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Actor and model Josh Holloway turns 51 today
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Actor and model Josh Holloway turns 52 today

Josh Holloway is mostly remembered for his role of Sawyer on the hit TV series “Lost”, but the actor who started his career modeling for big brands and designers, also makes an appearance on a very famous 90’s Rock music video

Pearl Jam co-founder and guitarist Stone Gossard turns 54
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Pearl Jam co-founder and guitarist Stone Gossard turns 55

Stone Gossard the Pearl Jam co-founder, rhythm and additional lead guitarist, is one of the architects of the Seattle Grunge sound that took over the airwaves. He turns 55 today

The Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook turns 64
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The Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook turns 65

Paul Cook, the drummer and co-founder of the Punk legends Sex Pistols also moved into different directions far from Punk throughout his career. Read more to know how far

Revisiting "Queen I" -A Killer Queen
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Revisiting “Queen I” -A Killer Queen

Revisit and explore Queen’s debut “Queen I” from 1973, one of Rock’s and Metal most important and influential albums, released on this day in 1973

The Byrds Top 10 Songs
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The Byrds Top 10 Songs

As a member and lead vocalist of the Los Angeles band The Byrds, Roger McGuinn, celebrating 79 today, scored several hit songs between 1965 and 1970. Look back at the influential California band Top 10 songs

On July 1969 over 100 U.S radio stations banned The Beatles song "The Ballad of John and Yoko"
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On July 1969 over 100 U.S radio stations banned The Beatles song “The Ballad of John and Yoko”

The song chronicles the events associated with Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono and its lyrical content that included the line “Christ, you know it ain’t easy” was found to be offensive by the U.S mainstream radio stations

The spectacular Live Aid took place on this day in 1985
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The spectacular Live Aid took place on this day in 1985

Held on July 13, 1985 at simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England and at the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, U.S. Live Aid featured a never before seen parade of Pop and Rock artists including Queen, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Madonna, Wham!, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Bob Dylan among many many others

The Animals make it to No.1 with "The House Of The Rising Sun" in 1964
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The Animals make it to No.1 with “The House Of The Rising Sun” in 1964

Based on an old folk song, “The House Of The Rising Sun” by The Animals was the first UK No.1 to have a playing time of more than four minutes, read more about this influential Rock classic

In 1985, Duran Duran peak to No.1 with their James Bond theme "A View To A Kill"
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In 1985, Duran Duran peak to No.1 with their James Bond theme “A View To A Kill”

“A View To A Kill” remains the only James Bond theme song to have reached number 1 on the Hot 100, it provided Duran Duran with one of their biggest hits

In 1987 Heart scores the biggest hit of their career with "Alone"
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In 1987 Heart scores the biggest hit of their career with “Alone”

As most of the 1970’s Hard Rock bands, Heart made a transition into the 1980’s adopting all kinds of synthesizers, and with “Alone” they scored the biggest hit of their career