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March 5, 1963 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

  • Beatles record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl"

Deaths in Music

  • Harold "Hawkshaw" Hawkins, American country singer (Ozark Jubilee; "Lonesome 7-7203"), dies in a plane crash at 41
  • Lloyd "Cowboy" Copas, American country singer ("Candy Kisses"; "Alabam"), dies in a plane crash at 49

Person of interestPatsy Cline

Patsy Cline [Virginia Henlsey], American country singer ("Crazy"; "I Fall To Pieces"; "Walkin' After Midnight"), dies in a plane crash at 30

Country Music Singer Patsy Cline
Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline

1963 in Music