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50 Years Ago : The Rolling Stones Release ‘Paint It, Black’

Nineteen-sixty-six was one of the most interesting years in the history of pop music.

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Tom Petty Recalls Prince’s Hall of Fame Guitar Solo: ‘You Could Feel the Electricity’

Tom Petty and others recalled the night Prince torched the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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30 Years Ago: .38 Special Near the End of a Chapter With ‘Strength in Numbers’

.38 Special evolved beyond their Southern rock roots to achieve mainstream success in the early '80s, and the hits kept coming in as the decade wore on.

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Chris Allen’s Tribute To Prince, What Artist Shaped Your Life

I am reminded of a Beatles line, I read the news today.....I could not believe my eyes. Now I know how my Aunt Lynn felt when she heard John Lennon died, Now I understand how my Aunt Pat felt when she heard Elvis passed. When certain artists die, you feel their death. Prince changed how I think about music and being a producer.

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J. Geils Band Tells The Story Of A Woman And A Can Of Anchovies, Listen To One Of The Most Unique Songs [VIDEO]

J. Geils Band is very well known for odd songs on their albums and some big hits as well. "Centerfold", "Freeze Frame", "Love Stinks", and "Come Back". They are also known for other odd songs, but this may be one of the oddest.

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20 Years Ago: Phil Collins Quits Genesis

After a decade and a half splitting time between Genesis and his solo career, Phil Collins left the band with whom he made his name.

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The Story of Jimmy Page’s ‘Satanist’ Libel Lawsuit

In March of 2000, one of the uglier stories to surface in the wake of John Bonham's death ended in a legal victory for Jimmy Page.

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How Lynyrd Skynyrd Headed for a Period of Turbulence With ‘Nuthin’ Fancy’

Lynyrd Skynyrd were a band on the rise when they returned to record stores with their third LP, Nuthin' Fancy.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Second Album, ‘Van Halen II’

"The '80s are coming and we're going to be the soundtrack. We're here to blow the bugles and jump on the horns and whistle it all in and usher it down the road and round the stretch and across the finish line."

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The History of Journey’s Career-Shaping ‘Departure’

With their fifth studio album, 1979's Evolution, Journey finally cracked the Top 20 of Billboard's album chart — and they soared even higher when they returned the next year with the follow-up, Departure.

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That Time Robert Plant Got Horny and Loud on ‘Manic Nirvana’

After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.

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Lost Rolling Stones Track Discovered After Spending 50 Years in an Attic

The Rolling Stones archives just added a few intriguing unreleased tracks — including a recording that's remained completely unknown for more than five decades.

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