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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Invincible by Pat Benatar [VIDEO]

This was the theme song to the movie The Legend of Billie Jean, which was a box office bomb despite the success of this song.

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40 Years Ago: Kiss Release Their 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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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Meet Cassius Clay

One of the perks of being Beatles that that group had to get used to in the early days was getting to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. One of the first celebrities they met on that initial trip to America was boxer Cassius Clay.

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(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Eagles)
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Lyin Eyes by the Eagles

Lyin Eyes s a song written by Don Henley and Glenn Frey with Frey singing lead vocals. It was the second single from their One of These Nights album, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart 

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Paul Stanley Calls Rock Hall ‘Tainted, Corrupted and Distorted’

With Kiss finally set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, one might think Paul Stanley's attitude toward it might have softened somewhat, but that isn't the case: In a new interview, Stanley made it clear that he still feels the whole thing is "tainted, corrupted and distorted."

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Motley Crue Explains Why They Will Not Make a Final Album

Motley Crue won't be issuing new music before hitting the road for what promises to be their farewell tour. Bassist Nikki Sixx blames a segmented radio environment unsuitable for their brand of rock.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-River of Dreams by Billy Joel [VIDEO]

River of Dreams is a very spiritual song where Joel, who identifies himself as an atheist, includes some biblical imagery, including the line, "Through the valley of fear," which is a reference to Psalm 23:4 - "Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil." Joel also says that the river is a religious image, as "there's baptizing in a river and you have to cross the river - people are getting dunked in the river and there's rivers of blood."

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What Does the Title of Bruce Springsteens Song “Thunder Road” Refer To? [VIDEO + TRIVIA]

Thunder Road was written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, and is the opening track on his breakthrough album Born To Run. It is ranked as one of Springsteen's greatest songs, and often appears on lists of the top rock songs of all time.Rolling Stone magazine placed it as #86 on its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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35 Years Ago: Rod Stewart’s ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’ Hits 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. Ever the optimist, Stewart decided that if he couldn't beat 'em, he'd join 'em.

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Raymans Song of the Day-Purple Rain by Prince [VIDEO]

After Prince released his 1999 album in 1982, he toured in many of the same cities Bob Seger did. Prince was amazed at how crowds connected with Seger's songs which were slow songs that told stories people could relate to. Prince decided to write a song in that style, and "Purple Rain" was the result.

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Credit Dmitry Naumov
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Slide by the Goo Goo Dolls [VIDEO]

Lead singer and guitarist Johnny Rzeznik wrote this. Slide Is about a girl who has an abortion. Her boyfriend is being very supportive, declaring his love for her and asking her to just "let it slide" and move on with their lives.

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Listen To Jimi Hendrix’s Incredible Just-Resurfaced Final Interview Before His Death [VIDEO] [AUDIO]

Jimi Hendrix was one of rocks true originals, and there are only a few.

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