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55 Years Ago: Bob Dylan’s Brush With Death

He was living in bucolic Woodstock, having sought sanctuary from the noise, chaos—and drugs—that had consumed his life during the past year. Then he took his motorcycle for a spin

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Authors Talk ‘All Things Must Pass Away: Harrison, Clapton, and Other Assorted Love Songs’ Book

We got some revelations about the 2 stars’ chemistry, Derek and the Dominos’ participation on ATMP, and the continued “travesty” of a key missing credit on “Layla”

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New Radicals – Remember Them?

Just as the Los Angeles band was making a mighty impact with their 1998 single, “You Get What You Give,” they called it quits. One of the more unique one-hit wonders

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Ringo Starr’s Drum Beat Can’t Be Beat

Is it possible that Ringo Starr is underrated? Our assessment of the 2015 Rock Hall inductee’s Beatles and solo career says “yes”

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When Bill Withers ‘Punk’d’ the USC Trojans Football Team

The singer-songwriter had essentially retired from the spotlight decades ago. In 2009, he was invited to address the college team by then-head coach Pete Carroll

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Celebrating Mel Brooks

The legendary filmmaker, writer and actor is one of just 16 artists who have earned “EGOT” status, winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award

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The Heartbreak Kid: A Cringe-Inducing Classic

While still on his honeymoon, Charles Grodin’s character recognizes he’s made a mistake of epic proportions. The “there’s no deceit in the cauliflower” scene

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Paul McCartney Freshen Up Tour FAQs

The political comic went to the second-to-last show of the 2019 tour and had a lot of observations about the rock and roll star

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Muhammad Ali: Greatest Showman of a Generation

During his peak years, the Champ was as big a rock star as any of ’em. If you are of a certain age, you already knew that

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‘Shawshank Redemption’: Hope is a Dangerous Thing

The film finished ninth in its opening weekend in autumn 1994 and was declared a dud. Yet 6 months later, it was vying for 7 Oscars, including Best Picture

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