Music History for

July 16


1934 - The NBC Red radio network premiered the musical drama, "Dreams Come True."

1959 - The Coasters recorded "Poison Ivy."

1966 - In London, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker formed the band Cream.

1969 - The Who's "I'm Free" was released.

1972 - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles gave their farewell concert in Washington, DC.

1973 - The Grand Funk Railroad single "We're An American Band" was released.

1973 - Bob Dylan released the soundtrack to "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid."

1976 - Loggins and Messina broke up.

1980 - The film "No Nukes" premiered in New York, NY.

1981 - Harry Chapin died in a car crash at the age of 38. He was on his way to a benefit concert.

1996 - Dolores O'Riordan of the Cranberries accepted an undisclosed settlement after a London newspaper reported that she appeared on stage without panties.

1999 - The Beach Boys appeared on NBC-TV's Today.