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37 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Soars With All-Star ‘Excitable Boy’

With his third album 'Excitable Boy,' released in January 1978, Warren Zevon finally broke through the gates of the mainstream to become a bonafide success.

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Eddie Van Halen Recalls ‘1984’ Battles With Producer

"Ted just didn't see eye to eye with the way I looked at things. That was my whole premise for building the studio."

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5 Near-Deaths That Almost Changed Music History.

Musicians die young all the time.  It comes with the territory.  Not just up and comers but some big time major musicians have been cut down in their prime....Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Kurt Kobain just to name a couple

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41 Years Ago: Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert Takes Place

Most stints in rehab take place secretly, or at the very least privately. Then there was Eric Clapton’s famed Rainbow Concert, which served as an all-too-public, one-night cold turkey of sorts proclaiming the legendary guitarist's resurgence from the dire depths of heroin addiction – goosed along by some well-intentioned celebrity friends.

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10 Moments That Nearly Destroyed Rock

There are times in life where everyone just reaches a fork in the road and that next step truly defines what will become of their future. Sometimes in music, there's fame, success and creative fulfillment ahead and other times there are opportunities forever lost for something that might have been truly great.

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30 Years Ago: Judas Priest’s ‘Defenders of the Faith’ Released

Perhaps the definitive Judas Priest offering of the '80s, 'Defenders of the Faith,' their ninth studio album, was released on Jan. 4, 1984.

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30 Years Ago: Van Halen Debut ‘Jump’ Video

By waiting until January 1984 to release their '1984' LP, Van Halen broke an impressive one-album-a-year streak that dated back to 1978 -- but they made up for it by picking up their first No. 1 single in the U.S. with the record's lead-off single, 'Jump.'

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41 Years Ago: Grand Funk Railroad’s Equipment Seized by Former Manager

In December 1972, Grand Funk Railroad found themselves in the middle of an unprecedented legal battle with their former manager Terry Knight. The battle would scar the band financially for years to come.

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40 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Releases ‘Ridin’ The Storm Out’

Looking back on the 40th anniversary of REO Speedwagon’s third studio album, ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out,’ one is struck by the sheer confusion surrounding these legendary Illinois rockers during the early days of their '70s career.

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Your Flashback of the Day!

So, I’ve decided to do something new. Well, to me anyway. Everyday, I’m going to post the opening credits to a show that you’ve probably forgotten about. I’m a fan of nostalgia and sometimes I search You Tube for shit like this

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Your Flashback of the Day!

So, I’ve decided to do something new. Well, to me anyway. Everyday, I’m going to post the opening credits to a show that you’ve probably forgotten about. I’m a fan of nostalgia and sometimes I search You Tube for shit like this

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Your Flashback of the Day!

So, I’ve decided to do something new. Well, to me anyway. Everyday, I’m going to post the opening credits to a show that you’ve probably forgotten about. I’m a fan of nostalgia and sometimes I search You Tube for shit like this

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