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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac [VIDEO]

Christine McVie wrote this about leaving the past behind. She and John McVie were splitting up, which inspired the lyrics. This caused some awkward moments, since John had to play a song written about him.

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Rayman Reviews Get On Up, The Story of James Brown [REVIEW]

I'll admit doing a movie about legendary James Brown is appealing, it's also almost impossible to do it justice in a mere 2 hours and 20 minutes. That being said, I began watching with high hopes. After watching the flick, my only hope was to get my money back.

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25 Years Ago: Billy Idol Gets in a Motorcycle Accident

We enjoy a certain amount of bad behavior from our rock stars, but within limits.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-What It Takes by Aerosmith [VIDEO]

This song is about breaking up with a girlfriend and wanting to know what it takes to get over it. When they started putting it together, is sounded like a lovelorn, twangy Country song, which they remedied by adding electric guitars

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Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West to Perform ‘FourFiveSeconds’ at Grammys

Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West will give the first-ever performance of their new song ‘FourFiveSeconds’ at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.

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Why Did Dave Grohl Avoid Talking About Kurt Cobain?

Dave Grohl is undeniably a major talent in rock music. When Dave first started Foo Fighters, he would not take questions about Nirvana and Kurt Cobain. Most people felt he was doing it as a publicity stunt. That was not the reason.

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46 Years Ago: The Beatles Hire Allen Klein As Their Manager

With their self-run company Apple Corps bleeding money, the Beatles looked for someone with experience in such matters.

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56 Years Ago: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed in Plane Crash

Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.

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36 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Release ‘At Budokan’

The '70s were the decade of the live rock album, with a few concert sets, such as Kiss' 'Alive!' and Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!,' helping trigger massive mainstream breakthroughs.

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21 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Cross Purposes’

Black Sabbath endured yet another round of lineup changes to make the underrated album 'Cross Purposes.'

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Owner of a Lonley Heart by Yes [VIDEO]

Jon Anderson wrote the major part of this song and said:"The record company had invested a lot of money in making a record. They said, 'This is going to be a hit, and we're going to make sure.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Roxanne by the Police [VIDEO]

The intro to the song contains one of the great happy accidents in rock history. There was an upright piano in the studio, which Sting sat on thinking the lid was closed.

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