Music History for

December 20


1728 - Composer Franz Xaver Pokorny was born.

1871 - Composer Henry Kimball Hadley was born.

1909 - Composer Vagn Holmboe was born.

1932 - Al Jolson recorded "April Showers."

1957 - Elvis Presley received his U.S. Army draft notice.

1962 - The Osmond Brothers appeared on NBC-TV's "Andy Williams Show" for the first time.

1965 -The Beach Boys single "Barbara Ann" was released.

1967 - Jethro Tull was formed.

1975 - Joe Walsh joined the Eagles, replacing original member Bernie Leadon. Leadon left for a solo career.

1981 - The musical "Dreamgirls" opened on Broadway. The show was based on the careers of the Supremes.