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37 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Plane Crashes, Killing Three Band Members

Lynyrd Skynyrd had established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands of the '70s by the time they released 'Street Survivors' in October 1977.

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16 Years Ago: Kiss’ Original Lineup Reunites (But Not Really) for A New Studio Album

On Sept. 28, 1998, the original lineup of Kiss released their first studio album together in about 20 years. Well... sort of.

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When Brian Jones Crashed Jimi Hendrix’s Recording Session: ‘Can We Get Him To Stop?’

Eddie Kramer tells the story of Brian Jones attempting to contribute a piano part to Jimi Hendrix's 'All Along the Watchtower.'

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35 Years Ago: Jethro Tull End the ’70s With Underrated ‘Stormwatch’

Jethro Tull's 12th studio album concludes with 'Elegy,' a quiet instrumental of pastoral acoustic guitar and melancholy strings. The title is appropriate.

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Throwback Thursday: John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Mitch Mitchell and ‘The Dirty Mac’

Here's a cool Thursday Throwback, a one-off supergroup called 'The Dirty Mac.'

The band was put together for a 1968 airing of a Rolling Stones TV special called 'The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus', and it featured John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Mitch Mitchell. Here is their version of The Beatles' 'Yer Blues.'

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Sammy Hagar and Mick Jones Explain How Van Halen’s ’5150′ Tapes Were Almost Destroyed

Sammy Hagar confirms a story Mick Jones told us about engineer Donn Landee during the recording of Van Halen's '5150.'

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36 Years Ago: Keith Moon of the Who Dies

On Sept. 7, 1978, the world lost one of its most unique children when The Who's Keith Moon left us.

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41 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release ‘Goats Head Soup’

On Aug. 31, 1973, the Rolling Stones' released their No. 1 album 'Goats Head Soup.'

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The Summer of 1994: Hard Rock to the Core

Grunge was at its height, punk was making a comeback, and a whole lot of big name acts took over the airwaves, keeping us rocked in the summer of 1994.

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45 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills & Nash Becomes Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Shortly after releasing their debut album, Crosby, Stills & Nash brought Neil Young on board.

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25 Years Ago: Western Rockers Play the Moscow Music Peace Festival

On August 12, 1989, rock bands like Bon Jovi and Motley Crue played the Moscow Music Peace Festival.

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Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?

Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'

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