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David Lee Roth
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26 Years Ago: David Lee Roth’s ‘Skyscraper’ Released

The spring and summer of 1986 bore witness to one of the most hostile public airings of dirty laundry in rock and roll history, courtesy of Van Halen and their recently departed lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, whom they had of course recently replaced with successful solo artist, Sammy Ha

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20 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Release ‘Jar of Flies’

By 1994, Alice in Chains were not only one of grunge’s biggest names, but already counted among the world’s most popular rock bands. So popular that what started as a casual attempt to blow off some creative steam – the brief collection of acoustic songs named ‘Jar of Flies’ released on Jan. 25, 1994 – became the first EP in music history to enter the Billboard charts at No. 1.

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Super Bowl players
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11 Unsung Super Bowl Heroes – Where Are They Now? [VIDEOS, PHOTOS]

Not every Super Bowl legend goes to the Hall of Fame. Some Super Bowl players become school teachers, businessmen or radio hosts after their NFL days have ended. Here are 11 unsung Super Bowl heroes of the past and what they are doing now

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Gary Moore
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25 Years Ago: Gary Moore Releases ‘After the War’

Gary Moore’s remarkable career was as long as it was eventful and unpredictable!

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50 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release Debut EP

As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was ust getting started. On Jan. 17. 1964, the Rolling Stones released their self-titled debut EP.

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ZZ Top, 'Antenna'
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20 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: as members of the rock establishment, with $35 million in the bank thanks to a rich new deal with RCA Records.

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Super Bowl moments
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The Most Memorable Plays in Super Bowl History [VIDEO]

The Super Bowl is the largest spectacle in American sports. Football players who succeed on its grand stage are forever remembered. Here are the 20 most memorable plays in the history of the Super Bowl:

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What Can We Expect from this Strange, New Thing Called the ‘Internet?’

Now that the internet has become such a routine part of our daily lives, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at a 1981 news report from San Francisco's KRON-TV. It tells the tale of how home computer users could actually read newspapers online. Amazing!

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30 Years Ago: Bon Jovi Release Their First Album

Seeing how they've dominated airwaves and concert arenas over the past three decades, it’s easy to forget that Bon Jovi faced odds as steep as any lottery when they released their self-titled debut album in January 1984.

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46 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Records ‘All Along the Watchtower’

On Dec. 27, 1967, Bob Dylan released his first album in more than a year with the understated classic 'John Wesley Harding.' Among the great songs found on that LP was a tune called 'All Along the Watchtower.' Before the album's release, Jimi Hendrix obtained an acetate of the disc and fell in love with it. Less than two months after Dylan recorded it, Hendrix was in the studio recording his own take. On Jan. 21, 1968, Hendrix and the Experience settled in to record what would become the definitive reading of the song.

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Def Leppard
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31 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ Album Released

Up until Jan. 20, 1983, when Def Leppard released their third album, ‘Pyromania,’ the British band wanted to be Led Zeppelin. Just look at their name.

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The Beatles
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43 Years Ago – The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Played in Court During Charles Manson Trial

In 1969, terror and paranoia swept through the film and music communities of Los Angeles after actress Sharon Tate, Hollywood hairstylist Jay Sebring, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, aspiring screenwriter Wojciech Frykowski and 18-year-old Steven Parent were brutally murdered in a house on Cielo Drive. In a bizarre twist to an already sensational story, the Beatles' 'White Album' wound up being played in court during the subsequent murder trial of Charles Manson, who claimed to have planned the killing spree because of messages he believed were buried in the music.

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