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The FBI and Musicians: John Lennon, N.W.A., NIN and More Acts with Reports

John Lennon appeared on The Dick Cavett Show on this date more than forty years ago and made a bold prediction: The FBI were keeping a close eye on him. This might sound like a typical conspiracy theory of the early '70s, except that it was totally ...

7 Live Albums Made Up Entirely Of New Songs: Neil Young, Frank Zappa, And More

A typical live album serves as a greatest hits album of sorts, compiling live performances of an artist's best-known songs. These seven live albums, however, took a different approach, including songs that had been previously unreleased, basically ...

6 Band Names Inspired by the Artist's Hometown: The Beach Boys, E Street Band, MC5 and More

Naming your band after your hometown is a pretty lazy decision, but there are some bands that have gotten a bit more creative, naming themselves after more obscure references the their place of origin. Here are six band names inspired by the artist's ...

5 Artists Who Debuted With Live Albums: Dave Matthews Band, Jane's Addiction, And More

If an artist decides to record a live album at all, it's usually released at least a few years into their career, after they're established enough to warrant interest in how their live performances sound. However, these five artists took a more ...

8 Band Names Inspired By Other Artist's Names: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, And More

Coming up with a bandname is one of the most important and difficult steps of forming a band. While some artists like to take their names from a song by another artist, such as Radiohead (A Talking Heads song) or Pretty Girls Make Graves (a Smiths ...

8 Great Albums That Open With Cover Songs: Blondie, Pixies, And More

For performers who write their own songs, an album's opening track is pretty tricky. There's a lot of pressure to write an excellent song that catches the listener's attention and entices them to listen further, but some artists get around this by ...

10 Great Artists Known For Just One Album: Television, Nas, And More

Most artists have one album that's generally regarded as their best, but sometimes these albums are so incredible and obviously superior that the rest of the artist's discography becomes overshadowed. Here are ten great artists who are known for just ...

7 Artists Whose Most Famous LP Is A Live Album: Kiss, Johnny Cash, And More

Typically, live albums are excellent additions to a die-hard fan's collection, but few people go out and buy a live album without owning some of the band's studio albums as well. However, these seven artists have released live albums that ended up ...

John Sinclair's Spoken Word @ CBGB Festival

OK, so, technically, these were shot up and over in Koreatown--at Chris Noth's fancy pants dinner club, The Cutting Room.

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