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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
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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’ 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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The Story of Billy Idol’s Motorcycle Accident

We enjoy a certain amount of bad behavior from our rock stars, but within limits.

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images
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10 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Censored During Super Bowl Halftime Show

Fearing public outrage, the NFL brought down Mick Jagger's microphone for two potentially offensive lyrics during their Super Bowl XL halftime show.

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Hulton Archive
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The Story of Rock’s First Tragedy: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed in Plane Crash

Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.

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Epic
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The History of Cheap Trick’s Breakthrough ‘At Budokan’ LP

The '70s were the decade of the live rock album, with a few concert sets, such as Kiss' 'Alive!' and Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!,' helping trigger massive mainstream breakthroughs.

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The Day Jimi Hendrix Played His Final Show With Band of Gypsys

"That's what happens when Earth f---s with space. Never forget that. That's what happens."

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The History of ‘Superstition,’ the No. 1 Song Stevie Wonder Stole From Jeff Beck

When Stevie Wonder scored a No. 1 hit with 'Superstition' on Jan. 27, 1973, it announced a new sound for the brilliantly talented full-service singer, songwriter and musician.

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