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'Velvet Underground and Nico'

Critics have marveled at how the influence of 'The Velvet Underground and Nico' from 1967 is so remarkably out of proportion with its sales figures.

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'Like a Rolling Stone'

Dylan's electric performance of the song at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival made Joni Mitchell say, "The American folk song has grown up."

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'Great Balls Of Fire'

There was something about this song that was unsettling; Little Richard was fun, Elvis was cool, but Jerry Lee Lewis was frightening.

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'Oye Como Va'

Tito Puente's song reached its widest audience when it was released by Santana, helping solidify their place in history as one of the fathers of Latin rock.

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The Story Behind 'Purple Haze'

The iconic rocker was written during a 1966 gig at a London club, with lyrics based on a dream he had after reading a science fiction novel.

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