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Oct 01
1918

Harold Lloyd and Bebe Daniels spend the second of five days filming the one-reel silent movie, Young Mr. Jazz, directed by Hal Roach. (1918)

Oct 01
1920

Having ended a residency at The Ambassador Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, The Victor Talking Machine Company recording artist Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra begin a residency at The Palais Royal, Broadway, New York City, USA. (1920)

Oct 01
1925

Warner's Seven Aces record Breakin' The Leg and Tweedle-Dee, Tweedle-Doo, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for Columbia Records. (1925)

Oct 01
1926

The Original Indiana Five record Heebie Jeebies, Jackass Blues, My Baby Knows How, Cow Bell Blues, Gettin' The Blues and Can You Picture That? for Bell Records in New York City, USA. (1926)

Oct 01
1926

Jack Hylton's Kit-Kat Band records June Rose, I Wonder What's Become Of Joe? and That Night In Araby, for HMV Records in the Small Queen's Hall, London, UK. (1926)

Oct 01
1926

Fess Williams and his Royal Flush Orchestra record Heebie Jeebies and Messin' Around, in New York City for Brunswick/Vocalion Records. (1926)

Oct 01
1929

Victoria Spivey records Moaning The Blues, Blood Hound Blues and Dirty T.B. Blues, in New York City for Victor Records. (1929)

Oct 01
1929

Gus Cannon?s Jug Stompers record Walk Right In and Prison Wall Blues for Victor Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Walk Right In will become a hit for The Rooftop Singers in 1963, and Prison Wall Blues with a radically revised lyric, will provide the Lovin? Spoonful with their 1966 song, Younger Girl. (1929)

Oct 01
1929

Bessie Smith records Dirty No-Gooder's Blues and Wasted Life Blues, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Oct 01
1931

Top Latin bandleader Xavier Cugat leads the resident orchestra at the opening of the new Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, USA. (1931)

Oct 01
1931

Ambrose And His Orchestra record Yes Yes [My Baby Said 'Yes'], Kiss Me Goodnight, If You Were The Only Girl In The World, They Didn't Believe Me and You Forgot Your Gloves, at The Small Queen's Hall, London, UK, for HMV Records. (1931)

Oct 01
1934

Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra play at The Savoy Ballroom, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. (1934)

Oct 01
1935

Roy Newman and His Boys record Sadie Green in Dallas, Texas, USA, for OKeh Records. (1935)


Oct 01
1940

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio. (1940)

Oct 01
1940

The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France records Nuages in Paris, France, with Django Reinhardt on guitar. (1940)

Oct 01
1941

The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra, conducted by Phil Green, with Bernard Hunter on vocals, records Rock-a-bye Baby At Twilight, in London, UK, for HMV Records. (1941)

Oct 01
1943

Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra play at The Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1943)

Oct 01
1945

The Duke Ellington Orchestra plays at The New Zanzibar Club, New York City, USA. (1945)

Oct 01
1953

Jack Parnell And His Music Makers record Dragnet and Fuller Bounce for Parlophone Records in London, UK. (1953)

Oct 01
1954

Lavern Baker records the hit single Tweedlee Dee for Atlantic Records. (1954)

Oct 01
1954

UK music weekly the NME (New Musical Express) reports that jazz vocalist and bandleader Ray Ellington has won ?75,000 on the football pools and has invested the money in a block of flats in London. (1954)

Oct 01
1957

Frank Sinatra starts recording a new travel-themed album, Come Fly With Me, at Capitol Tower, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. At this session he records On The Road To Mandalay, Let's Get Away From It All and Isle Of Capri. (1957)

Oct 01
1957

Duke Ellington records Dancing In The Dark for Columbia Records in the USA. (1957)

Oct 01
1957

Dinah Washington records the Fats Waller compositions Honeysuckle Rose and Ain't Misbehavin' ['?m Saving My Love for You] at Fine Recording Studios, New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on her Mercury Records album Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller. (1957)

Oct 01
1959

Louis Armstrong spends the second of three days of recording in Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the album Satchmo Plays King Oliver. (1959)

Oct 01
1959

The Montgomery Brothers, with Wes Montgomery on guitar, record Monk's Shop, Summertime, Falling in Love with Love and Renie, for Pacific Jazz Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. (1959)

Oct 01
1959

Dakota Staton records September In The Rain, Love Walked In and other tracks for Capitol Records in New York City, USA. (1959)

Oct 01
1960

Mick Mulligan plays at The Victory Memorial Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, UK. (1960)

Oct 01
1966

Jan Garber And His Orchestra play at The Lady Luck Lounge in The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1966)