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Sep 20
1950

Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records the Hank Williams' song Wearin' Out Your Walkin' Shoes for Capitol Records. (1950)

Sep 20
1952

Hank Williams, hoping to restore some credibility to his drink and drugs damaged career, begins the first of a weekly series of Saturday night tv appearances on the Louisiana Hayride, recorded at the Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, earning $250 a show. (1952)

Sep 20
1952

Edith Piaf and her husband Jacques Pills follow their recent marriage [which took place in Paris, France] with a wedding ceremony at the Church of Saint Vincent-de-Paul, New York City, USA. (1952)

Sep 20
1956

Wanda Jackson records Fujiyama Mama for the album Rockin' With Wanda. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Saxophonist and composer John Harle is born in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Steve Coleman is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find acclaim as a jazz saxophone player, spontaneous composer, composer, band leader. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Louis Jordan plays the last night of a week at the Flame Show Bar in Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Lloyd Price plays the last night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, supported by Mickey And Sylvia. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Ray Charles plays the fourth night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA. (1956)

Sep 20
1956

Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps play the fourth night of a week at the Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA. (1956)

Sep 20
1957

Songwriting and production duo Jerry Leiber And Mike Stoller sign an independent production/A + R deal with RCA Records, which includes provision for the pair to work with Elvis Presley. (1957)

Sep 20
1958

The Coasters play the second night of a week at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, with The Spaniels, The Danleers, The Olympics, Bobby Hendricks, The Quintones, and Sil Austin's Combo. (1958)

Sep 20
1959

Scrapper Blackwell plays at the 1444 Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. (1959)

Sep 20
1959

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters play the third night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1959)