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35 Years Ago: The Clash’s ‘Combat Rock’ Cover Photo Shoot Predicts Their Demise

CBS
CBS

The story of how a decision to play a gig in Thailand helped bring about the breakup of the Clash.

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The ‘Karma Police’ Catch Up With Radiohead: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Capitol
Capitol

One of Radiohead's best-known songs began as an inside joke before it turned into a spooky vision of a dystopian future.

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40 Years Ago: Brian Eno Meets David Byrne, Changing the Talking Heads’ Career Path

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It was a big-bang moment for the Talking Heads.

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Radiohead Crushed by Wall of Sound on ‘Let Down’: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Capitol
Capitol

Thom Yorke cries, “Don’t get sentimental / It always ends up drivel” on 'OK Computer’'s fifth track, about so many forms of alienation.

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Radiohead Give Star-Crossed Lovers Their ‘Exit Music’: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

After Radiohead was asked by director Baz Luhrmann to contribute a song to 'Romeo + Juliet,' the result was 'Exit Music (For a Film).'

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‘Bitches Brew’ Goes to Mars on Radiohead’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Alien’: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Parlophone
Parlophone

Miles Davis's jazz-fusion classic influenced the spacey sounds on the 'OK Computer' track and its Martian poetry.

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The Beatles, Hitchhikers and Demonic Yuppies Inspire ‘Paranoid Android’: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Capitol
Capitol

Radiohead had some goofy fun when they stitched together a few different song segments to make 'OK Computer''s most epic, experimental track.

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35 Years Ago: Duran Duran Invents the ’80s on ‘Rio’

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Duran Duran's second album turned them into global stars and helped create the visual aesthetic that defined the decade.

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10 Years Ago: Posthumous Collection ‘New Moon’ Digs into Elliott Smith’s Vaults

Domino Recording Company
Domino Recording Company

'New Moon' was made up of tracks recorded by Elliott Smith between 1995 and 1997.

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Radiohead Are Born Again with ‘Airbag’: The Story Behind Every ‘OK Computer’ Song

Capitol
Capitol

The first track, and final single, from 'OK Computer' found Radiohead creating a bridge between 'The Bends' and their new album, inspired by a car accident.

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