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This Day in Music History: September 4th

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1964: The Animals made their debut U.S. performance at the Paramount Theatre in Brooklyn.

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This Day in Music History: September 3rd

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1992: David Bowie became the first person to appear on the cover of Architectural Digest in four years.

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This Day in Music History: September 2nd

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1984: Van Halen performed their final concert with their original lineup as part of the Monsters of Rock tour in Nuremburg, Germany on a bill that included AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Dio & Motley Crue. 

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This Day in Music History: September 1st

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1979: U2 released their debut EP U2-3 which was exclusively available in Ireland at the time of its release.

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This Day in Music History: August 31st

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1984: Much Music, Canada’s first music video channel launched & the first video to air was “The Enemy Within” by Rush.

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This Day in Music History: August 28th

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1964: After a concert at New York’s Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, The Beatles met Bob Dylan for the first time. Dylan introduced marijuana to The Beatles during this meeting.

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This Day in Music History: August 27th

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1967: The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein died of a sleeping pill overdose. The Beatles found this out while they were on a retreat with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

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This Day in Music History: August 26th

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1970: The Isle of Wight Festival kicked off in England. Acts who appeared included Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Jethro Tull, Chicago & Free.

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This Day in Music History: August 25th

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1970: Elton John made his U.S. live debut at the Troubadour in Los Angeles where he was booked for a full week.

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This Day in Music History: August 24th

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1989: The Who performed Tommy at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles with an all-star cast that included Elton John, Phil Collins, Billy Idol, Steve Winwood & Patti LaBelle.

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