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10 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Flies Solo Again on ‘Devils & Dust’

Bruce Springsteen
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Bruce Springsteen released 'Devils & Dust,' a collection of songs mostly written years earlier, on April 27, 2005.

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46 Years Ago: The Moody Blues Release ‘On the Threshold of a Dream’

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

The Moody Blues released 'On the Threshold of a Dream' on April 25, 1969.

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11 Years Ago: Billy Joel Smashes Third Car in Two Years

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Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images

Billy Joel was involved in his third car accident over a two-year period on April 25, 2004, a string of mishaps that had model ex-wife Christie Brinkley openly wondering whether their daughter should be riding with him.

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Tom Petty Trades Intensity for Happiness: The History of ‘Full Moon Fever’

Tom Petty, 'Full Moon Fever'
MCA

Tom Petty "pissed off" his band by making a solo record, but ultimately the project brought about positive creative and personal changes for everyone involved.

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27 Years Ago: Bon Jovi’s Manager Convicted of Smuggling 40,000 Lbs. of Marijuana

Doc McGhee
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After six years working its way through the courts, Bon Jovi manager Doc McGhee was convicted for drug smuggling on April 25, 1988.

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41 Years Ago: David Bowie Releases ‘Diamond Dogs’

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David Bowie released 'Diamond Dogs' on April 24, 1974.

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35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Are Reborn With ‘Heaven and Hell’

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Warner Bros.

Black Sabbath transitioned from Ozzy Osbourne to Ronnie James Dio with 'Heaven and Hell' on April 25, 1980.

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10 Years Ago: Robert Plant Recaptures Led Zeppelin’s Ambition on ‘Mighty ReArranger’

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Sanctuary

Nearly a decade after his most recent original album, Robert Plant returned with new perspective, and new energy, on 'Mighty ReArranger.'

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15 Years Ago: Neil Young Clears the Vaults With ‘Silver & Gold’

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Reprise

Neil Young returned to his country-rock roots on April 25, 2000 with 'Silver & Gold.'

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The History of Pete Ham and Badfinger

Apple Records
Apple Records

Like the Beatles, the band with which they’re inextricably linked, Badfinger included four men capable of writing and singing lead.

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