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Aug 20
1926

Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record What Good Is Good Morning?, So Is Your Old Lady, That Girl Over There and I'm Lonely Without You, for Imperial Records in London, UK. (1926)

Aug 20
1926

Under the pseudonym of The Cavaliers, Ben Selvin And His Orchestra record Sleepy Head and Falling In Love With You, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1926)

Aug 20
1926

The Broadway Bell-Hops record Mary Lou, She Knows Her Onions and Lay Me Down To Sleep In Carolina, in New York City, USA, for Harmony Records. (1926)

Aug 20
1926

Jack Hylton And His Orchestra record Am I Wasting My Time On You?, Sunny and Who?, for HMV Records in Kingsway Hall, London, UK. (1926)

Aug 20
1929

Bessie Smith records He's Got Me Goin' and It Makes My Love Come Down, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Aug 20
1929

Red Nichols and his Five Pennies record I May Be Wrong and The New Yorkers, for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Aug 20
1929

Annette Hanshaw records Singin' In The Rain and Forget-Me-Not, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Aug 20
1932

Roy Fox and his Band play at the Cafe Anglais, London, UK. (1932)

Aug 20
1934

Teddy Joyce And His Band with vocalist Jimmy Mesene record the Irving Berlin composition I Never Had A Chance in London, UK. (1934)

Aug 20
1936

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra are in Los Angeles, California, USA, where they are undertaking a two-month engagement at The Palomar Ballroom. (1936)

Aug 20
1937

Billie Holiday and the Count Basie Orchestra make a live radio broadcast from the Hotel Ritz-Carlton, Boston, Massachusetts. (1937)

Aug 20
1937

Jack Hylton And His Band appear in a live tv broadcast from the BBC studios in Alexandra Palace, London, UK. (1937)

Aug 20
1940

The Ink Spots record Don’t Ever Break A Promise and My Greatest Mistake for Decca Records. (1940)

Aug 20
1942

Woody Herman And His Orchestra play at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1942)

Aug 20
1943

Benny Carter continues a six-week run at Zucca's Terrace, Hermosa Beach, California, USA, with Savannah Churchill as his vocalist. (1943)

Aug 20
1945

Count Basie And His Orchestra play the sixth night in a week at The Golden Gate, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are The Three Rockats, Pops And Louie and Shorty Davis. The week of shows will gross $38,000. (1945)

Aug 20
1948

Ella Fitzgerald opens at the Cafe Tia Juana, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (1948)

Aug 20
1948

Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play in Wildwood, New Jersey, USA. (1948)

Aug 20
1948

Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play on the AFRS [The Armed Forces Radio Service] radio show On The Beam in the USA. (1948)

Aug 20
1951

Jerry Gray And His Orchestra record Who's Sorry Now, St. Louis Blues and Jeep Jockey Jump for Decca Records in the USA. (1951)

Aug 20
1956

The Dick Heckstall-Smith Quintet records Fish Man and Monochrome for Nixa Records in London. (1956)

Aug 20
1960

Johnny Dankworth plays at The Victory Memorial Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, UK, supported by The Saints Jazz Band. (1960)

Aug 20
1961

The Oscar Peterson Trio play at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1961)

Aug 20
1961

Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers play at The Berkshire Music Barn, Music Inn, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA. (1961)

Aug 20
1963

The Ramsey Lewis Trio record the album Barefoot Sunday Blues in Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. (1963)

Aug 20
1965

John Coltrane plays the second of four nights at Leo's Casino, Euclid Quad Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (1965)

Aug 20
1966

Ramsey Lewis enters the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart with Wade In the Water, which will peak at No19 during a six-week stay on the chart. (1966)

Aug 20
1966

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

Aug 20
1979

Jamie Cullum is born in Essex, but will soon move to Malmesbury, where he will grow up and find success. (1979)

Aug 20
1980

Mongo Santamaria and the Hugh Masekela Band play the ninth of thirteen nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. (1980)

Aug 20
2010

On his Crazy Love tour Michael Buble plays the first of two nights at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (2010)

Aug 20
2010

Rodrigo y Gabriela play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, Colorado, USA. (2010)

Aug 20
2010

Norah Jones plays at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. (2010)