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Oct 22
1953

Popular vocalist Jane Froman sings Cuba, Vaya Con Dios, Yuba On The Tuba, The Night Was Made For Love and She Went to Havana, on the CBS-tv programme The Jane Froman Show, in the USA. (1953)

Oct 22
1953

Louis Armstrong With The Commanders records Zat You, Santa Claus?, Cool Yule, Someday You'll Be Sorry and The Gypsy, for Decca Records in New York City, USA. (1953)

Oct 22
1953

Blues singer, guitarist and recording artist Carolina Slim, [aka Lazy Slim Jim, Jammin' Jim, Paul Howard and Country Paul] dies of a heart attack in St. James Hospital, Newark, New Jersey, USA, while undergoing surgery for back problems. (1953)

Oct 22
1953

Kay Starr records Changing Partners for Capitol Records in the USA. It will peak at No13 in the Billboard popular Singles Chart in the USA. (1953)

Oct 22
1953

Cynthia Bell of RCA recording duo The Bell Sisters records a Lux Soap commercial for the tv show Lux Video Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA. (1953)

Oct 22
1955

Lita Roza appears on the ATV show Music Shop, in the UK. (1955)

Oct 22
1955

Chicago-born singer Joni James enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with You Are My Love, which will peak at No6, during a run of ten weeks. (1955)

Oct 22
1955

Blue Star [The Medic Theme] by The Cyril Stapleton Orchestra peaks at No2 in the Popular Singles Chart in the UK, during a run of twelve weeks on the chart. (1955)

Oct 22
1956

Joe Williams, Emmett Berry, Aaron Bell, Vic Dickenson, Marlowe Morris, Bobby Henderson and Bobby Donaldson record the live album A Night At Count Basie's, at The Count Basie Club, New York City, USA. (1956)

Oct 22
1957

Chuck Berry is the headline act when the Biggest Show Of Stars For ?57 package tour plays in Portland, Oregon, USA. Other acts on the bill include Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, The Drifters, Clyde McPhatter, LaVern Baker, Frankie Lymon and Buddy Knox. (1957)

Oct 22
1957

Count Basie and His Orchestra record I Laugh To Keep From Cryin' and A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry, in New York City, USA, with Joe Williams on vocals. (1957)

Oct 22
1957

Patsy Cline sings Three Cigarettes (In An Ashtray) on US tv's Arthur Godfrey Show. (1957)

Oct 22
1958

Bo Diddley, Dion and the Belmonts and Thurston Harris begin a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City. On the same day, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins play in Denver, Colorado. (1958)

Oct 22
1959

Kid Ory And His Creole Jazzband plus Terry Lightfoot And His New Orleans Jazz Band play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK. (1959)

Oct 22
1959

Piano virtuoso Thelonious Monk spends the second of two days recording tracks in San Francisco, California, USA, for Riverside Records, which will result in the album Alone In San Francisco. (1959)

Oct 22
1959

British skiffle king Lonnie Donegan records The House Of the Rising Sun, Take This Hammer, John Hardy and other tracks in London, UK, for his album Lonnie Rides Again. (1959)

Oct 22
1959

The Isley Brothers, produced by Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore, record That Lucky Old Sun, When The Saints Go Marching In and Ring-A-Ling-A-Ling for RCA Records in New York City, USA. (1959)

Oct 22
1959

The first Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars package tour plays in San Antonio, Texas, with acts including Paul Anka, The Drifters, Duane Eddy, Lloyd Price, LaVern Baker, Annette, The Coasters, The Skyliners and Bobby Rydell.(1959)

Oct 22
1959

The Kingston Trio play in Rochester, New York State, USA. (1959)