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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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The Day Fleetwood Mac Founder Peter Green Was Arrested for Pulling a Shotgun on His Accountant

Guitar great and Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green was not a man without troubles, and on Jan. 26, 1977, his struggles landed him in prison and committed to a mental hospital.

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The History of Simon and Garfunkel’s Masterpiece, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’

When Neil Young wrote "it's better to burn out than to fade away," he might as well have been talking about Simon & Garfunkel.

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The Album That Sent Phil Collins’ Solo Career Into the Stratosphere

By the mid-'80s, Phil Collins already had a pair of Top 10 solo albums to his credit, plus his day job in a little band called Genesis.

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The Story of Bon Jovi’s Debut Album

Seeing how they've dominated airwaves and concert arenas over the past three decades, it’s easy to forget that Bon Jovi faced odds as steep as any lottery when they released their self-titled debut album.

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Top 10 Eagles Songs

The 10 finest songs from country-rock pioneers the Eagles.

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Top 10 Underrated Eagles Songs

We look past the Eagles' biggest hits, to shine some light on the hidden gems of their catalog.

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How Cleveland Helped Make David Bowie a Star in the U.S.

Cleveland was one of the first American cities to take notice of the future rock legend.

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The Story of Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert

Most stints in rehab take place secretly, or at the very least privately. Then there was Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert.

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45 Years Ago: Chicago Release ‘Chicago III’

Chicago's third album was released on Jan. 11, 1971.

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