Music History for

September 16

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1920 - Enrico Caruso recorded his last work for Victor Records.

1938 - "Boogie Woogie" was recorded by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.

1963 - The Beatles single "She Loves You" was released in the U.S.
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1963 -The Beach Boys album "Surfer Girl" was released.

1964 - "Shindig!" premiered on ABC. The first show opened with Sam Cooke, The Everly Brothers, The Wellingtons, The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Sherman and Alan Sues.

1965 - The second season of "Shindig!" was opened with the Rolling Stones performing "Satisfaction." The Kinks, Byrds and Everly Brothers also appeared on the season opener.

1965 - The Grace Cathedral in San Francisco was the site of Duke Ellington's first concert.

1966 - The Metropolitan Opera opened its new opera house at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The opening performance was Samuel Barber's "Antony and Cleopatra."

1966 - Pete Quaife left the Kinks and was replaced by John Dalton.

1970 - Jimi Hendrix made his final public appearance. He appeared with Eric Burdon and War at a club in London.

1977 - Marc Bolan (T. Rex) died in a car accident at the age of 29.

1978 - The Grateful Dead recorded a concert at the pyramids in Egypt.

1979 - The Sugar Hill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" by was released.

1980 - Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall officially opened.

1985 - KISS released the album "Asylum."
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1991 - Willie Nelson and makeup artist Ann-Marie D'Angelo got married.
Willie Nelson apparel and gear

1992 - Barbra Streisand made her first live appearance in six years at a fundraiser for the U.S. Democratic party.
Barbra Streisand Merchandise

1993 - Grace Slick's home was destroyed by fire.

1997 - The Delfins debuted their first album "Azul" ("Blue") in Madrid's Las Venats bullfight arena.

1998 - The members of Mott The Hoople played together for the first time in 24 years at the Virgin Megastore on London's Oxford Street.

2014 - The George Strait live album "The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium" was released. The show was the last of George Strait's last tour.

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