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Oct 23
1960

The Jazz Five record Autumn Leaves, There It Is and other tracks in London, UK, for Tempo Records. Bassist on the session is Malcom Cecil, who will go on to form Tonto's Expanding Head Band, one of the first synthesiser based groups of the rock era. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

Package tour The Biggest Show Of Stars For '60, featuring Brenda Lee, Duane Eddy, Fabian, Chubby Checker, Freddy Cannon and Bill Black's Combo, plays at The Armory, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

Frankie Avalon plays at The Texas Prison Rodeo, Huntsville, Texas, USA. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

Music mogul Dick Clark appears in an edition of US tv show The Jack Benny Program, entitled The Dick Clark Show. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

Connie Francis appears on UK tv show Sunday Night At The London Palladium. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

The Swinging Blue Genes, later to find fame as The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

The Beatles play the twentieth night of a lengthy residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany. (1960)

Oct 23
1960

Swing-era alto-saxophonist and recording artist Porter Kilbert dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA, aged 39. Kilbert was perhaps best-known as a member of The Quincy Jones Big Band. (1960)