26-27: plays Boston Tea Party (53 Berkeley St., Boston, MA); The Nazz opens.
guitarist Lee Underwood is temporarily dropped from band due to problems with
alcohol; vibraphonist David Friedman replaces him.
Elektra releases a single in the US: Wings/I Cant See You.
Tim and band record songs at Mayfair Recording Studio (701 7th Ave.) NYC.
8: plays the opening of Bill Grahams Fillmore East (NYC) with Janice
Joplin and her band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Albert King.
Travels to England to open for the Incredible String Band at Londons
Royal Festival Hall; also plays The Speakeasy Club (48 Margaret St., London W1)
and Jim Haynes Arts Laboratory (182 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, W.C.2.);
plays concerts in Copenhagen, and a televised concert at the Fantasio Club (pr.
Hendrikkade 142, Amsterdam); is interviewed by Dutch journalists for pop magazine,
Hitweek, and (on April 2) records five songs (Morning Glory, Coming
Home to You [Happy Time], Sing a Song for You, Hallucinations/Troubadour,and
Once I Was) for John Peels Top Gear show, BBC Radio 1 (broadcast
on April 7); also performs Happy Time and Morning Glory on Late
Night Line Up, a BBC-2 TV program.
15: Headlines at Middle Earth club (43 King St., Covent Garden, London).
May 17: opens for the Byrds at a four-weekend engagement at the Fillmore East.
21-June 2: headlines at the Troubadour again - Mary McCaslin opens.
3: appears on The Steve Allen Show.
when not on tour, spends time at his home at 111 Park Ave., Venice, CA, immersing
in progressive jazz (e.g., Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus,
Gerry Mulligan, Gabor Szabo, Roland Kirk, Ornette Coleman and Milt Jackson).
14-16: plays Carousel (San Francisco) with Booker T and the MGs and Its
a Beautiful Day.
18-23: plays The Golden Bear (306 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach); Lisa
3-13: plays the Whisky A-Go-Go (Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, L.A).
19-21: plays the Avalon Ballroom (1268 Sutter At Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco);
The Velvet Underground opens.
28: plays the Newport Folk Festival (Newport, RI).
15-18: plays The Mainpoint (Haverford, PA).
28: begins European stint by playing Internationale Essener Sontage (Essen,Germany).
Elektra releases another single: Pleasant Street/Carnival Song.
1: returns to London; records two songs for Top Gear (Love From
Room 109 at the Islander and The Train)
7: headlines at Queen Elizabeth Hall (backed by Lee Underwood, David Friedman
and Pentangle bassist, Danny Thompson); also appears on The Julie Felix Show
on BBC TV [broadcast October 13].
12: plays a concert at the Falkoner Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, broadcast
on Danish radio (bass played by Nils Henning). Show later released on CD as The
18-19: returns to Fillmore East, second on a bill opened by Albert King and
headlined by The Jeff Beck Group.
9: plays UMBC in Baltimore, MD.
21-24: plays Detroits Grande Ballroom.
27: plays Performing Arts Theatre (10606 Euclid St., Cleveland, Ohio).
14: plays Phoenix Forum (Phoenix, AZ); Stone Canyon Blues Band opens.
records thirdand most commercially successfulLP, Happy/Sad
(released in April 1969, it reaches #81 on Billboard and remains on the
charts for three months).