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50 Years Ago: Beatles Monthly Debuts

The term "Beatlemania" wouldn't be coined for another two months, but by August 1963, the Beatles were becoming so popular in the U.K. that they created a magazine devoted to all things Beatles. That month, the first of 77 issues of Beatles Monthly went out to members of the band's fan club.

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The Day the Beatles Began Recording ‘Hey Jude’

It's one of the most famous songs of the 20th century and an anthem that, to this day, still ends the main set of Paul McCartney's solo concerts.

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Revisiting Neil Young’s Rockabilly Goof, ‘Everybody’s Rockin”

Ever the restless wanderer, Neil Young spent much of the '80s exploring different musical avenues.

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The Story of Kiss’ ‘Symphony: Alive IV’

Kiss' first live album saved their career.

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Revisiting Mott the Hoople’s Career-Defining ‘Mott’ Album

Mott the Hoople officially entered the second and greatest chapter of their career in July 1973, when they released their sixth album. The LP's title, a simple Mott, said it all: The band that had been kicking around since 1969 as an often heavy-handed British bluesy rock group led by a singer with a serious Bob Dylan obsession was no more...

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The Day Ray Davies Temporarily Quit the Kinks

For Ray Davies, personal issues came to a head in July 1973, when he announced onstage that he was quitting the Kinks.

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40 Years Ago: Grand Funk Railroad’s ‘We’re an American Band’ Album Released

Grand Funk Railroad were huge during the first half of the '70s. Every album they released between 1969 and 1975 went either gold or platinum, and in 1971 they even beat the Beatles' box-office record at Shea Stadium, selling out the venue in less than 72 hours.

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The Day ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ Ended Its Record Chart Run

In July 1988, 736 weeks after it debuted on Billboard's album chart, Pink Floyd's 1973 classic The Dark Side of the Moon finally left the weekly Top 200 listing.

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The Story of Queen’s Debut Album

As their self-titled debut album demonstrates, the Queen we all know and love today, the group with the multi-layered vocals and ringing guitar notes, didn't start out that way.

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The Story of Cream’s Entirely Expected, But Still Disappointing Split

Eric Clapton announced Cream's break up on July 10, 1968, after mulling the idea for almost a year.

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45 Years Ago: Cream’s ‘Wheels of Fire’ Album Released

When Cream got set to record their third album in mid 1967, they probably had no idea the course 'Wheels of Fire' would take before its release in July 1968. Sessions were divided into two parts -- first in London and then in New York. But because the trio was on the road so much promoting 'Disraeli Gears,' they didn't feel that the material they had was sufficient for an LP.

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Rod Stewart Recalls Mick Jagger’s Group Sex Invite

The sex life of Rod Stewart is truly the stuff of legend that could make a grown man cry, even if, by his own admission, it was "sad." But recently he's been disclosing that, back in the day, he turned down some high-profile offers. In May, he said that he ran from the notorious Plaster Casters, and, in a new interview, he shot down Mick Jagger's request for group sex.

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