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33 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on (Well, Really Near) the Alamo

Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...

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52 Years Ago: The Beatles Record (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album in 13 Hours

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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51 Years Ago: The Beatles Play Their First U.S. Concert

On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut in Washington, D.C.

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37 Years Ago: Van Halen Introduce Themselves in a Major Way With Their Debut Album

Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.

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42 Years Ago: Iggy & the Stooges Release ‘Raw Power’

The David Bowie-produced protopunk classic was released on Feb. 7, 1973.

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57 Years Ago: George Harrison Joins 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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32 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases Post-Rehab Album ‘Money and Cigarettes’

Having just emerged from rehab for alcoholism, Eric Clapton says he named 'Money and Cigarettes' -- which was released in February 1983 -- after "all I saw myself having left."

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42 Years Ago: Keith Emerson Injures Hands at ELP Concert

The progressive-rock supergroup Emerson, Lake and Palmer were never really notable for their restraint, either in the complexity and execution of their music or in their over-the-top live shows.

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47 Years Ago: The Velvet Underground Make a Glorious Racket With ‘White Light, White Heat’

If you look up the phrase "glorious racket," chances are a picture of the Velvet Underground's second album, 'White Light, White Heat' will appear.

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42 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Steals a No. 1 Song 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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37 Years Ago: Journey’s ‘Infinity’ Released

The complete story behind the fourth album from Journey, which was released on Jan. 20, 1978.

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44 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Played in Court During Charles Manson Trial

The Beatles' 'White Album' was played in court during the trial of Charles Manson on Jan. 19, 1971.

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