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40 Years Ago: Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham Play First Show With Fleetwood Mac

Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham played live with Fleetwood Mac for first time on May 15, 1975.

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What Does BB King Fan Eric Clapton Have To Say About His Mentor, See The Video

BB King passed away last night. To me he was one of the original guitarists. By that, I mean that he was old school, he didn't have someone ahead of him to do what he did, he didn't really have mentor, yet he was a mentor to many.

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31 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Releases His Second Album, ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’

Like the tornado blasting across its cover, ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ confirmed the arrival of a musical force of nature Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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31 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested in Memphis

Ozzy Osbourne was arrested in Memphis on May 14, 1984.

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46 Years Ago: Fairport Convention’s Bus Crashes, Killing Martin Lamble

A May 12, 1969, bus crash killed Fairport Convention drummer Martin Lamble and severely injured other members of the group.

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You Think You Know Queen?

You're familiar with Queen as that brilliantly bombastic crew that melded operatic pomp and hard rock. But did you know they could have had completely different careers?

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What Does Gene Simmons Of KISS Say About Early Van Halen Demos

Gene Simmons is one of the founding members of the rock group KISS, and along the way has made a name for himself. He is the one with the credit of discovering Van Halen. He thought they had a future and produced their demo.

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47 Years Ago: Brian Jones Plays His Final Show With the Rolling Stones

On May 12, 1968, Brian Jones took the stage for his last public concert with the Rolling Stones.

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Do You Remember Him, Stanley Jordan Covers “Stairway To Heaven”

Back in the 80's Stanley Jordan and Stanley Clarke teamed up and had a small pop hit. The two of them were in uncharted territory because they were both Jazz artists. Stanley Clarke went on to record some big albums and is a featured player on others. Stanley Jordan? Well, here's where he wound up.

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Authorized Jimi Hendrix Biopic in the Works

Jimi Hendrix is making a not-so-slight return to a theater near you.

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20 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Leads All-Star Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Concert

On May 11, 1995, nearly five years after the helicopter crash that killed him, some of Stevie Ray Vaughan's talented peers united on a single stage to pay tribute to a life and career that ended too soon.

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Greg Kihn Releases New Novel Inspired by the Death of Brian Jones

The mystery surrounding Brian Jones' untimely death has fascinated Rolling Stones fans and rock historians for decades.

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