Events in Music in December 1967

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Dec 3 Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Dec 5 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple" opens at 94 Baker Street, London
  • Dec 7 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • Dec 8 The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK

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Dec 9 Jim Morrison arrested on stage for disturbing the peace

Rocker Jim Morrison
Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • Dec 11 Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group - Grapefruit
  • Dec 15 The Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"
  • Dec 20 Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull

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Dec 25 Singer Paul McCartney & actress Jane Asher get engaged

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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Dec 27 Leonard Cohen releases his debut album "Songs of Leonard Cohen" on Columbia Records

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • Dec 30 Beatles' "Hello Goodbye" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Dec 31 "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances