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Nov 24
1929

The Carter Family record Wabash Cannonball, When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland, No Telephone In Heaven, Western Hobo, and Carter's Blues for Victor Records in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (1929)

Nov 24
1933

In her final recording session, blues and jazz vocalist Bessie Smith records Gimme A Pigfoot, Do Your Duty, I'm Down In The Dumps and Take Me For A Buggy Ride, for Okeh Records in New York City, USA. The session is organised by Columbia A and R man, John Hammond, with Smith being paid a flat fee of $37.50 for each track, with no subsequent royalty. (1933)


Nov 24
1933

Joshua White [The Singing Christian], aka Josh White, records Lord, I Want To Die Easy, for Conqueror Records in New York City, USA. (1933)

Nov 24
1941

Donald 'Duck' Dunn of Booker T And The MGs is born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. (1941)

Nov 24
1947

Sister Rosetta Tharpe records Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air, for Decca Records in New York City, USA. (1947)


Nov 24
1955

In a package tour called the Lucky Seven Blues Show, Little Willie John, Champion Jack Dupree, Little George Smith and Otis Williams play in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. (1955)

Nov 24
1956

Chuck Berry plays at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1956)

Nov 24
1956

The Cadillacs, Bo Diddley, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, The Debutants, The Dells, The Chips, The Schoolboys, Robert And Johnny and The Heartbeats play the fifth of seven nights as part of Dr Jive's Rhythm'n'Blues Revue at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1956)

Nov 24
1959

Louis Jordan continues a two-week season at the Key Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (1959)

Nov 24
1961

Blues legend Howlin' Wolf arrives in the UK for a tour. (1961)

Nov 24
1963

Mississippi Fred McDowell records several songs which will become the basis of his album My Home Is In The Delta. (1963)

Nov 24
1965

A four day event, The Blues Bag, begins at the Cafe Au Go Go in New York City's Greenwich Village, featuring John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Otis Spann, Fred Neil, The Blues Project and others. (1965)

Nov 24
1969

Session saxophonist J.T.Brown aka Nature Boy Brown dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He worked with The Rabbit Foot Minstrels before moving to Chicago, Illinois, USA, where he became a popular , working with Roosevelt Sykes, St. Louis Jimmy Oden, Elmore James and others. (1969)

Nov 24
1985

Big Joe Turner dies of a heart attack in Inglewood, California, USA, aged 74. (1985)

Nov 24
1986

Eric Clapton releases a new album, August, in the UK. (1986)

Nov 24
1999

Eric Clapton And His Band play in Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan. (1999)

Nov 24
2011

Blues-rock guitarist Popa Chubby plays at The O2 Academy, Islington, London, UK. (2011)

Nov 24
2011

Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood play at The Marine Messe, Fukuoka, Japan. (2011)