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Beastie Boys (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys ‘Paul’s Boutique’ Mural Unveiled in New York City

On the corner of Ludlow and Rivington streets on the Lower East Side, a new mural was completed this weekend celebrating the Beastie Boys.

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Alice Cooper (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Dick Wagner, Former Alice Cooper Guitarist, Dead at 71

Dick Wagner, celebrated guitarist known for his work with Alice Cooper, KISS and Lou Reed, has died. He was 71.

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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (Photo credit should read HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Q&A: Graham Nash Captures Historic Moment with ‘CSNY 1974′

Graham Nash: “There was such an incredible amount going on in society at the time: Vietnam coming to an end, Watergate with Richard Nixon getting found out. It was a tough time and I think the band, as human beings, was responding to what was going on it our world.”

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Smokey Robinson (Photo by Tim Alban/Getty Images)

Smokey Robinson Recruits Mary J. Blige for ‘Being Without You': Listen

R&B legend Smokey Robinson is gearing up to release his new album Smokey & Friends, which consists of the singer’s classics re-recorded with contemporary artists, and now he’s shared the second taste.

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Headlines From Hollywood

In “Headlines From Hollywood,” we take a look at what’s going on in the entertainment industry this week.

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Jody Stephens (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for John Varvatos)

Big Star’s First Two Albums Will Be Remastered and Reissued This Fall

If you are a fan of Big Star and were not alive in the ’70s when the band released their music, chances are you came into contact with the first two Big Star albums as one album, as #1 Record and Radio City.

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Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Classic Rock Almanac July 30, 2014

Former Jethro Tull bassist Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond celebrates his 68th birthday today. Tull frontman Ian Anderson wrote three songs whose titles referred to Hammond-Hammond. Which one of the following is not a Jethro Tull song title?

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Aretha Fanklin (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Aretha Franklin, Johnny Rockets Employee Have Beef, Singer Ordered Not to Sit Inside Restaurant

Aretha Franklin really, really likes hamburger chain Johnny Rockets, so much so that she made a recent, customary stop at one of its restaurants in Niagara Falls, Canada.


Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham (Photo by Roger Jackson/Central Press/Getty Images)

Led Zeppelin Announces Reissues of ‘Untitled’ Fourth LP and ‘Houses of the Holy’

Led Zeppelin just announced the second phase of their reissue campaign, and up next will be deluxe reissues of the band’s untitled fourth album (often referred to as “IV”), originally released in 1971, and the follow-up, 1973’s Houses of the Holy.


Geddy Lee of Rush (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Classic Rock Almanac July 29, 2014

Rush singer-bassist Geddy Lee celebrates his 61st birthday today. Geddy’s first name at birth was Gary. His friends began calling him Geddy after hearing who pronounce his name that way?