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Oct 25
1928

Boogie-woogie pianist Cow Cow Davenport records Alabama Mistreater and Dirty Groundhog Blues in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Vocalion Records. (1928)

Oct 25
1929

Earl Hines And His Orchestra record Blue Nights and Grand Piano Blues for Victor Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1929)

Oct 25
1936

William Perks is born in Lewisham, UK. He will grow up to be Bill Wyman, bass player of The Rolling Stones. (1936)

Oct 25
1948

A new radio show, Tan Town Jamboree, has its first broadcast on WDIA Radio in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Hosted by Nat D. Williams, the show pioneers the idea of black deejays playing black music aimed specifically at a black audience. B.B. King's appearances on the station, advertising the medicinal cure-all Pepticon, will give his fledgeling career a huge boost. (1948)

Oct 25
1956

Bill Haley And His Comets, The Platters, Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Chuck Berry, Ella Johnson, Shirley And Lee, The Vic Lewis Orchestra , Shirley Gunter, The Flairs and Buddy Johnson And His Big Orchestra play at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. (1956)

Oct 25
1958

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

Oct 25
1958

The Coasters play at the Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA, with Sugar Pie and Pee Wee plus Johnny Fuller. (1958)

Oct 25
1959

Ray B. Anthony releases a new single, Alice Blue Gown/St Louis Blues, on Sun Records in the USA. (1959)

Oct 25
1959

Jackie Wilson releases a new single, Talk That Talk, on Brunswick Records in the USA. (1959)

Oct 25
1959

Brook Benton, Ruth Brown, The Falcons and The Pips, play at the Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (1959)

Oct 25
1959

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