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Jul 24
1951

Folk quartet The Weavers play the sixth night of a month-long residency at Cafe Society, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. The group includes Pete Seeger. (1951)

Jul 24
1953

Garry Marshall Shider is born in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as guitarist and musical arranger Garry Shider (also spelled Gary Shider), the right hand man to George Clinton on numerous P-Funk, Parliament and Funkadelic projects. (1953)

Jul 24
1954

Little Things Mean A Lot reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK. The position is achieved by amalgamating sales of versions of the song by Kitty Kallen and Alma Cogan. (1954)

Jul 24
1956

The Chet Baker Quintet record Chippyin’, Jumpin’ Off A Clef and Extra Mild, at the Forum Theater, Los Angeles. (1956)

Jul 24
1956

Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars play the last of four non-consecutive nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, USA. (1956)

Jul 24
1957

James Brown records Just Won't Do Right and Let's Make It at King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio. (1957)

Jul 24
1958

Lita Roza appears on the ATV show Words And Music, in the UK. (1958)

Jul 24
1959

The Clovers release a new Jerry Leiber-Mike Stoller composed and produced single, Love Potion No9, on United Artists records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Bill Doggett plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley enters the UK Pop Singles Chart, where it will peak at No4 during a nine-week run. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

The Everly Brothers release a new single, Til I Kissed You, on Cadence Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Buddy Holly releases a posthumous single, Peggy Sue Got Married, on Coral Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Bill Haley and His Comets release a new single, Joey's Song, on Decca Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Sam Cooke releases a new single, Summertime, on Keen Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

The Fireballs release a new instrumental single, Torquay, on Top Rank Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Country music star Eddy Arnold records The Ballad Of Davy Crockett and The Battle Of The Little Big Horn, for RCA Records in the USA. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

When Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers play at the Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto, Canada, they recruit sax player Wayne Shorter. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

The Everly Brothers play in Casper, Wyoming. (1959)

Jul 24
1959

Paul Anka and Petula Clark play in Knokke, Belgium, Europe. (1959)