Rock Source
 
sax
sax on the web
__________________
rbp
rock'sbackpages
the ultimate archive of music journalism
click here to visit
________________

to
advertise here!
contact:
RockSource Ads
________________

show daily RockSource facts on your web page
find out more
 
get the
ROCKSOURCE
JazDayz App
app
spread the word
Tell a Friend
 
select
.. .......... .. to display results

   
Apr 19
1950

At the end of tonight's edition of Richard Diamond, Private Detective on NBC Radio in the USA, the show's actor/singer star Dick Powell sings Stay With The Happy People. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Dean Martin And Jerry Lewis play at Ciro's, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen record Copenhagen, China Boy, Runnin' Wild, I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll, Mandy, Make Up Your Mind and Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble, in WOR Studios, New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Jazz trumpeter Earl Wesley Gardner, Jr. is born in New York City, USA. He is perhaps best known for his lengthy stint in the house band on the tv show Saturday Night Live. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Al Hibbler, with Billy Kyle's Orchestra, records Dedicated To You, Danny Boy, If I Knew You Were There and Song Of The Wanderer, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Roy Brown records Hard Luck Blues for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Bing Crosby is heard singing the songs Music! Music! Music!, Lock Stock And Barrel, Sunshine Cake and Swanee River on the The Chesterfield Show show, broadcast from San Francisco, California, USA. Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires also appear in the show. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Popular vocalist Tony Martin records Music, Maestro, Please, for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Billy Eckstein plays at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Frank Sinatra continues with his season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

The Orioles and Amos Milburn begin a one-nighter tour of the Southern states with a show in Savannah, Georgia, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Ray Anthony and his Orchestra play at Cafe Rouge in the Hotel Statler [aka Hotel Pennsylvania], New York City, USA. (1950)

Apr 19
1950

Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the forty-second night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th. (1950)

Apr 19
1951

Big Joe Turner records Chains Of Love, The Chill Is On, After My Love Came Tears and Bump Miss Suzie for Atlantic Records in New York City. (1951)

Apr 19
1954

Frank Sinatra spends the second of two days in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calfornia, USA, recording the album Swing Easy. (1954)

Apr 19
1954

B.B.King, The Platters, Johnny Otis, Shirley Gunter, Marvin And Johnny and The Maplighters play to a record-breaking full house at The Savoy Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1954)

Apr 19
1954

The Biggest Rhythm And Blues Show, featuring The Drifters, The Spaniels, LaVern Baker, King Pleasure and others, plays in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The show is promoted by controversial deejay/entrepreneur Alan Freed. (1954)

Apr 19
1954

Louis Jordan and The Robins play at the Trocadero, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the first of ten nights. (1954)

Apr 19
1954

Jazz pianist Dill Jones, with the Tony Kinsey Trio, plays I'll Always Be In Love With You during a live session for the BBC Radio broadcast Just Jazz in London, UK. (1954)

Apr 19
1956

Louis Prima, Keely Smith and Sam Butera record I’ll be Glad When You’re Dead You Rascal You, Just A Gigolo, The Lip, I Ain't Got Nobody, Oh Marie, Buona Sera and Jump, Jive and Wail in Hollywood, California for Capitol Records. (1956)

Apr 19
1956

The Herbie Nichols Trio [with Max Roach] on drums, records Wildflower, Mine, Argumentative Variation, The Spinning Song, Riff Primatif and Query for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. (1956)

Apr 19
1957

When I Fall In Love by Nat King Cole enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No2. (1957)

Apr 19
1957

Johnnie Ray plays the fifth night of two-weeks at the Palladium, London, UK. (1957)

Apr 19
1957

Elvis Presley gives actress Yvonne Lime a personal tour of his new mansion, Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. (1957)

Apr 19
1958

Swingin' Shepherd Blues by The Ted Heath Orchestra peaks at No3 in the Popular Singles Chart in the UK, during a run of thirteen weeks on the chart. (1958)

Apr 19
1959

Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson play at St. George's Hall, Bradford, UK. (1959)