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The History of the Who’s ‘Tommy’

We delve into the story behind the Who's 'Tommy' album, which was released on May 23, 1969.

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EMI
EMI

The History of David Bowie’s Tin Machine

A look at David Bowie's Tin Machine band.

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CBS

The History of Warren Zevon on ‘David Letterman’

Here's an in-depth look into the often amusing, ultimately emotional history of Warren Zevon on David Letterman's late-night TV shows.

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Atlantic

‘Ha! I Showed You’: The History of Twisted Sister’s ‘Stay Hungry’

Twisted Sister's breakthrough triple-platinum album 'Stay Hungry' actually provided a hint of the turmoil to come.

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The History of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal

On May 8, 1979, British journalist Geoff Barton attended a concert featuring Iron Maiden, Samson and Angel Witch at London’s Bandwagon Heavy Metal Soundhouse.

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Atlantic
Atlantic

The History of ‘Ohio’: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s Raw Reminder of the Kent State Massacre

On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.

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Keith Bedford, Getty Images
Keith Bedford, Getty Images

By Land, Air Or Sea: The History of the Rolling Stones’ Outrageous Tour Announcements

The Rolling Stones' tour announcements have often surprised and delighted over the years, beginning with an impromptu performance on the streets of New York City.

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Columbia
Columbia

The Road Not Taken: The History of Roger Waters’ ‘The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking’

The history of Pink Floyd, and maybe of classic rock itself, turns on 'The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking.'

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Columbia
Columbia

46 Years Ago: Chicago Release Their Debut Album

With seven guys, a dozen songs spread over two discs and a sound big enough to fit elements of rock, jazz and classical music, Chicago's first album announced the arrival of a band with ambition to spare.

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Tom Petty, 'Full Moon Fever'
MCA

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

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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