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Published Date: 8/27/2015
Blues icon Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of the most influential guitar players in music history, despite a mainstream music career lasting just seven years in the 1980s. We remember Vaughan's life today as well as the lives of other notable people who died this day in...
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Published Date: 8/27/2015
Twenty five years ago today, the world lost one of its most beloved blues guitar players. Here are 20 things you may not know about Stevie Ray Vaughan...
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Published Date: 8/26/2015
Laura Branigan's powerful voice was a staple of early 1980s radio. Her hit single "Gloria" shot to the top of airplay charts all over the world in 1982 and 1983, setting a record as it remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks, more than any other song by a female...
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Published Date: 8/11/2015
On Alex Haley's birthday we remember his epic tale, "Roots," which gave voices to those who had their own taken away.
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Published Date: 8/6/2015
There's more to John Hughes' comedies than teen angst, young love and 1980s nostalgia. Join us as we look back at his movies that make us laugh at any age.
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Published Date: 8/6/2015
Rick James mixed R&B and funk music with the new sounds he was hearing – new wave and punk – to create what he called "punk funk." The combo was a hit, yielding memorable songs like "Super Freak" and "Give It to Me Baby." James also wrote songs and produced records for...
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