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25 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Leaves $100,000 Tip in Arizona Bar

Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

With no album or tour, 1989 was a down year for Bruce Springsteen, and the majority of his public appearances involved sitting in with friends in bars on the Jersey Shore.

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40 Years Ago: Robert Palmer Finds His Groove With ‘Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley’

Island Records
Island Records

Long before he became the sharp-dressed star of a series of sleek MTV-era videos, Robert Palmer was an R&B savant.

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40 Years Ago: Electric Light Orchestra Finds Gold in ‘Eldorado’

Electric Light Orchestra

Until 1974, the Electric Light Orchestra had managed only modest hits with 'Showdown' and a cover of Chuck Berry's 'Roll Over Beethoven.'

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16 Years Ago: Kiss’ Original Lineup Reunites (But Not Really) for A New Studio Album

Kiss Psycho Circus
Mercury

On Sept. 28, 1998, the original lineup of Kiss released their first studio album together in about 20 years. Well... sort of.

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28 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in a Bus Accident

Metallica bus crash
YouTube

Metallica were on top of the metal world in 1986. But the band's year ended with a crushing blow after bassist Cliff Burton died in a bus accident while touring overseas.

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40 Years Ago: John Lennon Gets Lost Among the ‘Walls and Bridges’

John Lennon Walls and Bridges
Capitol

Like most of John Lennon's solo albums, his fifth, 'Walls and Bridges,' came with its fair share of bumps along the way.

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45 Years Ago: The Beatles Say a Proper Goodbye With ‘Abbey Road’

Beatles Abbey Road
Apple

For one last shining moment, the Beatles were the Beatles again.

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40 Years Ago : ’1969: The Velvet Underground Live’ is Released

Polydor/Universal Music
Polydor/Universal Music

The Velvet Underground released a live album from five-year old tapes in Sept. 1974.

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35 Years Ago: The Eagles Release ‘The Long Run’

Eagles, 'The Long Run'
Asylum

After honing their harmonies and polishing their country-rock grooves for half a decade, the Eagles scored a career-defining smash with 1976's 'Hotel California' -- and then spent the better part of the next three years trying to figure out how to follow it.

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25 Years Ago: Starship Fight!

RCA
RCA

One of rock's most dramatic feuds boiled over on Sept. 24, 1989, when Starship's tour in support of 'Love Among the Cannibals' reached Scranton, Penn.

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