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Sep 03
1895

Celebrated jug band harmonica player Noah Lewis is born in Henning, Tennessee, USA. (1895)

Sep 03
1915

Peter Chatmon is born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He will find fame as blues vocalist/pianist Memphis Slim. (1915)

Sep 03
1934

Billy Myles is born in Gilmer, Texas, USA. He will find success as blues guitar virtuoso Freddie King. (1934)

Sep 03
1954

Roy Brown plays at Springbrook Gardens, Lima, Ohio, USA. (1954)

Sep 03
1954

R'n'b vocal group The El Dorados release a new single, Baby I Need You, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA. (1954)

Sep 03
1954

Jazz pianist Earl 'Fatha' Hines, supported by r'n'b vocal group The Chords, begins a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1954)

Sep 03
1957

The Biggest Show Of Stars For 1957 plays the third of five nights at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, featuring Buddy Holly and The Crickets, Paul Anka, The Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, The Drifters, Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, LaVern Baker, Jimmy Bowen, Sam 'The Man' Taylor and Clyde McPhatter.(1957)

Sep 03
1958

Chuck Berry, Bill Haley and His Comets, Larry Williams, Frankie Avalon, The Kalin Twins, Jimmy Clanton, The Danleers and The Elegants, The Olympics, Bobby Freeman and King Curtis are among the acts appearing in Alan Freed's Big Beat Show at The Fox Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (1958)

Sep 03
1961

Brook Benton, The Drifters and Betty Carter play the sixth night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1961)

Sep 03
1966

First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the tenth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1966)

Sep 03
1967

Cream play the last of twelve nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supporting The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the Electric Flag. (1967)

Sep 03
1967

The Steve Miller Blues Band plays the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Mother Earth and Bukka White. (1967)

Sep 03
1970

Eric Clapton, Duane Allman and their band Derek And The Dominos record It's Too Late for the album Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs at Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida, USA. (1970)

Sep 03
2011

The Jon Amor Blues Group plays at Long Street Blues Club, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK. During the encore, they are joined by Jesse Davey of The Hoax. (2011)