1967 – Pink Floyd and Marmalade played at The Marquee Club, London.
1967 – Jimi Hendrix recorded an appearance on UK TV show Top Of The Pops and also played a show at the Seven and a Half Club in Mayfair, London.
1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded a session for Radio Luxembourg’s Ready Steady Radio. The band ran up a bar bill of £2.5 shillings, ($6.21), which they were unable to pay.
1967 – The Daily Mail ran the story about a local council survey finding 4,000 holes in the road in Lancashire inspiring John Lennon’s contribution to The Beatles song ‘A Day In The Life’.
1967 – Born on this day, Lisa Velez, vocals, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, (1987 US No.1 single ‘Head To Toe’).
1967 – Donovan appeared at The Royal Albert Hall, London, Paul McCartney and George Harrison both attended the show.
1967 – Lisa Velez of Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam is born.
1967 – The Rolling Stones perform “Let’s Spend the Night Together” on The Ed Sullivan Show. However, CBS’ censors convince Mick Jagger he should sing the less salacious line “Let’s spend some time together.”
1967 – Born on this day, Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne Band, (1986 UK No.20 single ‘Shot In The Dark’). Zakk Wylde (born Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt on January 14, 1967 in Bayonne, New Jersey) is an American musician, who is best known for his roles as a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and founder of heavy metal […]
1967 – Cliff Richard told the music paper the NME that he was retiring from show business to teach religious education in schools.
1967 – Diana Ross & the Supremes perform their last live show together. Las Vegas, Nev.
1967 – The Jefferson Airplane perform at the Human Be-In in San Francisco, where attendees were asked to bring food, flowers, beads, feathers, bells and banners. Jerry Rubin, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Timothy Leary address the crowd. A lot more fun is to be had over at the California Hall, where the Ike and […]