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Sep 30
1952

The Louvin Brothers record Broad Minded and The Family Who Prays for Capitol Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with Chet Atkins on guitar. (1952)

Sep 30
1954

Future US country star Patsy Cline signs to Four-Star Records. (1954)

Sep 30
1954

Musical comedy The Boy Friend, with songs by Sandy Wilson, opens at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 485 performances. This show marks the Broadway debut of Julie Andrews, and also features English singer Millicent Martin. (1954)

Sep 30
1955

Twenty-four year old rebel without a clue James Dean dies when his Porsche collides with another vehicle at a crossroads in Cholame, California, USA. His legendary status will be boosted by mentions in pop songs by The Eagles, Don McLean, David Essex, R.E.M. and many more. (1955)

Sep 30
1956

Jo Stafford records Almost Like Being In Love, for Columbia Records. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Chuck Berry plays at The Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Fats Domino plays the last night of a week at Casino Royal, Washington, D.C., USA. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Guitar Slim plays the final night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Billy Ward And His Dominoes play the last night of a week at Zardi's Jazzland, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Bill Haley And His Comets, Chuck Berry, The Platters, Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Shirley And Lee, The Flairs, Shirley Gunter And The Queens and The Buddy Johnson Orchestra play in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1956)

Sep 30
1956

Roy Milton plays the third night of a week at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1956)

Sep 30
1957

Sonny James performs Uh-Huh-Mm on US tv show Dick Clark's American Bandstand. (1957)

Sep 30
1958

Frank Sinatra records Just In Time and The Song Is You at Studio A, Capitol Records, Hollywood, Los Angeles. (1958)

Sep 30
1958

Ruth Brown, The Moonglows and The Kodaks, play the fifth night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1958)

Sep 30
1958

The Coasters play the fifth night of a week at The Howard Theatre, Washington, D.C., USA, with The Danleers, The Dubs and Wynona Carr. (1958)

Sep 30
1959

Louis Armstrong spends the first of three days of recording in Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the album Satchmo Plays King Oliver. (1959)

Sep 30
1959

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

Sep 30
1959

Ray Charles plays the sixth day in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1959)