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21 Years Ago: ZZ Top Release ‘Antenna’

After rising to prominence in the '70s and bringing Texas boogie blues to the Top 40 in the '80s, ZZ Top entered the '90s in a rather unusual position.

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Revisiting the Rolling Stones’s Debut EP

As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was just getting started.

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48 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to ‘Spend Some Time’ With Ed Sullivan

As tough as they wanted to appear, the gritty punch of the Rolling Stones was no match for the power of Ed Sullivan.

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It’s the 10th Anniversary of the Historic Landing on Saturn’s Moon Titan

In 2014, the European Space Agency (ESA) did the incredible: it landed a probe on a comet. But this wasn't its first rodeo. Ten years ago, it parked a probe on the hazy, alien moon of Titan.

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37 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols’ First (And Last) U.S. Tour Falls Apart

"Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?" asked a weary Johnny Rotten at the conclusion of the Sex Pistols' first (and last) U.S. tour.

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How Led Zeppelin’s First Album Set 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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How Rush Became Canada’s Official ‘Ambassadors of Music’

On Jan. 8, 1979, the Canadian government paid Rush an impressive show of respect.

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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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The History of Pink Floyd’s Attempts to Make Music Without Instruments

The proposed LP was meant to feature Pink Floyd playing a variety of household items and appliances, rather than their traditional instruments.

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The Day Jimi Hendrix Debuted His New Group, Band of Gypsys

By the end of January, Jimi Hendrix had broken them up, but not before releasing a classic live set from the shows.

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