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On this day: February 18

1928
Drummer Frank Butler born in Kansas City, MO.

1958
Vocalist Billie Holiday records "Lady in Satin."

1969
Trumpeter Miles Davis records "In a Silent Way" with pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Joe Zawinul.

1981
Melvin Sparks records "Sparkling" on Muse Records.

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