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Keystone / Evening Standard / Jack Kay / Michael Ledger, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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45 Years Ago: The Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts

For two weeks in 1971, the Billboard Hot 100 had a sort-of Beatles reunion.

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Chris Walter, Getty Images
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35 Years Ago: Motley Crue Plays Their First Concert

Motley Crue performed in public for the first time when they opened for Y&T on April 24, 1981.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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The Day the Ramones Played Their First Show

When the Ramones’ eponymous first album was released in April 1976, it was so fresh and immediate that it was almost hard to believe that they had already been kicking around New York for about two years.

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Epic Records
Epic Records
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The Story of Jeff Beck’s Only Top 10 Album, ‘Blow by Blow’

Jeff Beck's jazz-fusion masterpiece was released on March 29, 1975.

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Columbia Records
Columbia Records
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The Story of Pink Floyd’s Final Collaborative Project, ‘The Division Bell’

The Division Bell wasn't just a return to Pink Floyd's earlier, more free-flowing psych-rock songcraft.

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Warner Bros.
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The Story of Van Halen’s Second Album, ‘Van Halen II’

"The '80s are coming and we're going to be the soundtrack. We're here to blow the bugles and jump on the horns and whistle it all in and usher it down the road and round the stretch and across the finish line."

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Richard McCaffrey, Getty Images
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The Story of Pink Floyd’s Last Album With Roger Waters, ‘The Final Cut’

Is it Pink Floyd’s worst album or Roger Waters’ best solo LP? We explore the thorny history of this complicated album.

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Warner Bros.
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The Troubled History of Van Halen’s ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone

On March 17, 1998, Van Halen's recording career hit its first (and so far only) road bump with the release of III, an album that debuted their third singer, former Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone...

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The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders

Richard Ramirez, a transient based in Los Angeles, spent a terrifying portion of 1984 and 1985 slipping into windows and through unlocked doors in California, committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.

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You Know You’re From Victoria Texas When…Pt 2

Yesterday I brought to you flashbacks of Victoria residents and a glimpse of what life has been like in our town over the past several decades...

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Geffen Records
Geffen Records
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How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split

Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.

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Geffen Records
Geffen Records
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The History of David Coverdale and Jimmy Page’s Album Together

Jimmy Page and David Coverdale, two veterans eager to prove themselves outside of their famous bands, joined forces on the album Coverdale/Page, which was released on March 15, 1993.

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