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Egyptian activists and youth perform the "Harlem Shake" in front of the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo on February 28, 2013. (Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images)

Harlem Shake, The Life-Ruining Meme

At its peak, the video meme that exploded around Baauer’s unexpected No. 1 smash “Harlem Shake” turned into a seemingly ubiquitous sensation, with 4,000 of the viral clips being added to YouTube on a daily […]

03/06/2013

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5 Great Oscar-Winning Songs Through The Years

Introduced at the 7th annual Academy Awards in 1934, the category of Best Original Song has seen its share of high times and lean years. But for many people, it’s the song associated with a […]

02/22/2013

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2012 Artists In Review: The Beatles

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Yep, still broken up. New Albums Released: Two – one from each surviving […]

12/27/2012

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2012 Artists In Review: Bob Dylan

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: His voice may not be what it once was, but it’s not […]

12/27/2012

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2012 Artists In Review: The Beach Boys

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Reunited… sort of New Albums Released: One (That’s Why God Made The […]

12/26/2012

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2012 Artists In Review: The Rolling Stones

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. First up, The Rolling Stones. Status: 50 years strong. If Keef’s tell-all memoir couldn’t […]

12/26/2012

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Aerosmith & America: A Brief History

Aerosmith have never been considered a “political” band. But considering the evidence of their beliefs, and their history with patriotic events, one thing is certain: they believe in America.

11/02/2012

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Elvis Costello’s Top 5 Covers

From Springsteen to The Kinks, Elvis Costello is not above tipping his fedora to other artists.

10/16/2012

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5 Memorable Fictional Characters In Song Lyrics

There’s no rule that songwriters must write about themselves or even people they know. In fact, fictional character as song protagonist is a common trick. While the list is virtually endless, here are five of the most memorable fictional characters immortalized in music.

09/21/2012

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Jeff Lynne On Why He Re-Recorded His ELO Hits

“It was a treat in itself just to be able to do that. It’s not that easy – it just means you have too practice and practice on all these instruments, which to me, is the best fun you can have!”

09/19/2012

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