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Oct 26
1931

Emery Williams Jr is born in Haynes, Arkansas, USA. He will find success as blues pianist/vocalist Detroit Junior. (1931)

Oct 26
1936

Jimmie Revard And His Oklahoma Playboys record Big Daddy Blues for Bluebird Records in the Texas Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, USA. (1936)

Oct 26
1953

Jazz clarinetist George Lewis records Doctor Jazz, Burgundy Street Blues and Down By The Riverside, for Jazz Man Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. (1953)

Oct 26
1954

R'n'b pianist Bill Doggett records Wild Oats for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. (1954)

Oct 26
1955

Big Bill Broonzy records It Feels So Good, Southbound Train, Trouble In Mind and Whiskey Head Man in London, UK, for Nixa Records. (1955)

Oct 26
1958

LaVern Baker, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Day and Lee Andrews And The Hearts, play in Washington, DC, USA. (1958)

Oct 26
1958

Bo Diddley, Dion And The Belmonts and Thurston Harris play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1958)

Oct 26
1959

Baby Washington, Bobby Freeman, The Miracles and Gene And Eunice play the fourth night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1959)

Oct 26
1959

Marv Johnson performs You've Got What It Takes on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1959)

Oct 26
1960

Sonny Terry records the album Sonny Is King at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Lightnin' Hopkins plays guitar on this album. (1960)

Oct 26
1960

Lightnin' Hopkins records the album Last Night Blues at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Bluesville Records. Sonny Terry plays harmonica on this album. (1960)

Oct 26
1962

Blind James Campbell And His Nashville Street Band record Baby Please Don't Go, for Arhoolie Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (1962)

Oct 26
1972

Bukka White, Big Joe Williams, Big Mama Thornton, Robert Pete Williams, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Slim, Johnny Young, W.D.Kent, Billy Davenport, T-bone Walker, Jimmy Rogers, Lightnin' Slim, Whispering Smith and The Jimmy Dawkins Chicago Blues Band play in the American Folk Blues Festival '72 at The Circus-Krone-Bau, Munich, Germany, Europe. (1972)

Oct 26
2008

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, featuring Rick Vito, plays at The Mayflower, Southampton, UK. (2008)