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24 Years Ago: Eric Clapton’s Son Killed in 49-Story Fall

On March 20, 1991, Eric Clapton suffered a parent's worst nightmare.

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25 Years Ago: Robert Plant Gets Horny and Loud One More Time on ‘Manic Nirvana’

After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.

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21 Years Ago: Darryl Jones Joins the Rolling Stones

After almost 30 years as a Rolling Stone, Bill Wyman was done.

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Van Morrison’s New Album Features Duets, Hear A Little Behind The Scenes

Van Morrison is one of the legendary singer/songwriters of our time. With all the classic artists making new albums and trying to stay relevant in the ever changing music scene, Van Morrison decided to re work his.

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What Gospel Song Influenced the Rolling Stones Music for Years to Come?

The roots of this song can be traced back to a gospel track recorded by the Staple Singers back in 1955. The song  starts with a guitar riff which although new to the Stones, would be come a staple in many of their future songs.

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12 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Fills in for David Letterman

On March 12, 2003, Elvis Costello took on the role of talk show host for the first time when he filled in for David Letterman for the evening.

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Whatever Happened to the CD Longbox?

Popular in the late eighties through the early nineties, longboxes were nothing more than over-sized boxes with graphics, designed to catch your eye when you went shopping for a CD.

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John Lennon’s ‘Paperback Writer’ Guitar Purchased by Indianapolis Colts Owner

The Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville model hollow body guitar that John Lennon used while recording the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" has changed hands, with Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay purchasing the instrument for more than $500,000.

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20 Years Ago: Van Halen Start the Injury-Plagued ‘Balance’ Tour

Early 1995 found Van Halen heading back out on the road with a No. 1 album on the chart — a position that had become fairly common for the band over the previous decade.

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35 Years Ago: Billy Joel Gets Tough on ‘Glass Houses’

Billy Joel closed out the '70s with two of the bestselling albums of the decade in The Stranger and 52nd Street.

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Jimi Hendrix Was Reportedly Woodstock’s Highest-Paid Performer

When a guy can play "The Star-Spangled Banner" with his teeth, you don't haggle over his booking fee.

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How Good Is John Oates, Listen To Him Sing “She’s Gone” With Just A Guitar

John Oates doesn't get enough credit for the singing he does in Hall and Oates over the years. In the times past their prime, each of the two men has done solo engagements and each has done solo records.

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