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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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Was Billy Squier’s Career Really Destroyed by the ‘Rock Me Tonite’ Video?

In the summer of 1984, Billy Squier's career came crashing down when he released one of the worst videos ever made.

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30 Years Ago: Queen Steal the Show at Live Aid

Queen followed one of Live Aid's signature moments and, more crucially, were taking the stage at London's Wembley Stadium on July 13, 1985, without much expectation.

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Flashback: Alice Cooper and Ann Landers Debate Necrophilia

When a famous advice columnist called Alice Cooper out over his song "Cold Ethyl," he didn't roll over and play dead.

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Jerry Garcia
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20 Years Ago: Jerry Garcia Plays His Final Grateful Dead Concert

Jerry Garcia's final show with the Grateful Dead -- held on July 9, 1995, at Chicago's Soldier Field -- was no lasting tribute.

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MYNX, Together Over 30 Years, Opens For Rick Springfield and The Romantics Tonight

The band MYNX was a staple of Duluth music from the 80′s. I used to follow them as a kid and saw them play a Pepsi Music Contest to win a recorded album made at Inland Sea Recording in Superior and airplay on the pop station in Duluth at the time.

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Ringo Starr’s 10 Most Historic Moments

This gallery of Ringo Starr's 10 Most Historic Moments recognizes a career that took a while to gain the respect it always deserved.

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When Is Elvis Week? Estate Celebrates The King Of Rock And Roll With New Postage Stamp And CD

August 16, 2015 will mark 38 years since Elvis Presley passed away.  As they always do, the Presley Estate will mark the occasion with Elvis Presley Week - happening August 8 through 16 this tear - and filled with events tailored to highlight his life and career.  This year they've joined forces with the United States Postal Service to commemorate the King of Rock and Roll with a new postage stamp and CD.

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46 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Guitarist Brian Jones Found Dead

The multi-instrumentalist drowned in his swimming pool only a month after he was fired from the Rolling Stones.

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46 Years Ago: John Lennon Learns He’s a Bad Driver the Hard Way

John Lennon was a brilliant songwriter, but not much of a driver.

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35 Years Ago: Queen Reach a Turning Point With ‘The Game’

After rampaging through the ‘70s, Queen were bona fide British rock royalty. All of that would begin to change with this album.

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