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John Bradbury of The Specials

John Bradbury Drummer of The Specials Has Died at the Age of 62

Buzz 21:46PM EDT

John Bradbury, the drummer of the group The Specials, has died at the age of 62. The band took to Twitter to make the announcement and immediately the tweets from fans started flooding in with their condolences.READ MORE

The Clash -

5 Best Songs From The Clash's 'London Calling'

Buzz 10:37AM EDT

Today, Dec. 14, marks the 35th anniversary of the Clash's legendary third album London Calling, which saw the band expand upon their punk roots by venturing into many different styles, including reggae, jazz, ska, and rockabilly, among others. The album was the crowning achievement of the British punk movement, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest albums of all time in any genre, so to celebrate its anniversary, here are its five best songs.READ MORE

Pixies -

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

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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 opening their albums with cover songs instead. Here are eight great albums that open with cover songs.READ MORE

Mott the Hoople -

Six Famous Songs Written by People Outside the Band: Elvis Costello, the Eagles, and more

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It's well known that many famous musicians don't actually write their own songs, but sometimes, even musicians who do write their own stuff are given songs by other songwriters. Here are six famous songs that were written with outside help.READ MORE

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