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Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen was born in Arlington, Oregon.

Severinsen is best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on The
Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
 beginning in 1962
. The
group became the most visible big band in America.
He made
his broadcasting debut
playing live popular music on KODL
radio in
The Dalles, Oregon.



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Severinsen, Ed McMahon, and Johnny Carson, about 1974.

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