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When the Beatles Collected Their Singles and More on ‘Past Masters’

EMI's decision to overhaul the Beatles catalog in 1987, spurred by the CD revolution, was a long time coming.

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Asylum Records
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How the Original Byrds Got Back Together for One More Album

By 1972 the Byrds had pretty much become a vehicle for Roger McGuinn’s solo recordings. The original quintet began falling apart in 1966, after Gene Clark, who penned most of the group’s original early songs, left.

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Decca / Universal
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The Story of Genesis’ Debut Album, ‘From Genesis to Revelation’

Genesis released their debut album, 'From Genesis to Revelation' in March 1969.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
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When Cliff Burton Played His First Show With Metallica

On March 5, 1983, a scruffy crew of acne-afflicted youths going by the conspicuous band name of Metallica took a major step toward becoming the kings of thrash metal when they mounted a stage for the first time alongside new bassist Cliff Burton.

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O.J. Simpson At His Criminal Trial
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LAPD Testing Knife Found at O.J. Simpson’s House as Possible Murder Weapon

Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division are testing a knife that was allegedly discovered at the house formerly owned by O.J. SImpson, offering the tantalizing possibility that it could be the long-missing weapon used in the notorious 1994 murders of Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman.

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50 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘Beatles More Popular Than Jesus’ Comment Published

On March 4, 1966, an article appeared in the London Evening Standard that would cause an uproar and ripple for some time.

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Elektra Records
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30 Years Ago: Metallica Release Their Masterpiece, ‘Master of Puppets’

Heavy metal effectively came of age in the '80s, as it coalesced what had previously been a ragtag collective of bands into a bona fide rock 'n' roll subgenre capable of achieving Top 40 success.

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50 Years Ago: Buffalo Springfield Form

The key for many an aspiring band in the mid-'60s was to take a few things from the Beatles playbook and mix in lessons learned from Bob Dylan.

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The Day Whitesnake Played Their First Concert

On March 3, 1978, former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale and his new group Whitesnake performed their first concert at Lincoln Polytech.

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The Story of ‘This Is Spinal Tap’

March 2, 1984, marks the release of one of history’s most acclaimed documentaries … nay, “rockumentaries,” This Is Spinal Tap,.

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The Day the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.

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Moon Records
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How Rush’s Self-Titled Debut Pointed to Bigger Things

On March 1, 1974, a trio of young Canadians kicked off what would ultimately become one of rock's more distinguished recording careers with the release of their self-titled debut album.

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