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The Day the Beatles Fired 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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The Day Led Zeppelin Played 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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The Day the Police Fired 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.

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The Story of Led Zeppelin’s 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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The Story of Black Sabbath’s Ill-Fated 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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When Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Finally Hit 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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Revisiting the Stooges’ Debut, the Album That Set the Stage for Punk

The Stooges' 1969 self-titled debut album opened the door for everything loud, hard and heavy that followed.

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The Story of David Crosby’s Prison Sentence

Given how frequently their illegal actions are reported, it's surprising that most rockers haven't served jail time. David Crosby was not one of the lucky ones.

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12 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Rush Rock Toronto

The Rolling Stones led a benefit concert in Toronto on July 30, 2003.

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The Time Led Zeppelin Was Robbed of $200,000

A large sum of money belonging to Led Zeppelin was taken from their New York hotel on July 29, 1973.

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How ZZ Top Broke Through With ‘Tres Hombres’

ZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres,' released on July 26, 1973, finally hurtled the Texas band to stardom.

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