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Dec 20
1960

Matt Arko Hoyer, known as the "grand-daddy" of the button accordion players and a massively succesful recording artist in the 1920s and 30s, dies of cancer. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Frank Sinatra records The Coffee Song, A Fine Romance and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise Records. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Jazz saxophonist Paul Gonsalves records the album Gettin' Together for Jazzland Records in New York City, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

The John Lewis - Gunther Schuller Orchestra plus the Contemporary Strings Quartet record Variations On A Theme Of Thelonious Monk, at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Jazz trumpeter Buck Clayton and saxophonist Buddy Tate, record the album Buck And Buddy, for Swingville Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Bing Crosby records singalong tracks at United Recorders, Hollywood for Warner Brothers Records. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Bobby Darin plays at The Deauville Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Jazz vocalist Etta Jones plays at Pep's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Paul Anka plays in the Cafe Pompeii Room at The Eden Roc Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Connie Francis plays the twentieth night of a four-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Ray Peterson plays the twentieth night of a six week run at The Dunes, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the sixth night of a six-week season at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Elvis Presley continues with filming of Wild In The Country at the 20th Century Ranch, near Santa Monica, California, USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

The latest Elvis Presley movie, Flaming Star, opens in cinemas across the USA. (1960)

Dec 20
1960

Hank Ballard And The Midnighters record Let's Go Again (Where We Went Last Night) in Cincinnati, Ohio, for King Records.(1960)