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Published Date: 6/19/2015
When a celebrity dies young, we're sad to see a life end too soon – and often haunted by the life and career that could've been. We remember legends and budding stars from film, television, music and sports gone much too soon with a photo gallery of 30 celebrities who...
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Published Date: 6/9/2015
Ever since the first genius thought to attach six strings to a piece of wood and use it to make music, we have loved the guitar. And as much as we love the guitar music we listen to, we adore the musicians who make it. On the 100th birthday of legendary Les Paul, we...
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Published Date: 5/11/2015
In honor of Ritchie Valens' birthday, we highlight a few of the many popular musicians who've died in airplane crashes.
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Published Date: 4/1/2015
For a few short years in the late 1950s, rockabilly music rode the top of the charts, and rockabilly musicians were just about the coolest cats around. The music they made formed a bridge between old-time country music and the brand-new sound of rock 'n' roll, and they...
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Published Date: 2/13/2015
Waylon Jennings first entered a recording studio in 1958 thanks to help from Buddy Holly, who hired Jennings to play bass for the "Winter Dance Party Tour" in 1959. The ill-fated tour ended with a plane crash that claimed the lives of Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P....
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Published Date: 2/3/2015
56 years ago, rockers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died aboard a small plane that crashed into an icy Iowa field. Music would never be quite the same. Test your knowledge of the genre they helped pioneer by taking our 1950s Rock 'n'...
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