Today in Music

December, 20

  • 2000 Spanish singer Carlos Cano dies of a heart attack in Granada, after spending three weeks in intensive care. He is 54.
  • 1999 Hank Snow, the first country superstar from Canada, dies at his Nashville home of natural causes. He is 85.
  • 1975 Joe Walsh replaces guitarist Bernie Leadon in the Eagles.
  • 1973 Singer Bobby Darin dies of heart failure at the age of 37.
  • 1962 The Osmond Brothers appear for the first time on NBC-TV’s “Andy Williams Show.”
  • 1957 Elvis Presley receives his draft notice for the U.S. Army.
  • 1909 Composer Vagn Holmboe is born.