This Day in Music History — September 3

1967 : A young Swedish singer named Anni-Frid Lyngstad wins a talent-show contest on the TV program Hyland’s Corner with her group the Anni-Frid Four. She would later become famous as one of the two female lead singers of ABBA.

1968 : Ringo returns to The Beatles after quitting in frustration during the White Album sessions. He finds his drum kit covered in flowers.

1982 : Fleetwood Mac plays for the first time in 2 years at the U.S. Festival in California, sponsored by the upstart Apple Computers. 400,000 people come to them play along with The Cars, Jackson Browne and The Grateful Dead.

1991 : Ike Turner is released from prison after serving 14 months for cocaine possession.

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