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The Chilling Story Behind Jeff Buckley, A Rising Star Who Was Literally Swept Away

The sun was just beginning to set on a warm evening on May 29, 1997. Wolf River Harbor, a water channel of the Mississippi River, was calm and still. Memphis Riverfront30-year-old singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley was captivated by the serene surroundings, unable to keep his eyes off the tranquility as he waded into the water, while still wearing his boots, shirt, and pants. Then he began singing the chorus of Led Zeppelin's song "Whole Lotta Love," which is basically the name of the song repeated over and over again. And that's where his story ends, leaving millions of fans shocked and

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20 Immediately Recognizable Songs That You Won't See On Any Of Those "Songs Turning 20" Lists

It's the start of a new year, which means it's time to be reminded about how old we're getting by looking at all the iconic songs and movies we loved that will be turning 20 years old in 2018. And yes, I 100% ugly cried while reading both those lists.Live footage of me, at work, realizing just how old I am.CBSBut memory's a funny thing, and we tend to only remember the best of the best (or the worst of the worst), so plenty of things that we loved still end up getting forgotten. Luckily, you've got us

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Ricky Martin Is Back In The Spotlight, But Where Has He Been All These Years?

Lately it seems like Ricky Martin is everywhere, and it's giving us serious '90s nostalgia.Between wedding bells, a role on a hit TV series, and a residency in Las Vegas, we're all livin' la vida loca again. Warner Bros.But we also can't help wondering where he's been for the last decade or so. Martin was one of the most successful musicians on the planet in the early 2000s, but it feels like he dropped off the face of the Earth just a few years later.As it turns out, that's not too far from the truth.Martin (far

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How Nickelback Became The Most Hated Band In The World

Ask a friend what they think about the band Nickelback and the first reaction you'll get is a scrunched face. But why does this happen? This article will try to make sense of how one of the best-selling bands in history became the most hated in the music industry. 9GagThe rock band formed in 1995 in Alberta, Canada, consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Ryan Vikedal, who was replaced by Daniel Adair. They achieved commercial success after the release of their 2001 album Silver Side Up, which

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Remembering Our School Dances And The Songs That Made Us Spin In Circles

Grade school, and even to some extent high school dances had a tendency to get a little awkward at times. With boys and girls essentially standing on opposite ends of the room because they weren't sure how to approach the other side, it took a bit of work to get us dancing together. Izismile.comLet's be real, few if any of us had any actual rhythm back then for dancing to faster paced songs, but we could all spin slowly in a circle. There were a number of songs from the 90s and early 2000s that really helped us get

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It's Been 25 Years Since Sir Mix-A-Lot Was Hooked And Couldn't Stop Staring, But Where Did He Go?

There are few singers who are quite as iconic as Sir Mix-a-Lot. His song "Baby Got Back" came out all the way back in 1992, but it's still well known to this day. The thing is, does anyone know where he actually went? Sure, we still hear the song, but when was the last time you actually saw him? Def AmericanSir Mix-a-Lot is actually named Anthony Ray. He was born in Washington in 1963, and it was in the 80s when he developed his love of hip-hop music. He joined forces with Nasty Nes in 1983, and at only 20