Monday, September 26, 2011
Seven times Grammy nominated Gospel and pop singer, composer and pianist, Jessy Dixon died of undisclosed illness in Chicago, IL aged 73.
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Delbert McClinton & Dick 50 went on No. 1 for the second time with Acquired Taste on Billboard Blues charts for three weeks.

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Friday, September 26, 2008
Mississippi Blues Trail marker was established in Forest, Mississippi to honor Blues legend Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Jerry Lee Lewis' new album titled Last Man Standing was released, featuring many of rock and roll's elite as guest stars. Album won 2007 Blues Music Awards in Comeback Album Of The Year category.

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Saturday, September 26, 1998
Blues and jazz singer, founder of record company Bet-Car, and known as a nurturer of young talents, Betty Carter died in New York, NY at the age of 69.
Friday, September 26, 1980
Memphis Blues guitarist and singer who was one of the first guitarists to purposely use the effects of distortion in his playing, Pat Hare died of lung cancer in St. Paul, Minnesota at the age of 49.
Sunday, September 26, 1976
American Blues singer, guitarist, and fiddle player who enjoyed success later in his career, L.C. "Good Rockin" Robinson died of a heart attack in Berkeley, California aged 61.
Thursday, September 26, 1968
Lucille Spann recorded "Chains Of Love" for World Pacific in Los Angeles, CA. The song went unissued on Pacific and only was released on Capitol in 1997.
Saturday, September 26, 1964

Second part of Big Joe Williams' Milestone LP Classic Delta Blues was recorded in Chicago, IL by Norman Dayron.

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Sunday, September 26, 1937
American Blues singer, referred to as "The Empress of the Blues", Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Bessie Smith died after suffering injuries in a car accident at the age of 43.