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45 Years Ago: The Complicated, Generation-Defining History of Woodstock

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

Woodstock made a complicated journey toward its status a generation-defining event.

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35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Tries to Regroup for ‘In Through the Out Door’

Led Zeppelin, 'In Through the Out Door'
Swan Song

Led Zeppelin emerged from a troubled period to produce 'In Through the Out Door,' one final charttopping studio effort.

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How Jefferson Airplane Became Jefferson Starship – And Then Just Starship

Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Starship Starship
RCA / Grunt Records / Paradise Artists

How Starship traded in the Summer of Love ideals espoused by their original incarnation, Jefferson Airplane, for a handful of Top 40 hits.

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50 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Get the Blues with ‘5 x 5’ EP

Rolling Stones
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

On Aug. 14, 1964, the Rolling Stones released an EP of songs recorded at Chess Studios.

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Anti-Richard Nixon Songs: How Rock Helped Topple A President

Richard Nixon
Pierre Manevy, Getty Images

Here are a handful of the most notable anti-Nixon rock songs.

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15 Years Ago: The ‘Detroit Rock City’ Movie Pretty Much Ends the Kiss Reunion

Detroit Rock City

"I never felt the same about Gene after that," Ace Frehley said of the movie. "He had reached an all-time low with me, and this particular snub contributed greatly to my second departure from Kiss."

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25 Years Ago: The Bee Gees Rebound With ‘One’

Bee Gees, 'One'
Warner Bros.

The almost-forgotten Bee Gees stormed back up the charts with 1989's 'One.'

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25 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Play Small Club to Warm Up for Steel Wheels Tour

Keystone / Getty
Keystone / Getty

On Aug. 12, 1989, the Rolling Stones played a small club in Connecticut to prepare for the 'Steel Wheels' tour.

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Woodstock ’94: Music, Moshing, Mud — and Bob Dylan

Woodstock '94 Mudstock

Woodstock '94, the “middle child” between the peaceful original 1969 concert and 1999’s disaster, began on Aug. 12, 1994.

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25 Years Ago: Western Rockers Play the Moscow Music Peace Festival

YouTube
YouTube

On August 12, 1989, rock bands like Bon Jovi and Motley Crue played the Moscow Music Peace Festival.

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