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35 Years Ago: Prince Starts to Come Into His Own With Self-Titled Album

Prince began cementing his reputation as a genre-smashing iconoclast with his second, self-titled album, released on Oct. 19, 1979.

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‘Pure Agony’: Al Green Scalded by Hot Grits 40 Years Ago

On Oct. 18, 1974, Al Green was scalded by hot grits while showering.

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45 Years Ago: Diana Ross & the Supremes Release Their Final Single

The story behind Diana Ross' farewell single with the Supremes is way more complicated than the song's sweet lyrics would have you believe.

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George Stroud, Getty Images
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45 Years Ago: The Supremes and the Temptations Release ‘Together’

In 1969, two powerhouse groups -- the Supremes and the Temptations -- joined forces to create, 'Together,' a memorable album full of duets and cover songs.

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45 Years Ago: The Temptations Get Serious With ‘Puzzle People’

One of the Temptations' strongest late-'60s efforts, 'Puzzle People' finds these Motown legends moving further into a modern sense of social consciousness.

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45 Years Ago: Isaac Hayes Changes Everything With ‘Hot Buttered Soul’

One of soul music's landmark albums almost never got made.

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35 Years Ago: Funkadelic Releases ‘Uncle Jam Wants You’

Thirty five years ago, Funkadelic released their funky jam ‘Uncle Jam Wants You.’

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45 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell Release ‘Easy’

Rarely has an album title been less appropriate. There was nothing ‘Easy’ about the third, and final, LP of duets between Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

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35 Years Ago: The Sugarhill Gang Releases ‘Rapper’s Delight’

It was the novelty hit that legitimized an entire genre of music. Released on September 16, 1979, the Sugarhill Gang's ‘Rapper’s Delight’ introduced hip-hop to the world: to the black, white, red, brown, purple and yellow.

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De-Lite Records
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35 Years Ago: Kool & the Gang Release ‘Ladies’ Night’

Revisit the legendary group Kool & the Gang's platinum-selling album 'Ladies' Night.'

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