THE LEADER OF THE BAND IS 84 TODAY

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A young Doc Severinsen

doc on tonight show set
From left: Doc Severinsen, Ed McMahon and Johnny Carson on The
Tonight Show
set

 

Doc Severinsen today

Trumpeter Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen was born in Arlington, Oregon. He
is best known for conducting the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring
Johnny Carson
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He actually joined the "Tonight" Show Band several months before Johnny
Carson became host in October of 1962 and took over as bandleader in 1967,
continuing until Carson’s retirement in 1992.

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