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The Sound of Freedom: The History of Rock in Rio

Kevin Mazur, Getty Images
Kevin Mazur, Getty Images

We look at the history of the successful Rock in Rio franchise.

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The History of John Rutsey and Rush

Rush (John Rutsey in Center)
Rush (John Rutsey in Center)

We look at the important contributions made by John Rutsey during his brief tenure as Rush's first drummer.

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‘I’m Amazed We Got Away With What We Did’: The History of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s 1974 ‘Doom Tour’

Rhino Records
Rhino Records

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young began their ill-fated 'Doom Tour' on July 9, 1974.

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Michael Jackson’s Secret Rock and Roll History

Paul McCartney Eddie Van Halen Michael Jackson Mick Jagger Slash
Kevin Winter / Larry Marano, Getty Images / Epic / Dave Hogan / Christopher Polk, Getty Images

The pop legend had a history of working with rockers.

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Category: News, The History Of

A History Of The Battles For Famous Band Name Rights

Mike Love Geoff Tate Roger Waters
Jeff Bottari / George De Sota / Mike Coppola, Getty Images

We look at some of the fights some bands have had for the rights to use their name when they break up.

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Brawls and Bans: The History of the Kinks’ Struggles in America

Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

After one mishap, a powerful musicians union's kept the Kinks out of the U.S. for four long years.

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Bruce Springsteen’s Transformation: The History of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’

Bruce Springsteen Hulton Archive

Few could have predicted the complete transformation made by Bruce Springsteen when his album ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ was released on June 4, 1984.

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13 Days as a Beatle: The Sad History of Jimmie Nicol

Beatles Jimmie Nicol
Jim Berkenstadt

Jimmie Nicol, a 24-year-old London drummer, stepped in at the height of Beatlemania - then vanished.

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The Pre-Faces, Pre-Rolling Stones History of Ron Wood

Keystone Features Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Keystone Features Hulton Archive, Getty Images

We look at the bands Ron Wood was in before the Faces and the Rolling Stones.

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The History of ‘Rock Around the Clock’: How a B-Side Became a Rock Classic

Rock Around the Clock
MCA

On the 60th anniversary of one of the defining rock n' roll songs, we look at the history of Bill Haley and His Comets' 'Rock Around the Clock.'

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