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|January 15 - The Rolling Stones appear on The Ed Sullivan Show. At Ed Sullivan's request, the band changed their lyrics from "Let's spend the night together" to "Let's spend some time together"|
February 7 - Micky Dolenz meets Paul McCartney at his home in St John's Wood, London and they pose together for the press.
# February 12 - British police raid 'Redlands', the Sussex home of Keith Richards in the early hours of the morning following a tip-off about a party from the tabloid newspaper 'News of the World'; although no arrests are made at the time, Richards, Mick Jagger and art dealer Robert Fraser are subsequently charged with possession of drugs.
# February 13 - The Beatles new single "Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane" is released in the United Kingdom
# February 13- Jefferson Airplane's influential album Surrealistic Pillow is released.
# February 14 - Aretha Franklin records "Respect" at the New York based Atlantic Studios
# February 16 - "Aretha Franklin day" is declared in Detroit, Michigan
# February 24 - The Bee Gees sign a management contract with Robert Stigwood
# March 3 - The Animals refuse to perform a show in Ottawa, Ontario unless they are paid in advance. The audience of 3000 riots causing $5000 in damages to the auditorium.
March 12 - The Velvet Underground release their debut album, The Velvet Underground and Nico.
# March 25 - The Who perform their first concert in the United States in New York
March 31 - Kicking off a tour with The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdinck at The Astoria London, Jimi Hendrix sets fire to his guitar on stage for the first time. He is taken to the hospital suffering burns to his hands. This guitar-burning act would later become a trademark of Hendrix's performances.
# May - Paul McCartney announces that all four members of the Beatles have "dropped acid"
# May 1 - Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu at the Aladdin in Las Vegas.
# May 2 - In the United States, Capitol Records pulls the plug on the Beach Boys' mysterious Smile project. Brian Wilson, who had taken more than a year to compose and produce the album, could not bring himself to finish it.
# May 12 - Procol Harum's musical career begins with the release of the single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".
# May 12 - Pink Floyd stage the first ever rock concert with quadraphonic sound at Queen Elizabeth Hall, England
# June 1 - The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released. David Bowie releases his self-titled, debut album, 'David Bowie
# June 4 - Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, Denny Laine and his Electric String Band, Procul Harum and The Chiffons, perform in a two hour "Sunday Special" at the Saville Theatre in London.
June 17 - June 18 - The Monterey International Pop Festival, the world's first large scale outdoor rock music festival. Held in Monterey, California, including rock stars such as the Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and The Holding Company with Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Otis and the MG's took the stage at 1:00 am after Jefferson Airplane and brought down the house; 55,000 were at attendance.
June 19 - During his stay in California on a houseboat in Sausalito, while listening to the Beatles' 'Sgt Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band LP', Otis Redding is inspired to compose the tune 'Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay'.
June 25 - The Beatles perform "All You Need Is Love" for the Our World television special, which was the first worldwide television broadcast. Singing backup for the Beatles were a number of artists including Eric Clapton, and members of the Rolling Stones and The Who.
June 28 - The Supremes perform for the first time as Diana Ross & the Supremes at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Florence Ballard is fired from the group after the first night, and on-hand stand-in Cindy Birdsong permanently takes Ballard's place in the group.
# July 18 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience is thrown off a support tour of The Monkees after complaints from the conservative Daughters of the American Revolution. Hendrix's manager Chas Chandler later admitted it was all for outrage publicity.
# Summer - "The Summer of Love" in San Francisco.
August 4 - The Small Faces release the psychedelic single "Itchycoo Park" reaching #3 in the UK Singles Chart.
# August 20 - Cream fly to the USA at the beginning of their concert tour.
# August 27 - The Beatles are informed of manager Brian Epstein's death, while in Bangor, Wales with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They return to London at once.
# September 17 - The Doors appear on the Ed Sullivan show and perform "Light My Fire". Sullivan had requested that the line "Girl we couldn't get much higher" be changed for the show. Jim Morrison performed it the way it was written and The Doors were banned from the show.
# October 14 - Tammi Terrell faints and collapses into duet partner Marvin Gaye's arms onstage during a performance at the Hampton University homecoming in Virginia. She was later diagnosed with a brain tumor, and would die from brain cancer in 1970 at the age of 24.
November 9 - First issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published
# December 8 - Otis and the Bar-Kays play at a popular nightclub called, Leo's Casino. This was to be Otis' last performance.
# December 10 - Otis Redding dies in plane crash in Lake Monona (Madison, Wisconsin). It was considered to be one of the worst air tragedies in entertainment history, since the Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper air crash, 8 years earlier, in 1959.
December 26 - First telecast of The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour, on BBC1.
The Who destroys their instruments during a performance on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
# George Clinton's musical career begins
# Sly & the Family Stone's musical career begins
# Blue Öyster Cult's musical career begins
# Captain Beefheart's musical career begins
# The Stooges musical career begins
# Creedence Clearwater Revival, The First Edition (fronted by Kenny Rogers) and Chicago form.
# The progressive rock band Genesis is formed in Surrey, UK.
# December -The Moody Blues release Days of Future Passed.
# Younger Than Yesterday - The Byrds
# Mellow Yellow - Donovan
# The Doors - The Doors (debut)
# Between the Buttons - The Rolling Stones
# The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland - The Supremes
# Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
Up, Up and Away - The Fifth Dimension (debut)
# I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin
# Surrealistic Pillow - Jefferson Airplane
# Temptations Live! - The Temptations
# Happy Together - The Turtles
The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground (debut)
Are You Experienced? - The Jimi Hendrix Experience (debut)
# Moby Grape - Moby Grape
# Absolutely Free - The Mothers of Invention
# Little Games - The Yardbirds
# Wild Honey - The Beach Boys
# Magical Mystery Tour - The Beatles
# Buffalo Springfield Again - Buffalo Springfield
# Disraeli Gears - Cream
# Strange Days - The Doors
# John Wesley Harding - Bob Dylan
# The Magic Garden - The Fifth Dimension
# United - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
# Alice's Restaurant - Arlo Guthrie
# After Bathing At Baxter's Jefferson Airplane
# Forever Changes - Love
# Days of Future Passed - The Moody Blues
# The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (condensed version) - Pink Floyd
# Procol Harum - Procol Harum
# Their Satanic Majesties Request - Rolling Stones
# The Who Sell Out - The Who
# Safe as Milk - Captain Beefheart
Procol Harum - A whiter shade of pale 1967
A Day in the Life
Ed Sullivan Show/The Doors Comparison (check it out compares actual show to movie version)
The Doors - Light My Fire (Live In Europe At The Roundhouse)
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin
Spencer Davis Group - I'm a Man
Turtles - Happy together
Aretha Franklin "Lady Soul" TV-Special 1968 Pt. 5
Aretha Franklin - R E S P E C T
Scott McKenzie - San Francisco
Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today
Stevie Wonder - I Was Made to Love Her
SOUL MAN/ SAM AND DAVE/Old School
Donovan - There Is A Mountain
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
Simon&Garfunkel -Feelin' Groovy - Monterey Pop 1967
Small Faces, Itchycoo Park
Lame Censorship At Its Best (Lets Spend The Night Together on Ed Sullivan)
Pink Floyd - Astronomi domine '67
Cream - Strange Brew 1967
Cream - Strange Brew - Tales Of Brave Ulysses
Cream - Sunshine of your Love
MONTEREY POP FESTIVAL
Janis Joplin @ Monterey Pop Festival
Jimi Hendrix - Wild Thing (live) (Guitar Sacrifice)
Country Joe & the Fish Live at the Monterey Pop Festival '67
The Byrds - Chimes of Freedom
The Who - Summertime Blues (Monterey Pop 1967)
the who - my generation
Jefferson Airplane-High Flyin' Bird (Monterey Pop Festival)
Grateful Dead 6-18-67 Viola Lee Blues MPF Monterey CA
Like A Rolling Stone - Monterey Pop Festival
BOB WEIR REFLECTS ON MONTEREY POP 40 YEARS LATER
The Animals - Paint it Black
Quicksilver Messenger Service LIVE 1967
Otis Redding live - Try a little tenderness
Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix - Monterey
The Byrds - He Was a Friend of Mine
jefferson airplane somebody to love (monterey '67)
any body Go To Monterey Pop Festival in 1967
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 08:45 PM|
|# March 20 - A certain Rat was born |
RIP Cindy Fischer
RIP Hugh Duty
RIP John Ott
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 08:50 PM|
|I was 8 days behind you but many years before you.......... |
Ain't Wastin Time No More..........
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 09:33 PM|
|Oh what a year. December was an especially good month....for births that is.|
We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace. - Michael Franti
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 09:42 PM|
|Graduated High School |
R.I.P. Hugh Duty
A Peach Supreme
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 09:49 PM|
|I was four....|
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| posted on 3/4/2008 at 10:23 PM|
|Yep October 29th was the day my mama pushed me out!|
You walk in through my back door...... honey drippin' from your mouth, like some Slackjaw Jezebel
A Peach Supreme
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| posted on 3/5/2008 at 09:15 AM|
|a one year old running wild|
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| posted on 3/5/2008 at 09:46 AM|
|Turned 16 in October... My fav albums were Strange days and Disraeili gears. The Beatles Sgt Peppers did not have a hit single and was a huge hit something that was a sign of things to come. My older brother bought a sterio system for his room, He actually could afford a full length record.. the term "hippie" became real when my girlfriend visited San Francisco and took pictures of what was going on. My brother left for Nam in November and I got his sterio .|
[Edited on 3/5/2008 by Bingylandmusic]
" The Music you listen to becomes the soundtrack of your life"
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| posted on 3/5/2008 at 10:00 AM|
|The beginnings of the "Hippie" movement. A huge cultural change begins in America.|
Birth control pills become common. Mention of the Bee Gees hooking up with Stigwood, George Clinton arrives on the scene--the seeds of Disco. Drug use first becomes widespread, starts becoming cool. The world of American Graffitti ends, a different world begins. Viet Nam and the civil rights movement are major factors.
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| posted on 3/5/2008 at 10:17 AM|
|1967 ... |
Saw The Monkees live in concert! Unfortunately Jimi Hendrix was not opening the show I attended.
Remember sitting in a dark theater watching Monterey Pop with my friends. And news reports from San Francisco and the Summer of Love. And black-lights and psychedelic art and a peace sign on a leather string worn around my neck. And trying to get friends to join me in group meditations (yep - this would have been the year I became a hippie-child).
"Come on down to the Mermaid Cafe and I will buy you a bottle of wine, and we'll laugh and toast to nothing and smash our empty glasses down..."
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| posted on 3/6/2008 at 11:28 AM|
|Nobody here was at Monterey Pop?|
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| posted on 3/6/2008 at 11:42 AM|
|i wasn't born until 2 years later...1969, that was a great year! the ABB came together & woodstock happened!|
Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic...
Let your soulshine ~
It's better than sunshine,
It's better than moonshine,
Damn sure better than rain.
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| posted on 3/6/2008 at 11:46 AM|
|You forgot to add any videos from the winter of Love show |
Standing Alone Against Northern Aggression Since 1861
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| posted on 3/6/2008 at 12:14 PM|
|I was "in the oven."|