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Paul McCartney Admits the Beatles Felt ‘Threatened’ by Yoko Ono

It's no secret that Yoko Ono's relationship with the Beatles was strained after John Lennon brought her into the band's orbit.

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What Is The Top CD In Steve Tanko’s Car?

Coming back from lunch today, I was walking through the parking lot and noticed that KOOL's mid-day man Steve Tanko had a group of CD's laying out in his car.

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Columbia
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35 Years Ago: Journey Tweak Their Lineup, Then Go Supernova With ‘Escape’

Journey thought they were on the verge of something big in 1980. And they were – but only after a period of sudden adversity.

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33 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’

Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.

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24 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour

On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.

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10 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies

Syd Barrett's fame had evaporated by the time the former Pink Floyd co-founder died, and he wouldn't have had it any other way.

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20 Years Ago: Neil Young’s Stirring Run of ’90s Successes Ends With ‘Broken Arrow’

Unmoored creatively by the death of his long-time producer, Neil Young's '90s-era career resurgence suddenly came apart.

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20 Years Ago: Kiss Play Their First Reunion Show

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss remember the band's first reunion show.

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30 Years Ago: David Bowie Plays the Goblin King in Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’

If you're making a movie that needs a Goblin King, who better to call than the Thin White Duke?

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35 Years Ago: Motorhead Get Live on ‘No Sleep ’til Hammersmith’

Motorhead's live album, 'No Sleep 'til Hammersmith,' reached No. 1 on the U.K. album chart.

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28 Years Ago: Pantera Release ‘Power Metal’

In 1988, Pantera released their first disc with Philip Anselmo, an album called 'Power Metal.'

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30 Years Ago: Steve Winwood Enlists Friends, Hits It Big With ‘Back in the High Life’

An intensely interior solo artist to that point, Steve Winwood shifted to a more collaborative approach on 'Back in the High Life' – and it paid off.

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