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By: Ethan Miller
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By: Ethan Miller Getty Images Entertainment
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Stop Draggin My Heart Around by Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks

Petty met Nicks and asked him half-jokingly if he could write her a song that she could record for her first solo album. Petty didn't take her request seriously at first. Nicks reiterated her request a year later .

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Rayman’s Song of the day-Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners

Written by Dexys lead singer Kevin Rowland, trombone player Jim Paterson and guitarist Al Archer, this song was an enormous hit, going to #1 in America, the UK and Australia.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett [VIDEO]

Buffett wrote this song in Key West, Florida after he finished a tour with his group, the Coral Reefer Band.

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By: Ethan Miller
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Raymans Song of the Day-Fields of Gold by Sting [VIDEO]

This song is about feeling joyous, but knowing that the joy is going to end someday. Sting wrote it after he bought a house near a barley field.

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51 Years Ago: The Beatles Arrive In America

The Beatles landed at Kennedy Airport on Feb. 7, 1964.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac [VIDEO]

Christine McVie wrote this about leaving the past behind. She and John McVie were splitting up, which inspired the lyrics. This caused some awkward moments, since John had to play a song written about him.

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Rayman Reviews Get On Up, The Story of James Brown [REVIEW]

I'll admit doing a movie about legendary James Brown is appealing, it's also almost impossible to do it justice in a mere 2 hours and 20 minutes. That being said, I began watching with high hopes. After watching the flick, my only hope was to get my money back.

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25 Years Ago: Billy Idol Gets in a Motorcycle Accident

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

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-What It Takes by Aerosmith [VIDEO]

This song is about breaking up with a girlfriend and wanting to know what it takes to get over it. When they started putting it together, is sounded like a lovelorn, twangy Country song, which they remedied by adding electric guitars

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Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West to Perform ‘FourFiveSeconds’ at Grammys

Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West will give the first-ever performance of their new song ‘FourFiveSeconds’ at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.

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"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" New York Premiere
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Why Did Dave Grohl Avoid Talking About Kurt Cobain?

Dave Grohl is undeniably a major talent in rock music. When Dave first started Foo Fighters, he would not take questions about Nirvana and Kurt Cobain. Most people felt he was doing it as a publicity stunt. That was not the reason.

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46 Years Ago: The Beatles Hire Allen Klein As Their Manager

With their self-run company Apple Corps bleeding money, the Beatles looked for someone with experience in such matters.

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