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Paul McCartney Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

From Wings to solo, from 'Band on the Run' to 'Driving Rain,' we stack up his albums from worst to best.

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Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images
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You Think You Know Alice Cooper?

Vincent Furnier rose to fame, of course, under the assumed name of Alice Cooper – but it wasn't his first one.

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Jimi Hendrix
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Jimi Hendrix Guitar Ownership Contested in Auction Lawsuit

One of Jimi Hendrix's guitars is in the middle of a legal tug-of-war that erupted last year and has escalated into a lawsuit that could cost the defendant $750,000 in damages.

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Marilyn Monroe
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Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Cover Art: A Guide to Who’s Who

The Beatles are surrounded by dozens of famous, talented people on the cover of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.' Here's your chance to learn about each and every one of them.

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
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Five Things You Might Not Know About Jimmy Page’s Guitars

Jeff Strawman, author of the 2015 book 'Led Zeppelin Gear: All the Gear from Led Zeppelin and the Solo Careers,' shares some lesser-known facts about Jimmy Page's guitars.

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Evening Standard, Getty Images
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Beatles Costume Designer Julie Harris Dies at 94

Julie Harris, the Oscar-winning costume designer whose screen credits included the Beatles and James Bond, has passed away at the age of 94.

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40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Kick Off First Tour With Ronnie Wood

In 1975, as the Rolling Stones were heading into their 13th year together as a band, they found themselves at a familiar crossroads.

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Mick Jagger Reveals the Inspiration for Rolling Stones Classic ‘Moonlight Mile’

With the Rolling Stones bringing the Sticky Fingers classic "Moonlight Mile" back into their setlist for this year's tour, the Wall Street Journal reached out to singer Mick Jagger for his thoughts on the writing and recording of the song.

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1965 in Review: Rock's Biggest Stories
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1965 in Review: Rock’s 50 Biggest Stories

Nineteen sixty-five was one of the most dynamic and groundbreaking years in rock music history.

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Mick Fleetwood Imagines What Might Have Been With Original Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Peter Green

They've gone on to far greater success in the years since releasing their first few albums, but for some Fleetwood Mac fans, there's really never been any substitute for the band's original lineup.

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Ian Gavan, Getty Images
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You Think You Know Robert Plant?

In this edition of You Think You Know Classic Rock?, we make intriguing connections, uncover key inspirations and reveal a strange backstage request by former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant.

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Capitol
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40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney and Wings Release Uneven but Ultimately Charming ‘Venus and Mars’

Paul McCartney followed up the career-defining solo smash 'Band on the Run' with a Wings album populated by miniature delights and distracting whimsy.

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