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Aug 01
1951

The Wynton Kelly Trio record Moonlight In Vermont for Blue Note Records at WOR Studios, New York City, USA. The track will appear on the album New Faces-New Sounds. (1951)

Aug 01
1951

Tommy Bolin, guitarist for Deep Purple, The James Gang and Zephyr, is born in Sioux City, Iowa, USA. (1951)

Aug 01
1951

Timothy Gregg Bachman is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. As Tim Bachman he will be a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter best known for his work with the rock bands Brave Belt and Bachman?Turner Overdrive [BTO]. (1951)

Aug 01
1951

Folk quartet The Weavers continue their a month-long residency at Cafe Society, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. The group includes Pete Seeger. (1951)

Aug 01
1953

Blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Robert Cray is born in Columbus, Georgia. (1953)

Aug 01
1954

Fats Domino, Muddy Waters, The Clovers, The Orioles and Little Walter appear live in the Alan Freed-promoted Moondog Jubilee of Stars Under the Stars at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York City. (1954)

Aug 01
1955

Ella Fitzgerald records A Satisfied Mind for Decca Records in New York City, USA. (1955)

Aug 01
1955

The Webb Pierce Package tour sets off with a gig at the Alabama Fairgrounds, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA. Also on the bill are Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Wanda Jackson. (1955)

Aug 01
1955

The Herbie Nichols Trio with Max Roach on drums, records Lady Sings The Blues, Hangover Triangle, and other material for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. (1955)

Aug 01
1955

Dean Martin releases a new LP, Swinging Down Yonder, on Capitol Records in the USA. (1955)

Aug 01
1955

Musical comedy The Boy Friend, with songs by Sandy Wilson, plays at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 485 performances. The show stars Julie Andrews, and also features English singer Millicent Martin. (1955)

Aug 01
1958

The Everly Brothers play the first of two nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. (1958)