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55 Years Ago: The Beatles Make Their Television Debut
The Beatles’ first television appearance wasn’t the band’s big break, a star-making performance or anything like that. But it did help them sell a few more records.
Bands That Reunited Without Their Lead Singer
“Let’s get the band back together” is a rock ’n’ roll cliché, yet it has remained a difficult task for some of the world’s most legendary groups.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art. We’re taking a look at the late Who drummer’s craziest stunts.
40 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey Enlists His Famous Friends for ‘One of the Boys’ Solo LP
For his third solo LP, the Who frontman recruited Eric Clapton, Rod Argent and Mick Ronson, as well as his Who bandmates John Entwistle and Keith Moon.
25 Manic and Mind-Blowing ‘Are You Experienced’ Facts
It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of Are You Experienced in rock history.
35 Years Ago: David Crosby Crashes Car, Found With Drugs and a Gun
The ’80s were a dark time for David Crosby.
Rock Stars Who Have Been Knighted
Only a select few musicians have been named a Knight of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II – and then there was the one who turned her down.
45 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Joins the Band for New Year’s Eve Show
Before the Band closed out 1971 with a New Year's Eve Show in New York, Bob Dylan appeared for the encore. The old friends improvised a four-song set.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Collect Their Past on ‘Hot Rocks’
Hot Rocks 1964-1971 is the Rolling Stones’ most successful release, and they had nothing to do with it.
50 Years Ago: Dark, Mysterious ‘Hey Joe’ Introduces the World to Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience debuted on Dec. 16, 1966, with "Hey Joe," a folk song of uncertain origin.
25 Years Ago: George Harrison Tours for the Last Time
George Harrison wasn’t fond of touring, and he had little reason to be enamored with it.
40 Years Ago: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Release Their Debut Album
If you know anything about rock bands, you know the story about how most groups come to make their first album.