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35 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Start Big, Bright American ‘Tattoo You’ Tour

The Rolling Stones' '81 tour found the band evolving. Gone were the dark days of ’70s, replaced by the bright colors and arena spectacle of the ’80s.

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How Tommy Lee’s Motorcycle Saved His Friend’s Life

Switching rides with Tommy Lee has its perks — including, as a friend of the former Mötley Crüe drummer recently discovered, avoiding the occasional narrow brush with death.

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25 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases ‘No More Tears’

On Sept. 17, 1991, Ozzy Osbourne reached a career turning point with his solo disc 'No More Tears.'

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ZZ Top Discography

The ZZ Top discography now spans 45 years, 15 studio albums, and as guitarist Billy Gibbons frequently jokes, “the same three guys playing the same three chords.”

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35 Years Ago: ZZ Top Begin Refining Their ’80s Sound on ‘El Loco’

On one level, 'El Loco' was a continuation of ZZ Top's Texas-steeped blues aesthetic. But something else was in play, as a new synth-driven decade dawned.

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20 Years Ago: David Bowie Releases ‘Telling Lies,’ First Downloadable Single in Music History

David Bowie has been called a music pioneer, but he also was on the forefront of technology.

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‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Touring Years': Movie Review

If you were a Beatles fan at the start of the British Invasion, you saw rock music change forever.

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40 Years Ago: Producer Lou Adler Is Kidnapped and Held for Ransom

Lou Adler got one hell of a wake-up call on Sept. 1, 1976.

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Read the Oral History of Starship’s ‘We Built This City’

Starship's "We Built This City" turned 30 last month, and its release (and eventual ascension to No. 1 on the Billboard chart) has been commemorated with a new oral history.

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35 Years Ago: Hall and Oates Perfect New Wave Soul on ‘Private Eyes’

Hall and Oates' first-ever Top 5 Billboard album is also among their best.

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25 Years Ago: Izzy Stradlin Plays His Last Show as a Member of Guns N’ Roses

Guns N' Roses were on top of the rock world in 1991, but all was not well behind the scenes.

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30 Years Ago: Paul Simon Stages a Multi-Cultural Comeback With ‘Graceland’

Paul Simon's decade wasn't going so great when he started work on his sixth solo album in October 1985.

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