 weeks]
  Paul Jones: "I've Been a Bad, Bad Boy" [HMV POP 1576, charts, UK #5]
The Rolling Stones: "Let's Spend the Night Together" / "Ruby Tuesday" [Decca F 12546, charts, UK #3]
Ken Dodd: "Let Me Cry on Your Shoulder" [Columbia DB 8101, charts, UK #11]
Sandie Shaw: "I Don't Need Anything" [Pye 7N 17239, charts, UK #50]
20 Jackie Trent: "Open Your Heart" / "Love Can Give" [Pye release]
Geneveve: "That Can't Be Bad" / "I Love Him, I Need Him" [CBS release]
Graham Bonney: "Thank You Baby" / "Briony" [Columbia release]
Searchers: "Popcorn, Double Feature" / "Lovers" [Pye release]
Adam Faith: "What More Can Anyone Do" / "You've Got a Way with Me" [Parlophone release]
Keith: "98.6" / "The Teeny Bopper Song" [Mercury release]
The Tremeloes: "Here Comes My Boy" [CBS release]
Twiggy: "Beautiful Dreams" [Ember release]
  The Rolling Stones: Between the Buttons [Decca LK 4852, UK LP release]
22 ITV: The Rolling Stones appear on Sunday Night at the London Palladium, but refuse to join the finale.
26 Englebert Humperdinck: "Release Me" [Decca F 12541, charts, UK #1]
The Spencer Davis Group: "I'm a Man" [Fontana TF 762, charts, UK #9]
The New Vaudeville Band featuring Tristram: "Peek-a-Boo" [Fontana TF 784, charts, UK #7]
27 Petula Clark: "This Is My Song" / "The Show Is Over" [Pye release]
P. J. Proby: "Niki Hoeky" / "Good Things Are Coming My Way" [Liberty release]
Kenny Lynch: "It's Too Late" / "I Just Wanna Love You" [HMV release]
Billy Fury: "Hurtin' Is Loving" / "Things Are Changing" [Parlophone release]
Nicky Scott: "Backstreet Girl" / "Chain Reaction" [Immediate release]
Oscar: "Over the Wall We Go" [Reaction release]
The Remo Four: "Live Like a Lady" [Fontana release]
The Attack: "Try It" [Decca release]
  Florida: Virgil Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee die in their space capsule in an accident
28 London: The Four Tops perform at the Royal Albert Hall with the Merseys, Madeline Bell, the Remo Four, and The Johnny Watson Band
London: Brian Poole and the Tremeloes officially part company
29 London: The Who perform A Quick One, while He's Away at the Saville Theater where they share the bill with the Jimi Hendrix Experience
31 London: LSE students demonstrate against the selection of Walter Adams as director by occupying the campus's Old Theater. Authorities turn off the power and a caretaker dies of a heart attack in the confusion.
 
  Other January Artifacts
  The Animals: Animalism [UK release]
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  February
2 Tremeloes: "Here Comes My Baby" [CBS 202519, charts, UK #4]
Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band: "Michael" [Piccadilly 7N 35359, charts, UK #39]
3 Holloway Road, London: Joe Meek murders his landlady and then commits suicide
4 Donovan: "Mellow Yellow" / "Preachin' Love" [Pye release]
Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers: "I'll Take Good Care of You" / "I'm Sorry" [Parlophone release]
Herman's Hermits: "There's a Kind of Hush" / "Gas Light Street" [Columbia release]
5 News of the World: Mick Jagger has tried LSD and lured women with drugs
ABC-TV: Mick Jagger on the Eamonn Andrews Show indicates that he will sue the News of the World for libel
6 Soviet Premier Kosygin meets with PM Wilson
7 London: Mick Jagger initiates a libel suit against the News of the World
8 London: Brian Epstein signs a nine-year recording deal with EMI on behalf of the Beatles
9 Vince Hill: "Edelweiss" [Columbia DB 8127, charts, UK #2]
Herman's Hermits: "There's a Kind of Hush" [Columbia DB 8123, charts, UK #7]
Donovan: "Mellow Yellow" [Pye 7N 17267, charts, UK #8]
The Bystnaders: "98.6" [Piccadilly 7N 35363, charts, UK #45]
10 Tom Jones: "Detroit City" / "If I Had You" [Decca release]
Marianne Faithful: "Is This What I Get for Loving You" / "Tomorrow's Calling" [Decca release]
The Hollies: "On a Carousel" / "All the World Is Love" [Parlophone release]
The Seekers: "Georgy Girl" / "The Last Thing on My Mind" [Columbia release]
The Troggs: "Give It to Me" / "You're Lying" [Page One]
Graham Bond Organization: "You've Gotta Have Love Babe" [Page One release]
Chris Farlowe: "My Way of Giving" / "You're So Good for Me" [Immediate release]
  The Troggs: Trogglodynamite [Page One LP release]
  London: The Beatles record the orchestral music for "A Day in the Life;" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithfull, and Donovan attend
NME: Peter and Gordon plan to work on separate careers
11 London: Hedgehoppers Anonymous break up
12 West Sussex: Police raid Keith Richards's home and seize drugs
14 Prime Minister Wilson predicts potentially impending peaceful settlement of Vietnamese conflict
15 The Beatles: "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields" [US release]
16 Petula Clark: "This Is My Song" [UK #1 for 2 weeks]
  The Hollies: "On a Carousel" [Parlophone R 5562, charts, UK #4]
Tom Jones: "Detroit City" [Decca F 22555, charts, UK #8]
The Troggs: "Give It to Me" [Page One POF 030, charts, UK #12]
Chris Farlowe: "My Way of Giving In" [Immediate IM 041, charts, UK #48]
17 The Beatles: "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields" [UK release]
Dusty Springfield: "I'll Try Anything" / "The Corrupt Ones" [Philips release]
Paul and Barry Ryan: "Keep It out of Sight" / "Who Told You?" [Decca release]
Freddie and the Dreamers: "Hello, Hello" / "All I Ever Want Is You" [Columbia release]
Val Doonican: "Memories Are Made of This" / "I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago" [Decca release]
Shirley Bassey: "The Impossible Dream" / "Do I Look Like a Fool" [United Artists]
Poets: "Wooden Spoon" [Decca release]
18 Pete Townshend reveals that he's writing a pop opera
19 News of the World: reports on the raid at Keith Richards' home ahead of police announcement
23 The Beatles: "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" [Parlophone R 5570, charts, UK #2]
Harry Secombe: "This Is My Song" [Philips BF 1539]
The Seekers: "Georgy Girl" [Columbia DB 8134, charts, UK #3]
Val Doonican: "Memories Are Made of This" [Decca F 12566, charts, UK #12]
Dusty Springfield: "I'll Try Anything" [Philips BF 1553, charts, UK #13]
24 Kathy Kirby: "No One's Gonna Hurt You Anymore" / "My Yiddishe Momme" [Columbia release]
The Tokens: "Green Plant" / "Saloogy" [Stateside release]
Alan Price Set: "Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear" / "Tickle Me" [Decca release]
David Garrick: "I've Found a Love" / "(You Can't Hide)" a Broken Heart" [Piccadilly release]
  London: Steve Marriot and girlfriend, Chrissie Shrimpton, are detained and searched for drugs
27 London: The Beatles, Brian Epstein, and EMI sign a new recording contract
Sound Techniques Studio, Old Church Street, Chelsea: Pink Floyd begin recording a demo tape of six songs to shop to record labels. Joe Boyd produces with John Wood engineering.
  The Rolling Stones: Between the Buttons [London PS 499; US LP release; US #2]
28 Copenhagen: Steve and Muff Winwood announce they are quitting the Spencer Davis Group after Liverpool on April 2nd
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  March
2 Engelbert Humperdinck: "Release Me" [UK #1 for 6 weeks]
  The Alan Price Set: "Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear" [Decca F 12570, charts, UK #4]
Paul and Barry Ryan: "Keep It out of Sight" [Decca F 12260, charts, UK #30]
3 Ottawa: Eric Burdon and The Animals refuse to play unless advance payment is made
4 Pink Floyd: "Arnold Layne" / "Candy and a Currant Bun" [UK release]
The Small Faces: "I Can't Make It" / "Just Passing" [UK release]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: "Touch Me, Touch Me" / "Marina" [Fontana release]
The Bee Gees: "Spicks & Specks" / "I Am the World" [Polydor release]
Graham Bonney: "Happy Together" / "That Bad Day" [Columbia release]
The Dave Clark Five: "You Got What It Takes" / "Sitting Here Baby" [Columbia release]
9 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich: "Touch Me, Touch Me" [Fontana TF 798, charts, UK #13]
The Small Faces: "I Can't Make It" [Decca F 12565, charts, UK #26]
Marianne Faithfull: "Is This What I Get for Loving You" [Decca F 22524, charts, UK #43]
The Smoke: "My Friend Jack" [Columbia DB 8115, charts, UK #45]
10 Cliff Richard and the Shadows: "It's All Over" / "Why Wasn't I Born Rich" [Columbia release]
Keith: "Tell Me to My Face" / "I Can't Go Wrong" [Mercury release]
Pink Floyd: "Arnold Layne" / "Candy and a Currant Bun" [Columbia DB 8156, release]
Dave Berry: "Stranger" / "Stick by the Book" [Decca release]
The Nashville Teens: "I'm Coming Home" / "Searching" [Decca release]
Millie Small: "Chicken Feed" / "Wings of a Dove" [Fontana release]
The Truth: "Walk Away Renee" [Decca release]
The Applejacks: "You've Been Cheating" [CBS release]
The Soft Machine: "Love Makes Sweet Music" [Polydor release]
Helen Shapiro: "Make Me Belong to You" / "The Way of the World" [Columbia release]
13 London: Nine-day student occupation of the LSE begins.
16 Sandie Shaw: "Puppet on a String" [Pye 7N 17272, charts, UK #1]
Cliff Richard: "It's All Over" [Columbia DB 8150, charts, UK #9]
The Dave Clark Five: "You Got What It Takes" [Columbia DB 7909, charts, UK #28]
17 Georgie Fame: "Because I Love You" / "Bidin' My Time" [CBS release]
The Mindbenders: "We'll Talk about It Tomorrow" / "Far across Town" [Fontana release]
The Easybeats: "Who'll Be the One" / "Saturday Night" [United Artists release]
The Zombies: "Goin' out of My Head" / "She Does Everything for Me" [Decca release]
The Dakotas: "I'm 'N 'Ardworking Barrow Boy" / "Seven Pounds of Potatoes" [Page One release]
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Purple Haze" / "51st Anniversary" [UK release]
  Marianne Faithfull: Loveinamist [Decca LK 4854; LP release]
London: The Stax Revue opens at the Finsbury Park Astoria
NME: Steve Winwood has formed a group with James Capaldi, David Mason, and Christopher Wood
  London: LSE students stage the "Daffodil March" down Fleet Street
18 Lands End: The oil tanker Torrey Canyon runs aground
19 The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Purple Haze" / "51st Anniversary" [US release]
23 The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Purple Haze" [Track 604 001, charts, UK #3]
Jeff Beck: "Hi-Ho Silver Lining" [Columbia DB 8151, charts, UK #14]
Georgie Fame: "Because I Love You" [CBS 202587, charts, UK #15]
Dusty Springfield: "Give Me Time" [Philips BF 1577, charts, UK #24]
24 Jonathan King: "Round, Round" / "Time and Motion" [Decca release]
Peter and Gordon: "Sunday for Tea" / "Start Trying Someone Else" [Columbia release]
Manfred Mann: "Ha! Ha! Said the Clown" / "Feeling So Good" [Fontana release]
Cat Stevens: "I'm Gonna Get Me a Gun" / "School Is Out" [Deram release]
Barron Knights: "Lazy Fat People" / "In the Night" [Columbia release]
Dennis Dell: "It Breaks My Heart" / "Better Use Your Head" [CBS release]
25 New York City: The Who and Cream begin their US tour
26 ATV: All-star concert in support of the Aberfan Disaster Fund aired
30 Manfred Mann: "Ha Ha Said the Clown" [Fontana TF 812, charts, UK #4]
Cat Stevens: "I'm Gonna Get Me a Gun" [Deram DM 118, charts, UK #6]
The Dubliners: "Seven Drunken Nights" [Major Minor MM 506, charts, UK #7]
Pink Floyd: "Arnold Layne" [Columbia DB 8156, charts, UK #20]
31 The Move: "I Can Hear the Grass Grow" / "Wave the Flag and Stop the Train" [Deram release]
Jackie Trent: "Humming Bird" / "I'll Be with You" [Pye release]
Shirley Bassey: "If You Go Away" / "Give Him Your Love" [United Artists release]
Frank Ifield: "Out of Nowhere" / "And I Always Will Do" [Columbia release]
Brian Poole: "That Reminds Me Baby" / "Tomorrow Never Comes" [CBS release]
The Bachelors: "Oh How I Miss You" / "Ghost Mountain" [Decca release]
Alan Bown Set: "Gonna Fix You Good" [Pye release]
Brian Auger: "Tiger" [Columbia release]
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  April
1 Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland: Pye records "Scene '67 featuring The Kinks, The Fortunes, and Sounds Incorporated. This will be the performance on The Live Kinks [aka Live at Kelvin Hall].
  France: Canada and the US complete their withdrawl of 26,000 NATO troops from French soil
2 Aden: Eight killed in anti-British riots
5 London: Chris Britton (the Troggs) returns for an Italian tour after manager Larry Page threatens to sue him
6 The Move: "I Can Hear the Grass Grow" [Deram DM 117, charts, UK #5]
The Bachelors: "Oh How I Miss You" [Decca F 22592, charts, UK #30]
7 Tom Jones: "Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings" / "I'll Never Let You Go" [Decca release]
Max Bygraves: "My Cup Runneth Over" / "My Ukelele" [Pye release]
Twice as Much: "Crystal Ball" / "Why Can't They All Go and Leave Me Alone" [Immediate release]
Magic Lanterns: "Auntie Grizelda" / "Time Will Tell" {CBS release]
David and Jonathan: "Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen by-the-Sea" [Columbia release]
Chris Andrews: "I'll Walk to You" / "They've All Got Their Eyes on You" [Decca release]
Lulu: "The Boat that I Row" / "Dreary Days and Nights" [Columbia release]
Crispian St. Peters: "Almost Persuaded" / "You Have Gone" [Decca release]
The Shadows: "Maroc 7" / "Bombay Duck" [Columbia release]
  Cliff Richard: Don't Stop Me Now... [Columbia LP release]
Herman's Hermits: Herman's Hermits, Vol. II [Columbia LP release]
8 Vienna: Sandi Shaw wins Eurovision Song Contest with "Puppet On a String"
13 Nancy and Frank Sinatra: "Something Stupid" [UK #1 for 2 weeks]
  Lulu: "The Boat that I Row" [Columbia DB 8169, charts, UK #6]
Tom Jones: "Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings" [Decca F 12599, charts, UK #7]
The Shadows: "Maroc 7" [Columbia DB 8170, charts, #24]
14 Prince Buster: "The Ten Commandments" / "Sting Like a Bee" [Blue Beat release]
The Warm Sounds: "Birds and Bees" / "Doo Dah" [Deram release]
The Yardbirds: "Little Games" / "Puzzles" [Columbia release]
Zoot Money's Big Roll Band: "Nick Knack" / "I Really Learnt How to Cry" [Columbia release]
Rolf Harris: "Fijian Girl" / "You Got What It Takes" [Columbia release]
The Herd: "I Can Fly" / "Diary of a Narcissist" [Fontana release]
Denny Laine: "Say You Don't Mind" / "Ask the People" [Deram release]
Susan Maughan: "Don't Go Home" [Philips release]
Alexis Korner: "Rosie" [Fontana release]
The Bee Gees: "New York Mining Disaster, 1941" / "I Can't See Nobody" [Polydor release]
Billy J. Kramer: "Town of Tuxley Toy Maker, Part 1" / "Chinese Girl" [Reaction release]
David Bowie: "The Laughing Gnome" / "The Gospel According to Tony Day" [Deram release]
John Mayall: A Hard Road [Decca LK 4853 LP release]
16 Pink Floyd: "See Emily Play" / "Scarecrow" [Columbia release]
19 Troggs: "My Lady" [Page One release]
20 The Skatalites: "Guns of Navarone" [Island WI 168, charts, UK #36]
22 The Tremeloes: "Silence Is Golden" / "Let Your Hair Hang Down" [CBS release]
The Artwoods: "What Shall I Do" / "In the Deep End" [Parlophone release]
The Who: "Pictures of Lily" / "Doctor, Doctor" [Track release]
The Searchers: "Western Union" / "Now That It's Tomorrow" [Stateside release]
Ian Whitcomb: "Lucky Jim" / "I've Been Ill" [Stateside release]
26 Denmark Street, London: the master tapes for the Move's album are stolen from their car. They offer a £200 reward.
27 Sandie Shaw: "Puppet on a String" [UK #1 for 3 weeks]
  The Tremeloes: "Silence is Golden" [CBS 2723, charts, UK #1]
The Who: "Pictures of Lily" [Track 604 002, charts, UK #4]
The Bee Gees: "New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)" [Polydor 56 161 charts, UK #12]
29 Wayne Fontana: "24, Sycamore" / "From a Boy to a Man" [Fontana release]
Them: "Gloria" / "Friday's Child" [Major-Minor release]
The Rockin' Berries: "Sometimes" / "Needs to Be" [Piccadilly release]
Darid Garrick: "A Certain Misunderstanding" / "I'm Looking Straight at You" [Piccadilly]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: "Okay" [Fontana release]
  NME: Muff Winwod has become a Management Executive with Island Records and West End Promotions. His charges include Jackie Edwards, Millie Small, and the Smoke.
29-30 London: "14-Hour Technicolour Dream" at Alexandra Palace: the Who, the Move, Pink Floyd, the Pretty Things, Soft Machine, the Social Deviants, Tomorrow, Alexis Korner, the Creation, the Graham Bond Organization, etc.

  Other April Artifacts
  Berkshire: Traffic begin rehearsals in Steve Winwood's cottage
  New York City: Norman Weiss begins threatening lawsuits against radio stations that have been playing bootleg recordings from the Beatles' up-coming album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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  May
1 Las Vegas: Elvis weds Priscilla Ann Beaulieu
2 Dublin: The Beach Boys begin their British tour at the Adelphi
  UK and US trim NATO contingents
3 London: The Walker Brothers announce they have disbanded
4 The Warm Sounds: "Birds and Bees" [Deram DM 120, charts, UK #8]
  London: The Beach Boys perform at the Hammersmith Odeon
5 The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "The Wind Cries Mary" / "Highway Chile" [Track release]
The Kinks: "Waterloo Sunset" / "Act Nice and Gentle" [Pye release]
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound: "Day Time, Night Time" / "I've Seen It All Before" [Parlophone release]
Manfred Mann: "Sweet Pea" / "One Way" [Fontana release]
John's Children: "Desdemona" / "Remember Thomas à Becket" [Track release]
Vince Hill: "Roses of Picardy" / "Mickey Dunne" [Columbia release]
Moody Blues: "Fly Me High" / "Really Haven't Got the Time" [Decca release]
Val Doonican: "Two Streets" / "It Must Be You" [Decca release]
The New Vaudeville Band: "Finchley Central" / "Rosie" [Fontana release]
The Pretty Things: "Children" / "My Time" [Fontana release]
Chris Farlowe: "Yesterday's Papers" / "Life Is But Nothing" [Immediate release]
10 Chichester, Sussex. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Robert Fraser appear in court and are released on bail of £100 each.
South Kensington, London. Brian Jones and Prince Stanislaus Klossowski are arrested at Jones' flat and charged with drug possession.
11 The Kinks: "Waterloo Sunset" [Pye 7N 17321, charts, UK #2]
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "The Wind Cries Mary" [Track 604 004, charts, UK #6]
The New Vaudeville Band: "Finchley Central" [Fontana TF 824, charts, UK #11]
Vince Hill: "Roses of Picardy" [Columbia DB 8185, charts, UK #13]
Malcolm Roberts: "Time Alone Will Tell" [RCA 1578, charts, UK #45]
  Britain reapplies for EEC membership
13 The Dave Clark Five: "Tabatha Twitchit" / "Man in a Pin-striped Suit" [Columbia release]
The Walker Brothers: "Walking in the Rain" / "Baby Make It the Last Time" [Philips release]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich: "Okay!" / "He's a Raver" [Fontana release]
Lomax Alliance: "Try as You May" / "See the People" [CBS release]
B. Bumble and the Stingers: "Silent Movies" / "Twelfth Street Rag" [Mercury release]
Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers: "Use Me" / "I'll Be There" [Parlophone release]
The Brain: "Kick the Donkey" / "Nightmares in Red" [Parlophone release]
Procol Harum: "A Whiter Shade of Pale" / "Lime Street Blues" [Deram release]
Champion Jack Dupree: "Barrelhouse Woman" [London release]
Rolf Harris: "If I Were a Rich Man" [Columbia release]
  NME: A laborer has found the tapes of the Move's next album on a work site in North London
London: "Games for May" at Queen Elizabeth Hall (Pink Floyd)
13-14 London: "Two-Day Light Show" featuring the Jeff Beck Group, Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, Winstons Fumbs, and the Sam Gopal Indian Blend
14 London: Antonelli's film, Blow Up, with a performance by the Yardbirds, opens
15 Wembly, London: NME Poll-winners' Concert featuring the Beach Boys; the Spencer Davis Group; Paul Jones; the Alan Price Set; Dusty Springfield; Cliff Richard; Cat Stevens; the Small Faces; the Troggs; the Tremeloes; Stevie Winwood; Georgie Fame; Cream; Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band; Lulu; Jeff Beck; and the Dubliners.
16 Paris: DeGaulle again rejects the British application to join the EEC
18 The Tremeloes: "Silence Is Golden" [UK #1 for 3 weeks]
  Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich: "Okay!" [Fontana TF 830, charts, UK #4]
19 Belgravia, London: The Beatles introduce their new album, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, to the press.
20 The Troggs: "Night of the Long Grass" / "Girl in Black" [Page One release]
Petula Clark: "Don't Sleep in the Subway" / "Here Comes the Morning" [Pye release]
Englebert Humperdinck: "There Goes My Everything" / "You Love" [Decca release]
Los Bravos: "I'm All Ears" / "You'll Never Get the Chance Again" [Decca release]
Dusty Springfield: "Give Me Time" / "The Look of Love" [Philips release]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: "When I Was Young" / "A Girl Named Sandoz" [MGM release]
Kathy Kirby: "In All the World" / "Time" [Columbia release]
  The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Are You Experienced? [UK LP release]
  Moscow: The Soviet Union ratifies a ban on nuclear weapons in space with the United States and Britain
22 New York: James Langston Hughes (b. Joplin, Mo., Feb. 1, 1902) dies
25 Procol Harum: "A Whiter Shade of Pale" [Deram DM 126, charts; UK #1; US#5 7/67]
Englebert Humperdinck: "There Goes My Everything" [Decca F 12610, charts, UK #2]
Manfred Mann: "Sweet Pea" [Fontana TF 828, charts, UK #36]
Val Doonican: "Two Streets" [Decca F 12608, charts, UK #39]
  Celtic win the European Cup
27 Traffic: "Paper Sun" / "Giving to You [Island release]
The Hollies: "Carrie Anne" / "Signs That Will Never Change" [Parlophone release]
Peter and Gordon: "The Joker" / "Red, Cream and Velvet" [Columbia release]
The Fortunes: "Our Love has Gone" / "Truly Yours" [Decca release]
The Young Idea: "With a Little Help from My Friends" / "Colours of Darkness" [Columbia release]
The Small Faces: "Patterns" / "E Too D" [Decca release]
Migil Five: "Together" / "Superstition" [Columbia release]
  The Tremeloes: Here Come the Tremeloes [CBS 63017, LP release]
The Easybeats: Good Friday [United Artists ULP 1167, LP release]
  London: The Small Faces switch from Decca to Immediate
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  June
1 The Hollies: "Carrie-Anne" [Parlophone R 5602, charts, UK #3]
Traffic: "Paper Sun" [Island WIP 6002, charts, UK #5]
The Troggs: "Night of the Long Grass" [Page One POF 022, charts, UK #17]
  The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [Parlophone LP release]
2 The Small Faces: "Here Comes The Nice" / "Talk to You" [Immediate release]
Cream: "Strange Brew" / "Tales of Brave Ulysses" [Reaction release]
Cliff Richard: "I'll Come Runnin'" / "I Get the Feelin'" [Columbia release]
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers: "Double Trouble" / "It Hurts Me Too" [Decca release]
Joe Brown: "With a Little Help from My Friends" / "Show Me Around" [Pye release]
David and Jonathan: "She's Leaving Home" / "One Born Every Minute" [Columbia release]
Bernard Cribbins: "When I'm Sixty-four" / "Oh My Word" [Parlophone release]
  The Small Faces: From the Beginning [Decca UK LP release]
  The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [Capitol US LP release]
4 London: Procol Harum make their concert debut at the Saville Theatre
5 London: Mr. Justice Widgery of the High Court rules against Larry Page's claim of 10% interest in the Kinks
  Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon: Israel attacks Arab airfields after Nasser blockades the Israeli port of Eilat ("5-day War")
8 Procol Harum : "Whiter Shade of Pale" [UK #1 for 6 weeks]
  The Small Faces: "Here Comes the Nice" [Immediate IM 050; charts; UK #12]
Cream: "Strange Brew" [Reaction 591 015; charts; UK #17]
Cliff Richard: "I'll Come Running" [Columbia DB 8210; charts; UK #26]
10 Cilla Black: "What Good Am I?" / "Over My Head" [Parlophone release]
New Faces: "Lace Covered Window" / "The Life that I Lead" [Pye release]
12 London: World premiere of You Only Live Twice at the Odeon
  Washington, D. C.: the Supreme Court strikes down state laws prohibiting interracial marriages
13 Washington, D.C.: President Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the US Supreme Court
15 Eric Burdon and the Animals: "When I Was Young" [MGM 1340, charts, UK #45]
16 Monterey, California: Monterey Pop Festival opens with the Association, the Paupers, Beverly, Lou Rawls, Eric Burdon and the New Animals, and Simon and Garfunkel
17 Pink Floyd: "See Emily Play" / "Scarecrow" [Columbia release]
P.J. Proby: "You Can't Come Home Again" / "World with Me Annie" [Liberty release]
Jackie Trent: "Your Love Is Everything" / "It's Not Easy Loving You" [Philips release]
Judith Durham: "The Olive Tree" / "The Non-performing Lion Quickstep" [Columbia release]
The Incredible Sting Band: "Way Back in the 1960s" [Elektra release]
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen: "When I'm 64" / "Goodnight Irene" [Pye release]
  Life: Paul McCartney reveals in an interview that he has tried LSD
  Monterey, California: Monterey Pop Festival continues with the Electric Flag; Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janice Joplin; Brooker T. and the MGs; the Byrds; the Jeffereson Airplane; and Oris Redding
18 Monterey, California: Monterey Pop Festival concludes with Ravi Shankar; the Blues Project; the Buffalo Springfield (with David Crosby), the Who; Jimi Hendrix Experience; and the Mamas and the Papas
22 Pink Floyd: "See Emily Play" [Columbia DB 8214, charts, UK #6]
23 Paul and Barry Ryan: "Claire" (Geoff Stephens) / "I'll Make It Worth Your While" [Decca release]
Lulu: "Let's Pretend" / "To Sir, with Love" [Columbia release]
The Syn: "Created by Clive" / "Grounded" [Deram release]
Nola York: "Photographs" / "He's Looking at Her" [Philips release]
The Dubliners: "All for Me Greg" / "I Know My Love" [Major Minor release]
Unit 4 plus 2: "Butterfly" / "A Place to Go" [Fontana release]
The Easybeats: "Heaven and Hell" / "Pretty Girl" [United Artists release]
Chris Farlowe: "Moanin'" / "What Have I Been Doing" [Immediate release]
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers: "I'm Your Witchdoctor" / "Telephone Blues" [Immediate release]
Whistling Jack Smith: "Hey There Little Miss Mary" / "I Was Bizet's Carmen" [Deram release]
The Action: "Shadows and Reflections" [Parlophone release]
Swinging Blue Jeans: "Something's Coming Along" [HMV release]
The Bachelors: "My World (Il Mundo)" / "Marta" [Decca release]
The Merseys: "The Cat" / "Change of Heart" [Fontana release]
  The Small Faces: Small Faces [Immediate IM 008, LP release]
Donovan: Sunshine Superman [Pye NPL 18181, LP release]
David Bowie: David Bowie [Deram SML 1007, LP release]
25 London/BBC-1: The Beatles perform "All You Need Is Love" in a global broadcast on Our World
27 Chichester, West Sussex: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are found guilty of drug possession
28 London: Keith Reid announces that Procol Harum has "termintated its association" with manager, Jonathan Weston
London: The Troggs announce that they have left Larry Page and his record label. Page threatens to sue.
29 Anita Harris: "Just Loving You" [CBS 2724, charts, UK #6]
Lulu: "Let's Pretend" [Columbia DB 8221, charts, UK #11]
Joe Brown: "With a Little Help from My Friends" [Pye 7N 17339, charts, UK #32]
Chris Farlowe: "Moanin'" [Immediate IM 056, charts, UK #46]
Paul and Barry Ryan: "Claire" [Decca F 12633, charts, UK #47]
  Chichester, West Sussex: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sentenced to prison
London: Pete Townshend, Roger Daltry, and Keith Moon record "The Last Time" / "Under My Thumb" in support of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
30 The Who: "The Last Time" / "Under My Thumb" [Track release]
Jeff Beck Group: "Tally Man" (Graham Gouldman) [Columbia release]
The Creation: "If I Stay Too Long" / "Nightmares" [Polydor 56177 release]
Swinging Blue Jeans: "Tremblin'" [HMV release]
Pinkerton's Colours: "Mum and Dad" / "On a Street Car" [Pye release]
Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band: "She Shot a Hole in My Soul" / "I've Been Hurt by Love" [Piccadilly release]
The Attack: "Created by Clive" [Decca release]
The Human Instinct: "I Can't Live without You" / "Go-Go" [Mercury release]
  Georgie Fame: Two Faces of Fame [CBS 63018 LP release]
The Dubliners: Drop of the Hard Stuff [Major Minor MMLP3 LP release]
  Chichester, West Sussex: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are released on bail
NME: Tony Hall, Head of Exploitation at Decca Records and responsible for Deram, resigns
London: The High Court grants an injunction against the Troggs, prententing them from engaging anyone by Larry Page from acting as their manager, agent, or representative.
 
  Other June Artifacts
  The Rolling Stones: Flowers [London PS 509, LP release]
West Saugerties, New York
: Dylan and the Band rehearse and record
Montreal: Elvis's guitar goes on display at Canada's Expo 67
Washington, D.C.: the National Committee for Recording Arts launches a campaign to collect performance fees for every broadcast of a recording, replacing a system that only pays composers and publishers
  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC
   
  July
1 The Times: William Rees-Mogg publishes his "Who Breaks a Butterfly on a Wheel," an editorial about the judicial treatment of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Blackheath: Rhythm and Blues Festival featuring the Small Faces and others
2 London: Brian Epstein presents Cream at the Saville Theatre
5 The Bachelors: "Marta" [Decca F 22634, charts, UK #20; last chart]
6 London: The Iveys (later Badfinger) play the "Whisky A Go Go" in Wardour Street, Soho
London: Andrew Oldham announces that he and Tony Calder will take over management of the Small Faces from Robert Wace
  West Africa: The Biafran Civil War begins
8 The Beatles: "All You Need Is Love" / "Baby You're a Rich Man" [UK release]
Sandie Shaw: "Tonight in Tokyo" / "You've Been Seeing Her Again" [Pye release]
Dave Davies: "Death of a Clown" / "Love Me Till the Sun Shines" [Pye 7N 17356; release]
Sounds Orchestral: "A Man and a Woman" / "West of Carnaby" {Piccadilly release]
The Bee Gees: "To Love Somebody" / "Close Another Door" [Polydor release]
The Shadows: "Jigsaw" [Columbia release]
  London: Andrew Loog Oldham takes over management of the Small Faces from Robert Wace
  Hong Kong: Anti-British riots
12 The Beatles: "All You Need Is Love" [Parlophone R 5620, charts, UK #1]
Desmond Dekker and the Aces: "007" [Pyramid PYR 6004, charts, UK #14]
Sandie Shaw: "Tonight in Tokyo" [Pye 7N 17346, charts, UK #21]
The Bee Gees: "To Love Somebody" [Polydor 56 178, charts, UK #41]
13 Newark, New Jersey: Race-related riots (27 die)
14 London: Parliament passes the "Marine, &c., Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967"
15 The Troggs: "Hi Hi Hazel" / "As I Ride By" [Page One release]
Jeff Beck Group: "Tallyman" / "Rock My Plimsoul" [Columbia release]
Adge Cutler and the Wurzels: "I Wish I Was Back on the Farm" / "Easton-in-Gordano" [Columbia release]
Herman's Hermits: "Museum" / "Moonshine Man" [Columbia release]
Frank Ifield: "Up-Up and Away" / "Roses, Moonlight and One Little Bottle of Wine" [Columbia release]
Jet Harris: "My Lady" [Fontana release]
Robert Plant: "Long Time Coming" [CBS release]
The Attack: "Washington Square" [Philips release]
  Calgary, Alberta: The Who begin US tour, opening for Herman's Hermits
16 Melody Maker: Dusty Springfield, "Sessionmen? They're extremely pleasant individually, but rather Prussian together. They run in packs. They don't like you suggesting things about the music to them."
  London: How I Won the War, with John Lennon as one of the actors, opens
ABC-TV: Cliff Richard and Paul Jones face off in a religious debate on Looking for an Answer
17 The Beatles: "All You Need Is Love" / "Baby You're a Rich Man" [US release; US#1 8/67]
18 New York: John Coltrane (40) dies.
19 The Beatles: "All You Need Is Love" [UK #1 for 3 weeks]
  Dave Davies: "Death of a Clown" [Pye 7N 17356, charts, UK #3]
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen: "When I'm 64" [Pye 7N 17348, charts, UK #43; last chart]
22 Tom Jones: "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" / "Things I Wanna Do" [Decca release]
The Ivy League: "Suddenly Things" / "Tomorrow Is Another Day" [Piccadilly release]
Julie Rogers: "Bless You" / "Go on Home" [Mercury release]
Amen Corner: "Gin House Blues" / "I Know" [Deram release]
Rockin' Berries: "Smile" / "Breakfast at Sam's" [Piccadilly release]
Vince Hill: "When the World Is Ready" / "When You Go" [Columbia release]
  Paul Jones: Love Me Love My Friends [HMV CLP 3602, LP release]
The Bee Gees: The Bee Gees' 1st [Polydor 582012 B, LP release]
The Pretty Things: Emotions [Fontana TL 5425, LP release]
Susan Maughan: Susan Maughan [Philips BL7791, LP release]
The Hollies: Evolution [Parlophone LP release]
  London: Free the Pirates at Alexandra Palace sponsored by Radio Caroline and featuring the Move
23 Detroit: Police raid the United Community League for Civil Action for unlicensed serving of alcohol. Rioting begins in the 4th Street area and continues for several days.
25 Lansing, Michigan: Gov. Romney requests federal troops to contol the Detroit rioting in which 43 die and police arrest 7,000.
26 Tom Jones: "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" [Decca F 12639, charts, UK #2]
The Troggs: "Hi Hi Hazel" [Page One POF 030, charts, UK #42]
Amen Corner: "Gin House Blues" [Deram DM 136, charts, UK #12]
The Who: "The Last Time" / "Under My Thumb" [Track 604 006, charts, UK #44]
27 London: The Sexual Offences Act takes effect protecting sexual acts between consenting adults in private
28 Cat Stevens: "Bad Night" / "The Laughing Apple" [Deram release]
The Tremeloes: "Even the BAd Times Are Good" / "Jenny's Alright" [CBS release]
The Spencer Davis Group: "Time Seller" [Fontana release]
The New Vaudeville Band: "Green Street Green" (Stephens)/"Fourteen Lovely Women" [Fontana release]
The Alan Price Set: "The House that Jack Built" / "Who Cares" [Decca release]
John's Children: "Come and Play with Me in the Garden" / "Sara, Crazy Child" [Track release]
Van Morrison: "Brown Eyed Girl" / "Goodbye Baby" [London release]
Warm Sounds: "Sticks and Stones" / "Angeline" [Immediate release]
Dickie Valentine: "Melina" / "Love" [Philips release]
Strawberry Children: "Love Years Coming" [Liberty release]
Winston's Fumbs: "Real Crazy Apartment" [RCA release]
  The Small Faces: From the Beginning [Decca LK 4879, LP release]
The Bachlors: Golden All Time Hits [Decca LK R 4849, LP release]
Frank Ifield: You Came Along [Columbia SX 6147, LP release]
The New Vaudeville Band: Finchley Central [Fontana TL 5430, LP release]
29 London: International Love-In at Alexandra Palace featuring Eric Burdon and the Animals, the Pink Floyd, the Blossom Toes, the Apostolic Intervention, the Creation, the Nervous System, Tomorrow, Sam Gopal, Arthur Brown, and Ginger Johnson
30 Detroit: riots end leaving 88 dead and troops in the streets
31 London: Jagger and Richards convictions overturned
 
  Other July Artifacts
  BBC 2: Colour TV
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  August
1 Pink Floyd: Piper at the Gates of Dawn [Columbia LP release]
  London: MGM opens record offices in Dean Street
2 The Alan Price Set: "The House that Jack Built" [Decca F 12641, charts, UK #4]
The Tremeloes: "Even the Bad Times Are Good" [CBS 2930, charts, UK #4]
Cat Stevens: "A Bad Night" [Deram DM 140, charts, UK #20]
Jeff Beck: "Tallyman"[/"Rock My Plimsoul"] [Columbia DB 8227, charts, UK #30]
The New Vaudeville Band: "Green Street Green" [Fontana TF 853, charts, UK #37]
The Symbols: "Bye Bye Baby" [President PT 144, charts, UK #44]
4 The Small Faces: "Itchycoo Park" / "I'm Only Dreaming" [Immediate IM 052, release]
Spectrum: "Porobello Road" / "Comes the Dawn" [RCA release]
The Flower Pot Men: "Let's Go to San Francisco, Parts I and II" [Deram release]
Acker Bilk: "Tarzan's March" / "Acker's Personal Jungle" [Columbia release]
Cliff Richard: "The Day I Met Marie" / "Our Story Book" [Columbia release]
David Bowie: "Love You Till Tuesday" / "Did You Ever Have a Dream" [Deram release]
  Simon Dupree and the Big Sound: Without Reservations [Parlophone PMC7029, LP release]
Paul and Barry Ryan: Two of a Kind [Decca LK 4878, LP release]
Pink Floyd: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn [Columbia SCX 6157, LP release]
5 London: Radio London closes its offices
7 Van Morrison: "Brown Eyed Girl" [US release]
8 George Harrison visits Haight Ashbury
9 Scott McKenzie: "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair" [UK #1 for 4 weeks]
  Keith West: "Excerpt from a Teenage Opera" [Parlophone R 5623, charts, UK #2]
The Small Faces: "Itchycoo Park" [Immediate IM 057, charts, UK #3]
The Spencer Davis Group: "Time Seller" [Fontana TF 854, charts, UK #30]
Nirvana: "Tiny Goddess" [Island release]
11 Windsor: The National Jazz and Blues Festival opens featuring the Small Faces, the Move, Eric Burdon and the New Animals, the Nite People, the Syn, Tomorrow, and the Marmalade
12 Eric Burdon and the Animals: "Good Times" [MGM release]
The Move: "Flowers in the Rain" [Deram release]
The Fortunes: "The Idiot" [United Artists release]
The Herd: "From the Underworld" / "Sweet William" [Fontana release]
Frankie Vaughan: "There Must Be a Way" / "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" [Columbia release]
Dave Berry: "Forever" / "And I Have Learned to Dream" [Decca release]
The Fortunes: "The Idol" / "His Smile Was a Lie" [United Artists release]
Paul Jones: "Thinkin' Ain't for Me" / "Softly" [HMV release]
Denny D'Ell: "A Woman Called Sorrow" [Decca release]
  Windsor: The National Jazz and Blues Festival continues: Paul Jones, Zoot Sims and Dantalian's Chariot, Al Cohn, Bert Jansch, the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Amen Corner, the Nice, the London Jazz Four, Mike Carr Trio with Harold McNair, Yusef Lateef, Danny Moss Quartet with Jeanie Lambe, Graham Collier Septet, Timebox, Ten Years After, Aynsley Dunbar Retalliation, and Adams Recital
13 Windsor: The National Jazz and Blues Festival concludes with Donovan, Cream, Jeff Beck, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Chicken Shack, Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, P. P. Arnold and the Nice, Jeff Beck, Pentangle, Denny Laine Strings, Allan Bown, Piccadilly Line, Al Stewart, and Ottilie Patterson and the John Slaughter Trio.
14 London: Radio London shuts down in anticipation of the Marine Offenses Act
15 UK: Marine Offences Act takes effect banning pirate radio stations
16 Cliff Richard: "The Day I Met Marie" [Columbia DB 8245, charts, UK #10]
  The Kinks: Live at Kelvin Hall [Reprise R 6260, US LP release]
19 The Rolling Stones: "We Love You" / "Dandelion" [Decca release]
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" / "The Stars that Play with Laughing Sam's Dice" [Track release]
David Garrick: "Don't Go out into the Rain" / "Theme for a Wishing Heart" [Piccadilly release]
The Cuppa T: "Miss Pinkerton" / "Brand New World" [Deram release]
The Smoke: "If the Weather's Sunny" / "I Would If I Could but I Can't" [Columbia release]
Ken Dodd: "Mine (Kiss Me Goodnight)" / "When There Was You" [Columbia release]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: "Good Times" / "Ain't that So" [MGM release]
Helen Shapiro: "She Needs Company" / "Stop" [Columbia release]
20 The New York Times: development of a noise reduction system by Dolby.
21 Sunk Head, Thames Estuary: Royal Engineers demolish the erstwhile radio station (Tower Radio/Radio Tower)
22 Beijing: British Chancery destroyed by Red Guards
23 Englebert Humperdinck: "The Last Waltz" [Decca F 12655, charts, UK #1]
Flowerpot Men: "Let's Go to San Francisco" [Deram DM 142; charts; UK #4]
Frankie Vaughan: "There Must Be a Way" [Columbia DB 8248, charts, UK #7]
The Rolling Stones: "We Love You" / "Dandelion" [Decca F 12654, charts, UK #8]
Paul Jones: "Thinkin' Ain't for Me" [HMV POP 1602, charts, UK #32]
24 London: George Harrison attends a lecture by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
London: The Home Office extends visas for the Bee Gees
25 Bangor, Wales: The Beatles begin a weekend seminar on Transcendental Meditation with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
26 Traffic: "Hole in My Shoe" / "Smiling Phases [Island release]
Manfred Mann: "So Long Dad" / "Funniest Gig" [Fontana release]
Georgie Fame: "Try My World" / "No Thanks" [CBS release]
Swinging Blue Jeans: "Don't Go out into the Rain" / "One Woman Man" [HMV release]
  Woburn Abbey, Bedford: Festival of the Flower Children begins featuring the Small Faces, Eric Burdon, the Bee Gees, the Alan Price Set, Marmalade, etc.
27 London: Brian Epstein dies (age 32)
28 Hastings, Sussex: Festival of Music featuring the Kinks; Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich; Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band; The Crazy World of Arthur Brown; Robb Storme and the Whispers; Winstons Fumbs; Hip Hooray Band
29 London: British police involved in scuffle outside Chinese Embassy
30 The Dubliners: "Black Velvet Band" [Major Minor MM530, charts, UK #15]
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" [Track 604 007, charts, UK #18]
  BBC Radio 1: Begins service
London: The directors of Nems Enterprises elect Clive Epstein to replace his brother as chairman
  Washington: U.S. Senate confirms the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first African-American Supreme Court justice
 
  Other August Artifacts
  Lulu: "To Sir With Love" [US release, US#2-11/67]
  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC
   
  September
1 The Move: "Flowers in the Rain" / "The Lemon Tree" [Regal-Zonophone release]
Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band: "Tell It Like It Is" / "Girl I Want to Marry You" [Piccadilly release]
The Nashville Teens: "The Biggest Night of Her Life" / "Last Minute" [Decca release]
The Ethiopians: "Train to Skaville" [Rio release]
Wayne Fontana: "The Impossible Years" / "In My World" [Fontana release]
Gerry Marsden: "Gilbert Green" / "What Makes Me Love You" [CBS release]
  NME: Keith West and Mark Wirtz are developing a "Teenage Opera" both as a musical work and a film
London: UFO Festival at the Roundhouse begins featuring the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Tomorrow with Keith West, and Pink Floyd
2 London: UFO Festival at the Roundhouse continues featuring the Move, Soft Machine, Denny Laine, the Nack, Fairport Convention, and Pink Floyd
6 Engelbert Humperdinck: "The Last Waltz" [UK #1 for 5 weeks]
  The Move: "Flowers in the Rain" [Regal Zonophone RZ3001, charts, UK #2]
Traffic: "Hole in My Shoe" [Island WIP 6017, charts, UK #2]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: "Good Times" [MGM 1344, charts, UK #20]
9 The Peddlers: "Irresistible You" / "Murray's Mood" [CBS release]
The Mindbenders: "The Letter" / "My New Day and Age" [Fontana release]
The Act: "Here Come Those Tears Again" [Columbia release]
  The Kinks: Something Else by the Kinks [Pye NPL 18193, LP release]
Privilege (soundtrack) with Paul Jones, George Bean and the Bean Runners, and Mike Leander's Orchestra [HMV CPL 3623, LP release]
13 Georgie Fame: "Try My World" [CBS 2945, charts, UK #37]
The Ethiopians (Jamaica): "Train to Skaville" [Rio RIO 130, charts, UK #40]
  Shanghai: British Consulate seized by Chinese
15 The Kinks: Something Else by the Kinks [Pyew NPL 18193; UK LP release; UK no chart]
16 Petula Clark: "The Cat in the Window" / "Fancy Dancin' Man" [Pye release]
Adam Faith: "Cowman, Milk Your Cow" / "Daddy What'll Happen to Me" [Parlophone release]
Billy Fury: "Suzanne in the Mirror" / "It Just Don't Matter Now" [Parlophone release]
The Seekers: "When Will the Good Apples Fall" / "Myra" [Columbia release]
The Shadows: "Tomorrow's Cancelled" / "Somewhere" [Columbia release]
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown: "Devil's Grip" [Track release]
  Alma Cogan: Alma [Columbia SX 6130, LP release]
Max Bygraves: Strollin' with Max Bygraves [Pye NPL 18183, LP release]
18 London: The Rolling Stones announce that Andrew Loog Oldham is no longer associated with them
20 The Bee Gees: "Massachusetts" [Polydor 56 192, charts, UK #1]
The Seekers: "When Will the Good Apples Fall" [Columbia DB 8273, charts, UK #11]
The Mindbenders: "The Letter" [Fontana TF 869, charts, UK #42]
  Hong Kong: Death toll from anti-British riots rises to 13
23 The Moody Blues: "Love and Beauty" / "Leave The Man Alone" [Decca release]
Dusty Springfield: "What's It Gonna Be" / "Small Time Girl" [Philips release]
The Hollies: "King Midas in Reverse" / "Everything Is Sunshine" [Parlophone release]
Sandie Shaw: "You've Not Changed" / "Don't Make Me Cry" [Pye release]
The Zombies: "Friends of Mine" / "Beechwood Park" [CBS release]
  London: The Mothers of Invention make their British debut at the Royal Albert Hall
24 London: Traffic premier British performance at the Saville Theatre
25 London: Guitar-In at the Royal Festival Hall with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Bert Jansch, Paco Pena, Sebastian Jorgensen, and Tim Walker
  Britain, France and West Germany agree to develop the Euro Airbus
27 The Foundations: "Baby, Now That I've Found You" [Pye 7N 17366, charts, UK #1]
The Hollies: "King Midas in Reverse" [Parlophone R 5637, charts, UK #18]
Vince Hill: "Love Letters in the Sand" [Columbia DB 8268, charts, UK #23]
30 Anita Harris: "Playground" / "Bad for Me" [CBS 2991, release]
The Settlers: "Major to Minor" / "I Love 'Oo Kazo, 'Cos 'Oo Love Me" [Pye release]
Procol Harum: "Homburg" / "Good Captain Clack" [Regal Zonophone release]
Amen Corner: "The World of Borken Hearts" / "Nema" [Deram release]
Piccadilly Line: "Emily Small" [CBS release]
Sounds Orchestral: "Our Love Story" [Piccadilly release]
  Ravi Shankar and Alla Rakha: Ravi Shankar in New York [Fontana TL 5424, LP release]
  Washington, D.C.: President Johnson signs $70 billion defense bill (largest in US history)
  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC
   
  October
1 Pink Floyd arrives in US for first tour
2 Scarborough: Labour Party convention
  Washington, D.C.: Thurgood Marshall becomes an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, the first black appointed to the nation's highest court
3 New York: Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (55) dies.
4 Procol Harum: "Homburg" [Regal Zonophone RZ 3003, charts, UK #6]
Sandie Shaw: "You've Not Changed" [Pye 7N 17378, charts, UK #18]
5 Introduction of majority verdicts in English courts
7 Nirvana: "Pentecost Hotel" / "Feeling Shattered" [Island release]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: "Zabadak!" / "The Sun Goes Down" [Fontana release]
Val Doonican: "If the Whole World Stopped Lovin'" / "I'd Rather Think of You" [Pye release]
Honeybus: "(Do I Figure) In Your Life" [Deram release]
The Barron Knights: "Here Come the Bees" / "It's a Sin" [Columbia release
David McWilliams: "Harlem Lady" / "Days of Pearly Spencer" [Major-Minor release]
Shirley Bassey: "Big Spender" / "Dangerous Games" [United Artists release]
9 Bolivia: Soldiers kill guerrilla leader, Che Guevara
11 The Bee Gees: "Massachusetts" [UK #1 for 4 weeks]
  Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich: "Zabadak!" [Fontana TF 873, charts, UK #3]
Shirley Bassey: "Big Spender" [United Artists UP 1192, charts, UK #21]
Amen Corner: "World of Broken Dreams" [Deram DM 151, charts, UK #26]
Anita Harris: "Playground" [CBS 2991, charts, UK #46]
  London: The Move apologize to PM Harold Wilson for their use of his image on a postcard advertising their single, "Flowers in the Rain." The postcard depicted Wilson in the bath, attended by his assistant.
13 The Kinks: "Autumn Almanac" / "Mr. Pleasant" [Pye release]
14 The Who: "I Can See For Miles" / "Someone's Coming" [Track release]
The Ivy League: "Thank You for Loving Me" / "In the Not Too Distant Future" [Pye release]
Graham Bonney: "Pappa Joe" / "My Jenny" [Columbia release]
Crispian St. Peters: "Free Spirit" / "I'm Always Crying" [Decca release]
The Equals: "Give Love a Try" / "Another Sad and Lonely Night" [President release]
Paul and Barry Ryan: "Heartbreaker" / "Night Time" [MGM release]
The Young Idea: "Mr. Lovin' Luggage Man" / "Room with a View" [Columbia release]
The Mud: "Flower Power" / "You're My Mother" [CBS release]
Matt Munro: "Pretty Polly" / "Release Me" [Capitol release]
John's Children: "Go-go Girl" / "Gagged Time Lapse" [Track records]
The Troggs: "Love Is All Around" / "When Will the Rain Come" [Page One release]
The Family: "Scene through the Eye of a Lens" [Liberty release]
Duffy Power: "Davy O'Brien" [Parlophone release]
18 The Kinks: "Autumn Almanac" [Pye 7N 17400, charts, UK #3]
Val Doonican: "If the Whole World Stopped Loving" [Pye 7N 17396, charts, UK #3]
The Troggs: "Love Is All Around" [Page One POF 040, charts, UK #5]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: "San Franciscan Nights" [MGM 1359, charts, UK #7]
The Who: "I Can See for Miles" [Track 604 011, charts, UK #10]
  London: How I Won the War opens at the London Pavilion
21 Donovan: "There Is a Mountain" / "Sand and Foam" [Pye release]
Blossom Toes: "Look at Me I'm You" / "What on Earth" / "Mrs. Murphy's Budgerigar" [Marmalade release]
Creation: "Life Is Just Beginning" / "Through My Eyes" [Polydor release]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: "San Franciscan Nights" / "Gratefully Dead" [MGM release]
Chris Barber's Band: "Cat Call" / "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" [Marmalade release]
Julie Felix: "The Magic of the Playground" / "Somewhere There's Gotta Be Me" [Fontana release]
Kenny Ball's Jazzmen: "Before I Was a Man""Brazil" [Pye release]
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers: "Suspicions (Parts I & II)" [Decca release]
The Timebox: "Don't Make Promises" / "Walking through the Streets of My Mind" [Deram release]
The Static: "When You Went Away" / "Let Me Tell You"
The Afex: "She's Got the Time" / "I Never Knew Love Was Like This" [King release]
Katch-22: Makin' My MInd Up" / "While We're Friends" [Fontana release]
Ferris Wheel: "I Can't Break the Habit" / "Number One Guy" [Pye release]
Peter and the Wolves: "Little Girl" / "Lost and Found" [MGM release]
Crocheted Doughnut Ring: "Two Little Ladies — Azeila and Rhododendren" / "Nice" [Polydor release]
  London: The Nice begin recording with Glyn Johns at Olympic Studio.
22 London: Vietnam Solidarity Campaign protests outside the American Embassy.
25 Donovan: "There Is a Mountain" [Pye 7N 17403, charts, UK #8]
28 Sounds Inc.: "How Do You Feel" / "Dead as a Go-go" [Polydor-Gentry release]
The Tremeloes: "Be Mine (Mi Seguirai)" / "Suddenly Winter" [CBS release]
The Bachelors: "Three O'clock Flamingo Street" / "Learn to Live without You" [Decca release]
The Dave Clark Five: "Everybody Knows" / "Concentration, Baby" [Columbia release]
Long John Baldry: "Let the Heartaches Begin" / "Annabella" [Pye release]
The Quik: "I Can't Sleep" / "Soul Full of Sorrow" [Deram release]
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound: "Kites" / "Like the Sun, like the Fire" [Parlophone release]
The Alan Bown: "Toyland" / "Technicolour Dream" [MGM release]
Kippington Lodge: "Shy Boy" / "Lady on a Bicycle" [Parlophone release]
Jackie Lomax: "Genuine Imitation Life" [CBS release]
Twiggy: "When I Think of You" [Ember release]
Biran Auger and the Trinity: "Red Beans and Rice" [Marmalade release]
The Pyramids: "Train Tour to Rainbow City" [President release]
The Raisins: "Ain't That Lovin' You" [Major Minor]
30 London: Brian Jones appears in court and pleads guilty to drug possession.
31 London: House of Lords loses legislative powers
 
  Other October Artifacts
  London: UFO club closes after 7 months
  The European Common Market again rejects UK application for membership
London: Vietnam War demonstrations
  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC
   
  November
1 The Dave Clark Five: "Everybody Knows" [Columbia DB 8286, charts, UK #2]
Des O'Connor: "Careless Hands" [Columbia DB 8275, charts, UK #6]
  Trento, Italy: Students strike for better treatment and funding.
2 Britain: Labour loses two seats in by-election
4 The Scaffold: "Thank U Very Much" / "I'd B The First" [Parlophone release]
The Alan Price Set: "Shame" / "Don't Do That Again" [Decca release]
Lulu: "Love Loves to Love, Love" / "You and I" [Columbia release]
Judith Durham: "Agan and Again" / "Memories" [Columbia release]
David and Jonathan: "Softly Whispering I Love You" / "Such a Peaceful Day" [Columbia release]
Frankie Vaughan: "So Tired" / "If I Didn't Care" [Columbia release]
The Family Dogg: "The Storm" / "Family Dog" [MGM release]
Brian Bennett: "Canvas" / "Slippery Jim De Girze" [Columbia release]
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: "I Believe My Time Ain't Long" [Blue Horizon release]
The League: "Nothing On" [President release]
The Factotums: "Cloudy" [Pye release]
  Bonzo Dog Do-dah Band: Gorilla [Libery LBL 83056, LP release]
Cream: Disraeli Gears [Reaction release]
5 Hither Green: Robin Gibb injured in train accident
  Hither Green: Forty passengers killed in train crash
7 New York: UN General Assembly issues a Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
8 The Foundations: "Baby Now That I've Found You" [UK #1 for 2 weeks]
  Long John Baldry: "Let the Heartaches Begin" [Pye 7N 17385, charts, UK #1]
Lulu: "Love Loves to Love Love" [Columbia DB 8295, charts, UK #32]
The Tremeloes: "Be Mine" [CBS 3043, charts, UK #39]
9 San Francisco: John Wenner launches Rolling Stone Magazine
10 Cliff Richards and the Shadows: "All My Love" / "Sweet Little Jesus Boy" [Columbia release]
The Pretty Things: "Defecting Grey" / "Mr. Evasion" [Columbia release]
Jackie Trent: "That's You" / "Stop Me and Buy One" [Pye release]
The Moody Blues: "Nights in White Satin" / "Cities" [Deram release]
Adam Faith: "To Hell with Love" / "Close the Door" [Parlophone release]
Frank Ifield: "All the Time" / "In the Snow" [Columbia release]
David Garrick ["Ave Maria" / "Please Stay" [Pye release]
Jule Driscoll with Biran Auger and the Trinity: "Save Me" [Marmalade release]
The Nice: "The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack" [Immediate release]
11 The Flowerpot Men: "A Walk in the Sky" / "Am I Losing You" [Deram release]
15 Cliff Richard and the Shadows: "All My Love" [Columbia DB 8293, charts, UK #6]
Frankie Vaughan: "So Tired" [Columbia DB 8298, charts, UK #21]
The Alan Price Set: "Shame" [Decca F 12691, charts, UK #45]
17 The Dubliners: "Maids, When You're Young, Never Wed an Old Man" / "Quare, Bungle Rye" [Major Minor release]
Tom Jones: "I'm Coming Home" / "The Lonely One" [Decca release]
Chris Farlowe: "Handbags and Gladrags" / "Everyone Makes a Mistake" [Immediate release]
Susan Maughan: "To Him" [Philips release]
The Precisions: "If This Is Love" [Track release]
Blue River and the Maroons: "Witchfcraft Man" [Columbia release]
Kenny O'Dell: "Beautiful People" [London release]
Candy Choir: "Children and Flowers" [CBS release]
Felius Andromeda: "Meditations" [Decca release]
Gary Hamilton: " Let the Music Play" [Decca release]
Peter Pumpkin Pleases People: "Would You Believe, a March?" [Page One release]
Sugar 'n' Dandy: "Let's Ska" [Page One release]
Pink Floyd: "Apples and Oranges" / "Paint Box" [Columbia release]
Paul Jones: "Sons and Lovers" / "Three Sisters" [Columbia release]
Petula Clark: "The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener" / "At the Crossroads" [Pye release]
Cilla Black: "I Only Live to Love You" / "From Now On" [Parlophone release]
Kathy Kirby: "Turn Around" / "Golden Days" [Columbia release]
The Smoke: "It Could Be Wonderful" / "Have Some More Tea" [Island release]
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band: "The Equestian Statue" / "The Intro and the Outro" [Liberty release]
The Societie: "Bird Has Flown" / "Breaking Down" [Deram release]
The Rokes: "Hold My Hand" / "Regency Sue" [RCA release]
  The Hollies: Butterfly [Parlophone PMC 7039, LP release]
Eric Burdon and the Animals: Winds of Change [MGM C-8052, LP release]
Cream: Disraeli Gears [Reaction 593003, LP release]
The Kinks: Sunny Afternoon [Marble Arch MAL 716; UK LP release; UK #9]
18 Pink Floyd: "Apples and Oranges" / "Paintbox" [Columbia DB 8310, release]
  London: The government devalues the to $2.40
  Milan, Italy: Cattolica students strike and occupy the university over an increase in fees.
19 The Rolling Stones: "In Another Land" / "The Lantern" [London 907, UK release]
22 Long John Baldry: "Let the Heartaches Begin" [UK #1 for 2 weeks]
  Tom Jones: "I'm Coming Home" [Decca F 12693, charts, UK #2]
Scaffold: "Thank U Very Much" [Parlophone R 5643, charts, UK #4]
The Bee Gees: "World" [Polydor 56 220, charts, UK #9]
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound: "Kites" [Parlophone R 5646, charts, UK #9]
Keith West: "Sam" [Parlophone R 5651, charts, UK #38]
  New York City: The U.N. Security Council approves Resolution 242 calling for Israel to withdraw from territories it captured in 1967, but implicitly recognizing Israel's right to exist (NYT)
24 The Beatles: "Hello Goodbye" / "I Am the Walrus" [UK release]
Traffic: "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush" / "Coloured Rain" [Island release]
Keith West: "Sam" / "Thimble Full of Puzzles" [Parlophone release]
The Zombies: "Care of Cell 44" / "Maybe after He's Gone" [CBS release]
The Seekers: "Emerald City" [Columbia release]
Rolf Harris: "Pukka Chicken" / "Here Comes the Bees" [Columbia release]
Ronnie Carroll: "Time" / "Loving" [Philips release]
Vince Hill: "Why Can't I Remember" / "Why or Where or When" [Columbia release]
Dave Davies: "Susannah's Still Alive" / "Funny Face" [Pye release]
The Marmalade: "Man in a Shop" / "Cry" [CBS release]
Nancy Whiskey: "Freight Train" [CBS release]
Savoy Brown Blues Band: "Taste and Try before You Buy" [Decca release]
The Searchers: "Secondhand Dealer" / "Crazy Dreams" [Pye release]
The Easybeats: "The Music Goes Round My Head" / "Come In You'll Get Pneumonia" [UA release]
Cat Stevens: "Kitty" / "Blackness of the Night" [Deram release]
Tintern Abbey: "Beeside" / "Vacuum Cleaner" [Deram release]
The Beatstalkers: "Silver Tree Top School for Boys" / "Sugar Coated Man" [CBS release]
Studio Six: "Strawberry Window" / "Falling Leaves" [Polydor release]
  John Mayall: The Blues Alone [Ace of Clubs ACL 1243, LP release]
Ten Years After: Ten Years After [Deram SML 1015, LP release]
Vince Hill: Always You and Me [Columbia SX 6185, LP release]
The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed [Deram SML 707, LP release]
Blossom Toes: We Are Ever So Clean [Marmalade 607001, LP release]
  NME: The devaluation of the £ will make it more difficult for promoters to bring American performers who will now cost much more
26 Sandie Shaw: Love Me [Pye LP release]
27 The Rolling Stones: "She's A Rainbow" / "2000 Light Years from Home" [London 906, UK release]
  The Beatles: "Hello Goodbye" / "I Am the Walrus" [US release US#1]
The Rolling Stones: Their Satanic Majesties Request [London NPS 2, LP release]
  Turin, Italy: Students occupy the Palazzo Campagne demanding a change in the university's power structure.
29 The Beatles: "Hello Goodbye" [Parlophone R 5655, charts, UK #1]
Traffic: "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush" [Island WIP 6025, charts, UK #8] / "Coloured Rain"
  The Kinks: "Autumn Almanac" / "David Watts" [Reprise 0647; US release]
30 Aden: British leave after 128 years
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  December
1 The Small Faces: "Tin Soldier" / "I Feel Much Better" [Immediate IM 062, release]
The Herd: "Paradise Lost" / "Come on—Believe Me" [Fontana release]
Georgie Fame: "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" / "Beware of the Dog" [CBS release]
Wayne Fontana: "Gina" / "We All Love the Human Race" [Fontana release]
The Rockin' Berries: "Dawn (Go Away)" / "She's Not Like Any Girl" [Pye release]
Scott Walker: "Jackie" / "The Plague" [Philips release]
Harry Secombe: "Masquerade" / "There Comes a Time" [Philips release]
  The Kinks: Sunny Afternoon [Marble Arch MAL 716]
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Axis Bold As Love [Track, LP release; US release Jan '68]
2 NME: The Musician Union's ban on miming results in the BBC-TV's decicion to ban the Beatles' promotional film clip for "Hello Goodbye"
  BBC-2: first colour broadcasts.
3 South Africa: Louis Washkansky receives first human transplant (lives 18 days.)
6 The Beatles: "Hello Goodbye" [UK #1 for 7 weeks]
  The Small Faces: "Tin Soldier" [Immediate IM 062, charts, UK #9]
Dave Davies: "Susannah's Still Alive" [Pye 7N 17429, charts, UK #20]
7 London: The Beatles open the Apple Shop in 94 Baker Street
8 The Spectrum: "Heading for a Heatwave" [RCA release]
The Human Instinct: "A Day in My Mind's Mind" [Deram release]
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: "Bedazzled" / "Love Me" [Decca release]
Mark Wynter: "Please Love Me Forever" [Pye release]
The Troggs: Cellophane [Page One POL 003, LP release]
Lulu: Love Loves to Love [Columbia SX 6201, LP release]
  The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour [Parlophone LP release]
Sandie Shaw: Love Me, Please Love Me [Pye NPL 18205, LP release]
Jackie Trent: Stop Me and Buy One [Pye NPL 18201, LP release]
9 NME: Dave Mason is leaving Traffic
10 Madison, Wisconsin: Otis Redding dies in a plane crash
11 Toulouse: The British and French unveil the Concorde
13 Georgie Fame: "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" [CBS 3124, charts, UK #1]
The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour (Double EP) [Parlophone SMMT/MMT 1, charts, UK #2]
Chris Farlowe: "Handbags and Gladrags" [Immediate IM 065, charts, UK #33]
The Seekers: "Emerald City" [Columbia DB 8313, charts, UK #50]
  Genoa, Italy:Police clear student demonstrators.
15 The Symbols: "(The Best Part of) Breaking Up" [President release]
Desmond Dekker and the Aces: "Sabotage" / "It Pays" [Pyramid LP release]
Finders Keepers: "Friday Kind of Monday" [Fontana release]
Leapy Lee: "Boiled Beef and Carrots" [CBS release]
The Love Affair: "Everlasting Love" [CBS release]
Paper Blitz Tissue: "Boy Meets Girl" [RCA release]
The Original Africans: "Mr. Full Stop" [President release]
The Plastic Penny: "Everything I Am" [Page One release]
Salena Jones: "The Glory of Love" [Decca release]
Truly Smith: "The Boy from Chelsea" [Decca release]
  Traffic: Mr. Fantasy [Island LP release]
Procol Harum: Procol Harum [Regal Zonophone LRZ 1001, LP release]
The Dave Clark Five: Everybody Knows [Columbia SX 6207, LP release]
16 The Who: The Who Sell Out [Track 612002, LP release]
  Melody Maker: Norrie Paramour to leave EMI after 17 years
18 The Rolling Stones: Their Satanic Majesties Request [Decca TXS 103, LP release]
19 Paris: France announces opposition to Britain's reapplication for EEC membership
20 The Dubliners: "Never Wed an Old Man" [Major Minor MM 551, charts, UK #43]
Cat Stevens: "Kitty" [Deram DM 156, charts, UK #47]
22 London: "Christmas on Earth, Continued . . ." at the Olympia Grand Hall featuring Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, the Animals, etc.
London: Folk music concert at the Roundhouse to raise money for the Vietnam Solidarity Campaign.
23 The Unit: "Loving Takes a Little Understanding" / "Would You Believe What I Say" [Fontana release]
26 BBC TV-1: The Beatles' film Magical Mystery Tour premiers, but in black and white
27 The Moody Blues: "Nights in White Satin" [Deram DB 161, charts, UK #9]
29 The Spencer Davis Group: "Mr. Second Class" / "Sanity Inspector" [United Artists release]
Herman's Hermits: "I Can Take or Leave Your Loving" [Columbia release]
Billy Fury: "Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt" / "Baby Do You Love Me" [Parlophone release]
Two and a Half: "I Don't Need to Tell You" / "Christmas Will Be Around Again" [Decca release]
One in a Million: "Fredereek Hernando" [MGM release]
  The New Vaudeville Band: Thoroughly Modern Millie [Fontana EP release]
30 New York: Producer and songwriter Bert Berns (38) dies of heart failure.
 
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Other 1967 Artifacts
London: Derek Smalls, Nigel Tufnel, and David St. Hubbins do not form Spinal Tap
London: Carry On Follow That Camel and Carry On Doctor released (both feature singer, Anita Harris)
London: John Schlesinger's film, Far from the Madding Crowd, released
London: The National Health Service (Family Planning) Act allowed the provision of contraceptives and contraceptive advice without charge. (Marwick 1998: 265)
 
1960s British Rock and Pop Chronology
1966 1968
This site is a living document. I welcome corrections and suggestions. Gordon Thompson, Department of Music, Skidmore College
Copyright © 1995 11 July, 2011 ; Gordon Thompson