Deaths in Music in April 1980

  • Apr 4 Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine, American country music singer, dies following a heart attack leading to a car crash at 62

Person of interestJane Froman

Apr 22 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72

Singer Jane Froman
Jane Froman
  • Apr 28 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies in a jeep crash at 30
  • Apr 30 Mary McCarty, American actress and singer (Babes in Toyland, Trapper John MD), dies of a heart attack at 56