Music News

  • On this Day October 16, 2010
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Auburn University graduate student Justin Havird named a new species of fish, Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini, because the fish's pectoral fin reminded him of the double-neck guitar used by 'I'm a big fan, and I was […]

  • On this Day October 16, 2006
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    CBGB, the legendary New York punk club credited with discovering Patti Smith and closed after a final gig by Smith herself. and Talking Heads also found fame after performing at the club, which helped launch US punk music. […]

  • On this Day October 16, 2001
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Two security guards were sacked after refusing to allow into his own concert. Dylan who had demanded that security on his 'Love and Theft' tour should be tighter than ever didn't have a pass when he arrived backstage. […]

  • On this Day October 16, 1986
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    and Robert Cray joined other artists on stage in St Louis, for 60th birthday concert, as featured in the film 'Hail Hail! Rock & Roll'. […]

  • On this Day October 16, 1982
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Culture Club appeared on UK TV's performing 'Do You Really Want To Hurt Me'. They were booked on the show thanks to Shakin' Stevens being ill and not able to appear. The song became a major hit after their memorable […]

  • On this Day October 16, 1976
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    'Songs In The Key Of Life', went to No.1 on the US album chart, (the working title was Let's See Life the Way It Is). Featuring the tracks 'Sir Duke', 'I Wish', 'Pastime Paradise' and 'Isn't She Lovely', it was Wonder's […]

  • On this Day October 16, 1965
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    recorded 'Day Tripper' at Abbey Road studio's London in three takes, they then added vocals and other overdubs, completing the song before the end of the day. […]

  • On this Day October 16, 1961
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Decca records released 'Crazy' by The ballad, composed by gave Cline a No.2 country hit in 1962. Nelson originally wrote the song for country singer Billy Walker, but Walker turned it down. The song's eventual success […]

Local News

  • Trump talks with Georgia farmers wiped out by Hurricane Michael
    on October 16, 2018 at 11:43 am

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, on Monday afternoon to be briefed by state and local officials before visiting a farm where crops were lost as Hurricane Michael […]

  • NASA working on manned mission to Venus
    on October 16, 2018 at 10:59 am

    NASA is currently working on a conceptual manned mission to Venus, named the High Altitude Venus Operation Concept--HAVOC.Venus is uninhabitable for humans, so the vehicle would just explore the atmosphere. Temperatures on […]

  • Jacksonville high schools getting walk-through metal detectors
    on October 16, 2018 at 10:50 am

    Duval County Public Schools will soon be using walk-through metal detectors in area high schools.A district spokeswoman said the schools will receive the equipment within 90 days, which means they'll arrive […]

  • Help hurricane victims through 'Operation Airdrop' in Gainesville
    on October 16, 2018 at 9:21 am

    Tuesday is the last day to donate items to Hurricane Michael victims via "Operation Airdrop" at the Gainesville Regional Airport, University Air Center.The organization arranges flights to deliver supplies (food, baby items, […]

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