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36 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Releases ‘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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26 Years Ago: AC/DC’s ‘Blow Up Your Video’ Released

Arguably no album released during AC/DC's Brian Johnson era arrived with smaller fanfare than 'Blow Up Your Video,' which was released on Jan. 18, 1988.

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47 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. On Jan. 15, 1967, The Stones were all set to grace the Sullivan stage for their fourth appearance when they ran into a snag.

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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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36 Years Ago – The Sex Pistols Break Up

"Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?" asked a weary Johnny Rotten at the very end of the last show of the Sex Pistols' first (and last) US tour. The show took place at the one-time hippie haven of the Winterland in San Francisco on Jan. 14, 1978 and would be the band's final performance. Well, at least until their 1996 reunion, anyway.

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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Release Their First Album

This may seem obvious, but Led Zeppelin’s eponymous debut, which arrived in U.K. record shops 45 years ago today, is an album full of firsts, beyond the ‘I’ frequently tacked onto its title nowadays.

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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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39 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Fans Trash the Boston Garden

Early 1975 was an exciting time for Led Zeppelin fans, with an upcoming tour and the impending release of the band's sixth LP, 'Physical Graffiti.' Unfortunately, a particularly passionate contingent of Zep-heads in Boston got a little out of hand on Jan. 6, 1975, unwittingly botching the group's chances of ever performing in the city again.

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10 Years Ago: Ray Davies Shot

Like many British rockers of his generation, Ray Davies has a big crush on America. His love of blues, country, jazz, and a number of other genres helped him find his musical muse again during a trip to New Orleans in 2004. However, the famous city also gave him something else: a bullet wound in his leg.

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45 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Experience Banned From BBC

Jimi Hendrix wasn't one to play by the rules, and on Jan. 4, 1969, during a guest appearance on the Lulu television show, the guitar legend was up to the task. While Lulu was a great pop singer, she and Hendrix were pretty much worlds apart in the public eye,. Still, the producers of her BBC TV show booked the Jimi Hendrix Experience and approached Hendrix about singing a duet with Lulu on her big hit, 'To Sir With Love,' which was not first and foremost on Hendrix' mind, to say the least.

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