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Ringo Sits In With The Beatles 53 Years Ago

It was February 5, 1962; Ringo Starr made his first appearance on drums for The Beatles. The story goes that Ringo had a day off from his regular gig with The Hurricanes who he played drums for. Pete Best the drummer for The Beatles was home sick when the lunchtime show at the Cavern Club was scheduled to go. The Beatles called Ringo

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INXS Guitarist Severs Finger in Career-Threatening Boating Accident

Co-founding INXS guitarist Tim Farriss may never play again after suffering a serious injury in a boating accident on Jan. 26.

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Tom Petty versus Sam Smith: Music Showdown

You've heard the story recently that classic rocker Tom Petty is upset with British pop star Sam Smith for allegedly lifting some similarities from his song "I Won't Back Down" for Sam's hit song "Stay With Me". Here's more proof.

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New Eddie Van Halen Guitar On The Way

The latest EVH Stripe Series guitar features a Rosewood Fingerboard, Black and White Stripes. The distinctive body shape and black and white gloss “1980 Invasion” graphic finish was first seen in the 1980 tour when the band had just released the album Women and Children First.

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The Kozmic Janis Joplin Arrived 72 Years Ago

Janis Joplin was born January 19,1943 in Port Arthur, Texas. She wasn’t accepted by the kids she grew up with in the oil refining town so she put her energy into music which would be her ticket out of Texas. Janis ended up in San Francisco just as the music scene was just starting to explode. She became a major talent that took the San Francisco sound to the world.

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51 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Take a Page From the Beatles On Their Debut EP

As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was just getting started.

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Eric Clapton Unplugs His Guitar 23 Years Ago [Video]

This week in 1992, Eric Clapton’s career got kicked a notch up when he recorded his non-electric unplugged session for MTV. The set which included his current hit at the time Tears in Heaven and a acoustic Layla. This version of the song helped Eric earn six Grammy Awards for the album including Record of the Year.

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48 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to ‘Spend Some Time’ With Ed Sullivan

As tough as they wanted to appear, the gritty punch of the Rolling Stones was no match for the power of Ed Sullivan.

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Tonight At Boulder Pointe Golf Club A Taste Of The Area

A great fundraising event A Taste of the Area is happening tonight for The Young Musicians Community and the band 3rd Degree Burns. Tickets for A Taste of the Area 2015 are $20.00 a person. You can purchase your tickets at Boulder Pointe Golf Club in Oxford tonight (1/15). Things get underway at 6:30 and go until 10pm.

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37 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols’ First (And Last) U.S. Tour Falls Apart

"Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?" asked a weary Johnny Rotten at the conclusion of the Sex Pistols' first (and last) U.S. tour.

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‘The Doobie Brothers’ Sing an Ode to Nachos

'What a Fool Believes,' in its original 1979 hitmaking form for the Michael McDonald-led Doobie Brothers, told the sad tale of someone who thinks he can rekindle a long-lost love.

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46 Years Ago: George Harrison Quits the Beatles

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

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