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When Eddie Murphy Became a Star With ’48 Hrs.’

The comedian was just 19 when he joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player. He soon became the series’ breakout star and Hollywood beckoned

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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B.B. King May Be Gone But the Thrill Remains

In our tribute, we describe how he gave his all to blues music, and as a result became its preeminent ambassador the world round.

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Remembering Barry White and Love Unlimited

Backing his work was Love Unlimited Orchestra, a 40-piece ensemble conducted by White himself. His legacy includes six Top 10 pop hits and six #1 R&B singles

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9/11: The Music Events That Helped Bring Us Back

Two music events—“America: A Tribute to Heroes” and “The Concert for New York City”—were organized following the tragic events of September 11, 2001

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Glenn Tilbrook on Squeeze Then and Now

With their first new album in 17 years, they still remind of Lennon/McCartney. Is that some Ray Davies in their matured sound? Our interview…

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Roger Dean Interview: Getting Close To The Edge

The album designer, best known for his surrealistic cover illustrations for Yes, shares some surprising stories about working with the band

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‘John Lennon 1980’ Book Coming: Author Q&A

Beatles historian Kenneth Womack’s book, subtitled The Last Days in the Life, arrives between Lennon’s 80th birthday and the 40th anniversary of his death

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Remembering Gene Wilder, With Some Classic Film Clips

The rubber-faced actor starred in a long list of comedy roles in such beloved Mel Brooks movies as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and The Producers

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