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The Story of Blue Oyster Cult’s Second Album, ‘Tyranny and Mutation’

The second month of 1973 was a month of dire deeds and dark omens.

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The Day the Beatles Recorded (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album

The notion of artists taking their time in the studio has become so ingrained in the recording process that it's hard to believe that musicians used to bang out killer albums in a hurry.

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Columbia Records
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The History of Judas Priest’s Dark Fourth Album, ‘Stained Class’

When Judas Priest released their fourth album, Stained Class, in February 1978, theys could never have dreamed that the album’s legacy was almost destroyed by a hideous tragedy.

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Atlantic Records
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The Story of Mick Jagger’s Third Solo Album, ‘Wandering Spirit’

It took him three tries, but on Feb. 8, 1993, Mick Jagger finally released a solo album Rolling Stones fans could fully get behind.

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When George Harrison Joined John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men

The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.

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Keystone Features, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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The Day the Beatles Recorded ‘Across the Universe’

At the start of February 1968, the Beatles found themselves, after a month-and-a-half break, back in Abbey Road studios to begin work on their next single, their first release of 1968.

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Images
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The Story of Paul McCartney’s First Album of the ’90s, ‘Off the Ground’

Paul McCartney's solo albums can be hit-and-miss, to put it diplomatically.

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The History of ‘Superstition,’ the No. 1 Song Stevie Wonder Stole From Jeff Beck

When Stevie Wonder scored a No. 1 hit with 'Superstition' on Jan. 27, 1973, it announced a new sound for the brilliantly talented full-service singer, songwriter and musician.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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That Time George Harrison Quit the Beatles

On Jan. 10, 1969, guitarist George Harrison abruptly quit the Beatles.

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The History of Led Zeppelin’s Boston Ban

Early 1975 was an exciting time for Led Zeppelin fans, with an upcoming tour and the impending release of the band's sixth LP, Physical Graffiti.

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That Time Ray Davies Was Shot in New Orleans

Like many British rockers of his generation, Ray Davies has a big crush on America.

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John Lennon Two Virgins Seized by Police
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That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Police

On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.

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