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Mike Coppola, Getty Images
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Ringo Starr’s 10 Most Historic Moments

This gallery of Ringo Starr's 10 Most Historic Moments recognizes a career that took a while to gain the respect it always deserved.

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Missing The Wolfman 20 Years Later [VIDEO]

20 years ago today, in 1995, legendary disc jockey WOLFMAN JACK died of a heart attack at age 57. He passed away almost immediately after returning home from a promotional tour for his autobiography, "Have Mercy".  He walked into his house, hugged his wife, said "Oh, it is so goo

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John Entwistle Plays in Vancouver
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Thunder Fingers 13 Years On [VIDEO]

On June 27th 2002: Who bassist John Entwistle was found dead in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas one day before The Who were to kick off their 2002 tour. It was later revealed he died doing coke off the ass of a stripper, of a heart attack

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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The Weirdest Laws In The Mountain West

Our elected officials have some unique ways to protect the public. For example, did you know that if you wear a cowboy hat to a movie theater, you could be breaking the law? Indeed, it is a crime to wear a hat that obstructs people’s view in a public theater or place of amusement in the state of Wyoming

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38 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Their Live Show to the Studio for ‘Let There Be Rock’

It seems hard to believe all these years later, but AC/DC were dropped by their U.S. record label prior to the release of their fourth album, Let There Be Rock, in June 1977.

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Rob Espinosa
Rob Espinosa
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51 Years Ago Today… a footnote

When I posted the article on this, the 51st anniversary of Jimi Hendrix becoming a star, I had seen the video of Jimi burning his guitar many times over the years and other shots on documentaries and stills of that seminal moment in music history that launched careers of musical heavyweights and changed a generation, the nation and eventually the world. No small feat, but music did that, and this was a critical spot, with 1967's Monterey Po

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Rob Espinoza
Rob Espinoza
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All That’s Left After 51 Years Ago Today

On June 18th of 1967, a then unknown group wowed the crowd with psychedelic music and a performance the likes of which had never been seen before, EVER. At the end of their music changing set, our star lit his guitar on fire

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The bell tower of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in downtown Cheyenne is said to be haunted by the ghost of a mason who fell to his death while building the tower in the 1920's. Rick Roddam, Townsquare Media.
The bell tower of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in downtown Cheyenne is said to be haunted by the ghost of a mason who fell to his death while building the tower in the 1920's. Rick Roddam, Townsquare Media.
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Five of the Most Haunted Buildings in Cheyenne

Cheyenne has a rich history as one of the first big boom towns in the west. Ever since the Union Railroad Railroad began construction in the late 1860's, the 'Magic City of the Plains' became a haven for miners, gunslingers, gamblers, and rugged frontiersman looking to stake a claim

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Express Newspapers, Getty Images
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The Birth Of Rock Festivals 51 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]

It was the birth of major rock festivals, when about 50,000 people showed up for the live music. The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin & Simon & Garfunkel become international stars overnight due to the media coverage.  All artists performed for free except for Ravi Shankar.

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Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images
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Rock Bands Banned At Red Rocks 44 Years Ago Today

It was June 10th 1971, and more than a thousand fans without tickets showed up during a sold out concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheater outside of Denver. When some of the ticket-less started trying to break in through the police line and threw rocks at police, the cops fired tear gas into the crowd which sent 28 people to the hospital

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40 Years Ago: Syd Barrett Visits Pink Floyd During ‘Wish You Were Here’ Sessions

Syd Barrett's tortured spirit was already hovering over Pink Floyd's ninth studio album, Wish You Were Here – even before he unexpectedly crashed the studio sessions on June 5, 1975.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Man Of 1,000 Voices Remembered [VIDEO]

26 years ago today 1,000 voices (over 400 characters by his count) were silenced with the loss of the great MEL BLANC  (1908 - 1989)

He gave voice to so many of the cartoon characters we love: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety and Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn . . . and Barney Rubble on "The Flintstones" to name a few.

Mel is gone,

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