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32 Years Ago: Phil Lynott Plays His Final Thin Lizzy Show

The bassist played his final performance with Thin Lizzy on Sept. 4, 1983.

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27 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen and Sting Kick Off ‘Human Rights Now!’ Tour

On Sept. 2, 1988, the 'Human Rights Now!' Tour began in London.

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27 Years Ago: Metallica Overcome Adversity With ‘… And Justice for All’

Metallica overcome adversity to release their challenging fourth album.

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17 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Cut ‘Use Your Illusion’ in Half

Guns N Roses trim 30 songs down to 12 for swearing-averse retailers.

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38 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Dies

On Aug. 16, 1977, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley, died.

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The Beatles
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53 Years Ago: The Beatles Fire Pete Best

On Aug. 16, 1962, the Beatles fired their original drummer, Pete Best, and replaced him with Ringo Starr.

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32 Years Ago: Stray Cats Release ‘Rant N’ Rave With the Stray Cats’

In August 1983, the Stray Cats released 'Rant N' Rave With the Stray Cats.'

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47 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Together for the First Time

On Aug. 12, 1968, in a small space on Gerrard Street in the west end of London, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played together for the very first time.

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38 Years Ago: The Police Fire Their Original Guitarist

For most of 1977, the Police's guitarist was Henry Padovani, a former Jimi Hendrix disciple from Corsica who shaved off his hippie-length hair and beard and joined the punk flock after catching a Curved Air performance.

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36 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Final U.K. Shows With John Bonham

Led Zeppelin's Aug. 4, 1979 concert at the Knebworth Festival would mark their final U.K. appearance with John Bonham.

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32 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Only Album With Ian Gillan, ‘Born Again’

In August 1983, Black Sabbath released Born Again, their 11th album and the only one to feature former Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan.

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27 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Finally Hits No. 1

Guns N' Roses' initial project didn't reach No. 1 in the U.S. until Aug. 6, 1988, more than a year after its release.

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