1965 – Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton in Yardbirds.
1965 – Marvin Gaye: I Heard it through the Grapevine UK 45 is no. 1 chart topper.
1965 – Bob Dylan debuts on UK chart with Times They Are a’Changing. Lyrics: Come gather round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon Youll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you Is worth savin Then you better start swimmin Or […]
1965 – Donovan debuts on UK chart with Catch the Wind. Lyrics: In the chilly hours and minutes, Of uncertainty, I want to be, In the warm hold of your loving mind. To feel you all around me, And to take your hand, along the sand, Ah, but I may as well try and catch […]
1965 – The Beatles continued filming ‘Help’ at Twickenham Studios, England. They shot the interior temple scenes, including the one where they “dive through a hollow sacrificial altar and into water”. That scene was then cut to the swimming pool scene filmed in the Bahamas on February 23.
1965 – Bob Dylan releases Bringing It All Back Home, which contains his first electrical efforts.
1965 – The Who appeared at the Trade Union Hall, Watford, England.
1965 – The first Motown tour of the United Kingdom arrives with Martha & the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, the Supremes and the Temptations.
1965 – The No. 1 single in the British Isles is the Rolling Stones’ “The Last Time.”
1965 – the Tailor And Cutter Magazine ran an article asking The Rolling Stones to start wearing ties. The current fashion did not include wearing ties with shirts and many tie-makers were facing financial disaster. Mick Jagger said of the appeal, “The trouble with a tie is that it could dangle in the soup. It […]
1965 – John Lennon gave his friend and ex-Quarry Man Pete Shotton £20,000 to open Hayling Supermarkets. Lennon, George Harrison and Shotton became joint directors of Hayling Supermarkets Ltd.