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Oct 22 1958
Bo Diddley, Dion and the Belmonts and Thurston Harris begin a week of shows at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1958)

Oct 22 1959
British skiffle king Lonnie Donegan records The House Of the Rising Sun, Take This Hammer, John Hardy and other tracks in London, UK, for his album Lonnie Rides Again. (1959)

Oct 22 1965
Cliff Richard is in Studio 3, Abbey Road, London, recording tracks for his album Kinda Latin, including a version of Bob Dylan's song Blowin In the Wind. (1965)

Oct 22 1965
During sessions for the album Rubber Soul, The Beatles continue work on Nowhere Man at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London. On the same day, record producer George Martin adds his keyboard solo to In My Life. (1965)

Oct 22 1969
Led Zeppelin release the album Led Zeppelin II in the USA and UK simultaneously. (1969)

Oct 22 1969
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson begins recording his album The Other Side Of Abbey Road for A&M Records. The album features Benson's interpretations of songs from The Beatles' album Abbey Road. (1969)

Oct 22 1970
Jethro Tull play at Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, California, USA. (1970)

Oct 22 1971
The Velvet Underground play at Southampton University, Southampton, Hampshire, UK. (1971)

Oct 22 1972
Chuck Berry plays at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1972)

Oct 22 1972
On their Seventh Sojourn tour, The Moody Blues play at the Civic Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (1972)

Oct 22 2009
Luther Dixon, producer and songwriter, dies aged 78 in Florida, USA. In a long career, his songs were recorded by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Shirelles, Dusty Springfield, B.B. King, The Jackson 5 and others. (2009)

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