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35 Years Ago: Billy Squier Releases His Debut Album, ‘The Tale of the Tape’

Billy Squier spent the late '70s watching his band Piper rise through the rock 'n' roll ranks, but after two albums with the band, he knew he needed something more, and by the end of the decade, he'd departed the group's ranks to begin his solo career.

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Hear Billy Squier’s ‘My Kinda Lover’ Sampled in New Eminem Track ‘Shady XV’

Billy Squier is about to collect a fresh round of mailbox money thanks to Eminem.

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Billy Squier Recalls the Label Woes That Ended His Recording Career

Billy Squier describes the fight with his label surrounding 1993's 'Tell the Truth.'

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Top 10 Billy Squier-Sampled Hip-Hop Songs

Billy Squier's early-'80s heyday may have come and gone -- unceremoniously halted, he says, by an instantly dated video for 'Rock Me Tonite' in 1984 -- but that doesn't mean he's not getting paid. In fact, Squier has become one of the most sampled artists in hip-hop, thanks to a series of thunderous rhythm tracks (courtesy of his late drummer Bobby Chouinard, whom

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Weekend Songs: Billy Squier, ‘Don’t Say You Love Me’

Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times. And there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.

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Billy Squier Sampled in New Eminem Song

If you happen to hear what sounds like Billy Squier's 'The Stroke' blasting out of your local Top 40 radio station over the next few weeks, your ears aren't deceiving you.

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‘We’re The Millers’ Trailer – What’s the Song?

In the new (and definitely NSFW) trailer for the upcoming comedy 'We're The Millers,' we get an eyeful of Jennifer Aniston and an earful of Billy Squier's 'The Stroke,' as re-interpreted by rapper Mickey Avalon.

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