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The Beatles All You Need is Love
Jim Gray, Hulton Archive

50 Years Ago: The Beatles Debut ‘All You Need is Love’ for the World

Representing their country in a historic satellite broadcast, the Beatles presented "All You Need is Love" before the entire world on June 25, 1967.

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Apple
Apple

45 Years Ago: John Lennon Goes Off the Deep End on ‘Some Time in New York City’

'Some Time in New York City' remains one of John Lennon's most determinedly topical, most critically reviled, and most often ignored solo albums.

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Moby Grape
Columbia

50 Years Ago: Moby Grape Rock San Francisco Scene With Debut LP

Even though Moby Grape’s musical peers were hallowed rock icons, many fans consider the quintet’s debut album to be the pinnacle of the San Francisco ’60s scene.

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Billy Preston
Keystone, Getty Images

The Sad and Protracted End of Beatles and Rolling Stones Sideman Billy Preston

Known for his big smile and his even bigger afro, Billy Preston died in an avalanche of health, legal and financial problems.

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Island
Island

20 Years Ago: Ronnie Lane Dies

The bassist for the Small Faces and Faces died on June 4, 1997 after a long bout with multiple sclerosis.

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Monty Fresco, Getty Images
Monty Fresco, Getty Images

40 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Settles 10-Month Lawsuit with Manager Mike Appel

The courtroom drama was based more on their relationship than on the money. The musician and manager ultimately settled, and decades later, resumed the friendship they first formed before Springsteen ever signed a contract.

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Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images
Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

Gregg Allman Dies

Gregg Allman, the smoky-voiced B-3-playing Southern rock legend who soldiered on after his sibling's motorcycle crash nearly derailed the Allman Brothers Band, has died.

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ABC / YouTube
ABC / YouTube

Pink Floyd, David Crosby Watch the Beatles Get Goofy on ‘Lovely Rita’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

Paul McCartney wrote "Lovely Rita" because he kept getting fined for expired parking meters.

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Apple Music
Apple Music

The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

45 Years Ago: Little Feat Find Their Voice on ‘Sailin’ Shoes’

Little Feat's long, strange musical journey took a satisfying creative leap with their second album, 1972's Sailin' Shoes.

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