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The Story of ‘Wings for Wheels,’ Bruce Springsteen’s Early Version of ‘Thunder Road’

It would soon become one of Bruce Springsteen's defining songs, but at the time, it didn’t even have its famous title.

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The Story of Rock’s First Tragedy: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed in Plane Crash

Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.

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The History of Cheap Trick’s Breakthrough ‘At Budokan’ LP

The '70s were the decade of the live rock album, with a few concert sets, such as Kiss' 'Alive!' and Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!,' helping trigger massive mainstream breakthroughs.

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The Day Sid Vicious Died

On Feb. 2, 1979, the Sex Pistols' infamous bassist Sid Vicious was found dead. He was 21 years old.

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Elektra
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The Story of the Doors’ Back-to-Basics ‘Morrison Hotel’

The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969.

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The History of ‘Superstition,’ the No. 1 Song Stevie Wonder Stole From Jeff Beck

When Stevie Wonder scored a No. 1 hit with 'Superstition' on Jan. 27, 1973, it announced a new sound for the brilliantly talented full-service singer, songwriter and musician.

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Columbia
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The History of Bruce Springsteen’s Flawed ‘Working on a Dream’

After a decade that saw him reunite the E Street Band, release two strong albums of new material, an acclaimed folk music project and seemingly endless touring, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward with his next project.

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Kanye West Wants To Record David Bowie Tribute Album; Internet Says No.

Word began circulating Monday that rapper Kanye West was keen to record a tribute album to one of his heroes - the iconic David Bowie.

But the internet is having none of it...

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Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee Lands Gig in Reactivated Thin Lizzy

Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee will join the members of Thin Lizzy for some special anniversary performances.

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Guns N’ Roses Announce Two Concerts at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena

The band, featuring Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, will play April 8 and 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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‘That Metal Show’ Canceled by VH1 Classic

Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson will not return for a 15th season of 'That Metal Show' at VH1 Classic, but they are shopping the show.

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Mott the Hoople Drummer Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin Dead at 67

Mott the Hoople drummer Dale 'Buffin' Griffin has passed away at the age of 67 after a battle with Alzheimer's.

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