Music History for

October 16


1679 - Composer Jan Dismas Zelenka was born.

1821 - Composer Albert Franz Doppler was born.

1951 - Little Richard held his first recording session in Atlanta, GA.

1954 - Elvis Presley made his first radio appearance on the "Louisiana Hayride."

1965 - The Beatles were decorated with the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth.
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1966 - Joan Baez and 123 other anti-draft demonstrators were arrested for blocking the entrance to the Armed Forces Induction Center in Oakland, CA.

1968 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience released the album "Electric Ladyland." It was the third and final album by the band.

1972 - A statement was released by Creedence Clearwater Revival that announced the group's break up.

1982 - RCA Records released "H2O" by Daryl Hall and John Oates.

1989 - The single "The Arms Of Orion" was released by Prince (with Sheena Easton).

1992 - Sinead O'Connor was booed off stage at Madison Square Garden during a show to honor Bob Dylan.