1965 – The Beatles’ current American tour winds up at San Francisco’s Cow Palace.
1965 – Bob Dylan releases his all-electric album Highway 61 Revisited and subsequently raises the bar for intelligent rock ‘n’ Rimbaud.
1965 – The Rolling Stones have a new manager. The band announces that Andrew Loog Oldham will now share managerial duties with Allen Klein. They then sign a five-year deal with Decca Records, which they end in 1970 by cutting the unreleaseable “single” “Cocksucker Blues.”
1965 – Bob Dylan treats an audience at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium to some of his electric material at the start of an autumn tour and is booed by folk purists for his pains.
1965 – The Beatles take a break from a U.S. tour to spend a private evening with Elvis Presley at his Bel Air, Calif., home. Elvis plays host to the Beatles when they visit his Bel Air, Calif., mansion. The unusual fivesome find enough in common to keep themselves amused for four hours.
1965 – THE BEATLES: John, Paul, George & Ringo talk about ELVIS February10, 1964. Elvis Presley sends a congratulatory telegram to the Beatles. The Beatles visit Elvis home in Bel Air on Friday August 27, 1965 during their second USA tour. The Beatles visit lasted 4 hours during which time they told stories, joked and […]
1965 – Born on this day, Annie Holland, Elastica, (1995 UK No.13 single ‘Waking Up’).
1965 – Oh, those Rolling Stones fans. This time a crowd of kids screaming for Mick, Keith, and company are hosed down by police outside the BBC studios in Manchester, England.
1965 – Beatles’ second film, ‘Help’, premieres in US this fine day in rock history!
1965 – No. 1 on the albums chart are the Rolling Stones with Out of Our Heads.
1965 – Big day in singles releases if you’re a manic depressive hippie. You can be miserable to Barry McGuire’s “Eve of Destruction,” then get happy to the Lovin’ Spoonful’s debut single, “Do You Believe in Magic?” McGuire’s only hit eventually tops the chart.