Music History for

September 3

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1695 - Composer Pietro-Antonio Locatelli was born.

1940 - Artie Shaw and the Gramercy Five recorded "Summit Ridge Drive."

1942 - Frank Sinatra started his solo singing career.

1955 - Bill Haley & the Comets refused their first offer to tour outside the U.S. because of a fear of flying.

1963 - Reprise Records, owned by Frank Sinatra, became part of Warner Brothers Records.

1970 - Rolling Stone magazine reported that the Dave Clark Five had broken up.

1990 - "Listen Without Prejudice" was released by George Michael. It was his second solo album.

1992 - David Bowie appeared on the cover of "Architectural Digest." He was the first human on the cover in 4 years.

1994 - Brian Setzer (formerly of the Stray Cats) married Christine Schmidt.

1994 - Prince/The Artist appeared on "Soul Train" as the bass player for Nona Gaye on the song "Love Sign."

1994 - "After the Storm" was released by Crosby, Stills and Nash.

2010 - In Devon, England, Mike Edwards (Electric Light Orcherstra) was killed when a giant bale of hay tumbled down a hill and crashed into his van.

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