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The Ugly Breakup of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival announced their split on Oct. 16, 1972.

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Say What You Want About Facebook But Sometimes There Are Great Stories! Here Is Sister Rosetta Tharpe The Godmother of Rock & Roll. [Video]

Feeling good on this Friday and came across this Gem on my facebook page from my friend Gary Scheer. Showing us the "Godmother of rock and roll!"

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40 Years Ago: Kiss Join a Michigan High School’s Homecoming Celebration

Maybe you had a cool homecoming dance. But you were never Kiss-played-my-homecoming-dance cool.

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37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release Their Fifth Album … With Two Different Names

In 1978, Judas Priest released their fifth album as 'Hell Bent for Leather' or 'Killing Machine,' depending on where you lived.

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37 Years Ago: Dire Straits Release Their Debut Album

Given their low-key music and resolute lack of visual flash, the guys in Dire Straits seemed like good candidates for one of those slow-building careers.

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32 Years Ago: Genesis Release Their Self-Titled Album

Genesis released their self-titled album in October 1983.

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Lionel Richie’s “Hello” Video Creepy And Wrong In So Many Ways![VIDEO]

I grew up without MTV, and my family was very religious, so this was the first time I saw the video. 

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33 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Strips Down and Gets Dark on ‘Nebraska’

When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album.

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27 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Gets a New Guitar Player for ‘No Rest for the Wicked’

By the late '80s, Ozzy Osbourne had been lucky enough to work with some of the best guitarists in rock, including Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee -- not to mention his former Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi...

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35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Dies

On Sept. 25, 1980, at 32 years of age, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died, inadvertently bringing an end to one of rock's greatest bands.

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46 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘Paul Is Dead’ Rumors Hit the Papers

'Paul Is Dead' rumors, which claimed the Beatle had died, showed up in newspapers on Sept. 23, 1969.

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43 Years Ago: David Bowie Launches U.S. ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Tour

On Sept. 22, 1972, David Bowie brought Ziggy Stardust to the Cleveland Music Hall on the opening night of the U.S. leg of his tour.

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