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This Day in Rock History - August 28
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This Day in Rock History: August 28

On August 28, 1964 the Beatles met Bob Dylan, who introduced them to his friend Mary Jane.

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NightRangerVevo via YouTube
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Throwback Thursday Music Video: Night Ranger Don’t Tell Me You Love Me [VIDEO]

I was scrolling through YouTube earlier today and found this classic Night Ranger music video.  Let's all go back to the 80's shall we?   My favorite part is when they "all fall down" at 2:59.  Oh the stage dramatics!

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This Day in Rock History: August 26

We look at all the events that took place in rock history on Aug. 26.

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This Day in Rock History: August 25

We take a look at major classic rock events from Aug. 25.

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50 Years Ago: Beatles LSD Party Inspires ‘She Said She Said’

An acid trip taken by three Beatles at a Beverly Hills party on Aug. 24, 1965 resulted in 'She Said She Said.'

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Beatles’ First Record Contract Is Up for Auction

An important piece of the Beatles' history is headed for the auction block.

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Ultimate Classic Rock ranks every U2 studio album, from worst to best.
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks every U2 studio album, from worst to best.
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U2 Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

U2 don't inspire weak reactions in people. There are passionate U2 fans, and passionate U2 haters, and very little in between.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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41 Years Ago: Neil Peart Plays His First Show With Rush

Neil Peart played his first concert as a member of Rush on Aug. 14, 1974.

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Dire Straits Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
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Dire Straits Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Dire Straits released only a handful of albums during their brief time together, and each offers some essential band songs. But which records hold up the best?

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Queen Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

We rank all of the 15 studio albums released by Queen between 1973 and 1995.

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Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Step Into the Next Phase of Their Career on ‘Help!’

'Rubber Soul' is often marked as the turning point in the Beatles' career. But the first steps toward their independence came a few months earlier on that album's predecessor, 'Help!'

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Dennis Stone, Hulton Archive
Dennis Stone, Hulton Archive
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Rod Stewart To Reunite With Faces For Charity Concert

Of all the great rock and roll bands in the 1970's, perhaps none have the reputation that Faces had;  their sound was equal parts talent, liquor, and (on purpose) a sloppy sound that created a reverie that has lasted in the 40 years since they last performed together.

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