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20 Years Ago: U2 Switch Gears Again With ‘Pop’

U2 continued to experiment on 'Pop,' embracing dance music and electronica on the album, which was released in March 1997.

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YouTube

30 Years Ago: The Beatles’ First CDs Arrive in Stores

A year-long campaign to issue the Beatles' records on compact disc began when their first four British albums were re-released on Feb. 26, 1987.

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Arnie Goodman
Arnie Goodman

Glenn Hughes Looks Back on a Huge 2016, Ahead to a ‘Real Rock’ Album From Black Country Communion: Exclusive Interview

The busy Glenn Hughes also talks frankly about the possibility of any more Deep Purple-related activities.

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Erika Goldring, Getty Images
Erika Goldring, Getty Images

The History of Country-Rock: The ’90s, ’00s and Now

A look at the history of country-rock music in the '90s to the present.

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Asylum Records / Hulton Archive, Getty Images / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Asylum Records / Hulton Archive, Getty Images / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

The History of Country-Rock: From ’70s Laurel Canyon to ’80s Heartland

In the '70s, country-rock exploded thanks to the Eagles, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt and many more.

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Hulton Archive (3), Getty Images
Hulton Archive (3), Getty Images

The History of Country-Rock: The ‘50s and ‘60s

Ultimate Classic Rock looks at how rock and country music mixed together in the '50s and '60s.

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Capitol
Capitol

40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Marks a Career Milestone With ‘Wings Over America’

Recorded in the summer of 1976, 'Wings Over America' arrived on Dec. 10 of that year feeling like a triumphant musical summation for Paul McCartney.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
Ultimate Classic Rock

How Black Sabbath Survived the ’80s

The '80s started off promisingly enough for Black Sabbath, but then they suffered through a merry-go-round of lineup changes.

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Joel Piper
Joel Piper

Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin Returns to His Roots With New Solo Album, Preps Glenn Frey Tribute: Exclusive Interview

Forty-five years after writing the Eagles hit 'Peaceful Easy Feeling,' Jack Tempchin, still finds plenty of inspiration to create new songs.

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Columbia Records
Columbia Records

How Judas Priest Survived the ’80s

Heavy metal has been going strong since the '70s, but if you look purely at the sales figures, the style enjoyed its commercial peak during the '80s.

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