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46 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s First Album Sets the Hard Rock Paradigm

This may seem obvious, but Led Zeppelin’s eponymous debut is an album full of firsts, beyond the ‘I’ frequently tacked onto its title nowadays.

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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Royal Albert Hall

On Jan. 9, 1970 Led Zeppelin took the stage of London's venerated Royal Albert Hall and delivered one of the most celebrated gigs of their career.

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36 Years Ago: Rush Named Canada’s Official ‘Ambassadors of Music’

To the bemused surprise of many longtime fans (and the band members themselves), Rush has become "cool" in the States in recent years, receiving everything from their own well-reviewed documentary to the cover of Rolling Stone and enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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48 Years Ago: The Doors’ Debut Album Released

The Doors' self-titled debut album was released on Jan. 4, 1967.

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33 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Records ‘Nebraska’

Bruce Springsteen recorded one of his most acclaimed albums in a one-day session.

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41 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Try to Make an Album Without Musical Instruments

As 1973 drew to a close, Pink Floyd abandoned their plans for a highly experimental follow-up to 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' their smash hit album from earlier in that year.

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45 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Debuts Band of Gypsys

Jimi Hendrix debuted Band of Gypsys on New Year's Eve 1969.

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15 Years Ago: George Harrison Attacked, Nearly Killed in His Own Home

George Harrison was attacked at his home on December 30, 1999.

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32 Years Ago: Neil Young’s ‘Trans’ Album Released

Neil Young kicks off a decade of weirdness with 'Trans, which was released on Dec. 29, 1982.

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32 Years Ago: Vinnie Vincent Plays His First Kiss Concert

On Dec. 29, 1982, Kiss played their first concert with guitarist Vinnie Vincent, who took over for founding member Ace Frehley during the recording of their 'Creatures of the Night' album.

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39 Years Ago: Joe Walsh Joins the Eagles

Joe Walsh joined the Eagles in December 1975.

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15 Musical Christmas Gifts Everyone Got In the ’80s and ’90s

Back when Amazon was just a rainforest and the word "iPod" sounded like a one-man spacecraft, people still got musical gifts for Christmas.

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