1967 – Having spent a night at Wormwood Scrubs Prison, Rolling Stone Brian Jones is ordered to spend nine months in jail after pleading guilty to marijuana possession. He appeals the judge’s decision and is released on bail.
1967 – Pink Floyd and the Sopwith Camel perform at San Francisco’s Fillmore in a benefit for the radio station KPFA. The same day they appear on The Pat Boone Show. Madcap singer Syd Barrett refuses to answer Pat’s questions during the program.
1967 – Brian Jones answers charges of drug possession in a London court. The Rolling Stones guitarist pleads guilty to possessing marijuana and not guilty to possessing cocaine and Methedrine. The judge sends him to prison to await sentencing on the following day.
1967 – Hair, advertised as the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, opens off-Broadway at the Public Theater in New York’s East Village. The show will eventually move to Broadway for a successful run. The play’s original cast recording album spawns the hit singles “Aquarius” / Let the Sun Shine In”, “Good Morning Starshine” and “Easy To […]
1967 – In Battersea, England, the Beatles shoot more sequences for their film The Magical Mystery Tour, including the scene in which Ringo and his Aunt Jessie go up the street to the tour bus.
1967 – During an American promotional tour, Pink Floyd appear on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand. They lip-sync their single “See Emily Play,” but singer Syd Barrett keeps his mouth shut throughout the “performance.”
1967 – Pink Floyd performs the first of three nights at San Francisco’s Fillmore this day in rock history!
1967 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “To Sir with Love,” Lulu. The single is the title song to the movie starring Sidney Poitier and the singer.
1967 – The Beatles record the flute used in “The Fool on the Hill.”
1967 – The Beatles finished guitar and vocal parts for their next single ‘Hello Goodbye’ at Abbey Road studio’s London. Produced by George Martin.
1967 – John Lennon stars as Private Gripweed in Richard Lester’s film How I Won the War, which opens tonight at London’s Premiere Theatre.