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45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Dare Their Label to Release ‘C—sucker Blues’

The Rolling Stones recorded a lewd single to complete their contractual obligation to Decca Records.

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13 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Reunites the E Street Band for ‘The Rising’

Bruce Springsteen released 'The Rising,' a commentary on the attacks of 9/11, on July 30, 2002.

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50 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Inch Toward Greatness on ‘Out of Our Heads’

Up until the release of 'Out of Our Heads,' the Rolling Stones were primarily known as a group that reworked blues and R&B songs to fit their British background.

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Bruce Springsteen Albums Ranked Worst to Best
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Bruce Springsteen Albums, Ranked From Worst to Best

Because he spent so many of his formative years painstakingly crafting his albums, we don’t often think of Bruce Springsteen as a prolific artist.

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The Beatles
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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Premiere Their Second Film, ‘Help!’

The Beatles second movie, 'Help!,' premiered in London on July 29, 1965.

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photo by:Karl Walter Getty Images Entertainment
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AC/DC Top 10 Songs [VIDEO]

AC/DC Australian rockers may just be one of the biggest pure rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time!

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46 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Clean Up Jim Morrison’s Mess After Disastrous Concert

Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral. On July 27, the two bands met going in opposite directions.

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Hear Led Zeppelin’s Previously Unreleased Version of ‘When the Levee Breaks’

We're just days away from the last few releases in Led Zeppelin's deluxe reissue series, and the band has offered one last advance sneak peek at the newly remastered and expanded albums by posting a previously unreleased version of "When the Levee Breaks."

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Ultimate Classic Rock
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Billy Joel Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Ultimate Classic Rock ranks Billy Joel albums, from worst to best.

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Marc. S Canter, Getty Images
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28 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Revitalize Rock ‘n’ Roll With Their Debut Album, ‘Appetite for Destruction’

Before all the drama, Guns N' Roses were a kick-ass little rock 'n' roll band.

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Epic
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25 Years Ago: Cheap Trick’s Comeback Gets ‘Busted’

Cheap Trick's 1988 album Lap of Luxury sparked an unlikely comeback for the veteran band, giving them their first No. 1 single with "The Flame." Sadly, their newly regained commercial success would prove to be short-lived.

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Elton John Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
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Elton John Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Elton John album, from worst to best.

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