On This Day

Events in Music in December 1955

Music Single

Dec 15 "Folsom Prison Blues" single released by Johnny Cash (Billboard Song of the Year 1968)

Catholic Encyclical

Dec 25 Pope Pius XII encyclical on sacred music & popular music

Music History

Dec 29 Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13

  • Dec 31 "Vamp" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 60 performances