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Sep 24
1893

Blind Lemon Jefferson is born in Couchman, Texas, USA. Among the greatest of the early blues singers and guitarists, he is said by some authorities to have coined the term 'rock'n'roll. (1893)

Sep 24
1924

Allen Bunn, successful gospel, doo-wop and blues performer, is born in Bailey, North Carolina, USA. (1924)

Sep 24
1928

Victor Records field recording unit comes to the end of a month of recording local black performers in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. (1928)

Sep 24
1929

Blind Lemon Jefferson records Mosquito Moan, Pneumonia Blues, Southern Woman Blues and other tracks in Richmond, Indiana, USA, for Paramount Records. (1929)

Sep 24
1929

Henry Allen And His New York Orchestra with Victoria Spivey on vocals, record Make A Country Bird Fly Wild, Funny Feathers Blues, How Do They Do It That Way? And Pleasin? Paul, in New York City for Victor Records. (1929)

Sep 24
1929

Blind Lemon Jefferson records That Crawlin' Baby Blues for Paramount Records in Gennett Studios, Richmond, Indiana, USA. (1929)

Sep 24
1935

Joe Paradise And His Music, with Laurie Bookin on violin, record Limehouse Blues in London, UK. (1935)

Sep 24
1954

T-Bone Walker plays the eighth night of a two-week stay at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1954)

Sep 24
1954

Memphis Slim releases a new single, Four Years Of Torment, in the USA on United Records. (1954)

Sep 24
1956

Guy Mitchell records Singing The Blues for Columbia Records in New York City, USA, with producer Mitch Miller. (1956)

Sep 24
1956

Guitar Slim plays the first night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA. (1956)

Sep 24
1957

When the package tour The Biggest Show Of Stars for 1957, featuring Buddy Holly and The Crickets, Paul Anka, The Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, The Bobbettes, The Drifters, Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, LaVern Baker, Jimmy Bowen, Sam 'The Man' Taylor and Clyde McPhatter plays in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, the white acts are unable to perform because of local segregation laws. (1957)

Sep 24
1958

The Coasters play the sixth night of a week at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, with The Spaniels, The Danleers, The Olympics, Bobby Hendricks, The Quintones, and Sil Austin?s Combo. (1958)

Sep 24
1959

Dinah Washington records New Blowtop Blues and other tracks, in New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.(1959)

Sep 24
1961

Ray Charles plays the third night in a week at the Palace Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA. (1961)

Sep 24
1961

Lonnie Johnson and Victoria Spivey play the last of thirteen nights at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. (1961)

Sep 24
1965

The Instant Action Jug Band record their debut EP at the home of Chris Strachwitz [founder of Arhoolie Records] in Berkeley, California, USA. The group will evolve into Country Joe And the Fish. (1965)

Sep 24
1966

Jefferson Airplane play a second night at Winterland, San Francisco, supported by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Muddy Waters. (1966)

Sep 24
1967

The West Coast Natural Gas Co., Blue Cheer, Mad River, Freedom Highway, Serpent Power, Burgundy Blues, Raven, Travel Consul, Black Swan and Jade Muse play at Muir Beach, just outside San Francisco, California, USA. (1967)

Sep 24
1993

The Hoax, play at the Boar's Head, Wickham, UK, as support to Smokin' Joe Kubek. (1993)