On This Day

March 22, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in Music

  • (William Famous) Billy Williamson, American steel guitar player ( Bill Haley and His Saddlemen; Bill Haley & His Comets), dies at 71
  • Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), dies from post-operative complications at 50
  • Václav Nelhýbel, Czech-American composer (Everyman), dies at 76
1996 in Music