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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: 5/19/2015
Graduation season is upon us. As high school and college grads collect their diplomas, check out our slideshow and see if you can guess the graduating celebrities. Read the clues and try to identify the famous face in cap and gown.
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Published Date: 4/16/2015
The 1960s were an especially turbulent decade, both politically and culturally. During these years "rock 'n' roll" played by groups of young people in matching suits and dresses evolved into "rock" played by iconic longhaired "rock stars" in outrageous clothing.
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Published Date: 12/31/2014
Singer-songwriter Odetta was one of the key influences on the folk music revival of the 1950s and '60s – Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Janis Joplin are among the artists who were deeply inspired by her music. And it wasn't just other singers who took inspiration from...
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Published Date: 12/11/2014
Big Mama Thornton sang the blues like few others before or since. At a time when blues music was dominated by men, Thornton made sure audiences didn't forget about female singers as she belted out tunes that would become enduring classics. Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog"...
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Published Date: 12/8/2014
Jim Morrison was an icon of counterculture, one of the most famous rebels of all time. As the lead singer for the Doors, he had an enormous influence on 1960s and '70s pop culture and music, and indeed on rock music for decades to come. Songs including "Light My Fire,"...
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