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The History of Scorpions’ Breakthrough and Best Album, ‘Lovedrive’

Prior to recording their sixth studio LP, 1979's 'Lovedrive,' Scorpions had two main problems: Finding major success outside their native Germany and hanging onto a lead guitarist.

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The Story of Bob Seger’s Only No. 1 Album, ‘Against the Wind’

Bob Seger achieved full-fledged rock stardom with 1976's Night Moves, but while his raspy howl may have been new to a generation of fans, he'd actually been chipping away at mainstream success for many years.

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Ozzy Osbourne Screams Inside Bar
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That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo

Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...

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30th Anniversary Of AC/DC's Bon Scott's Death Recognised
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The Death of Bon Scott

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1980, Bon Scott was found dead.

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Chris Smith, Getty Images
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The Day the Beatles Met Cassius Clay

One of the perks of being a Beatle that the group had to get used to in the early days was getting to rub shoulders with the rich and famous.

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Casablanca
Casablanca
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The History of Kiss’ Debut Album

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and for Kiss, the journey to worldwide rock superstardom began with a single LP: 'Kiss,' released on Feb. 18, 1974.

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That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together

The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.

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When John Lennon Returned to His ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Roots

In a way, John Lennon's 'Rock 'N' Roll' album is the back-to-basics record the Beatles' 'Let It Be' was supposed to be.

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Phil Collins Looks Back on the ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break: ‘Nobody Had Ever Heard Anything Like That’

Looking back through his archives for a series of deluxe solo reissues has left Phil Collins in a reflective mood.

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Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records
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The Day Rod Stewart’s ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ Hit No. 1

In the late-'70s, hemmed in by disco on one side and punk on the other, many rock artists of Rod Stewart's generation felt like the trends of the day were passing them by.

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Early Queen Concert and Documentary Coming to the Big Screen

Queen's first-ever live recording of "Bohemian Rhapsody" highlights a new concert and documentary film presentation coming to select theaters nationwide.

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The Beatles
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The Beatles’ First ‘Ed Sullivan’ Appearance: 10 Rock Stars Remember

More than 73 million Americans watched the Beatles’ debut performance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ on Feb. 9, 1964.

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