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The Beatles at their final photo session together on 22 August 1969

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The Jam in 1977: Paul Weller, Rick Buckler, Bruce Foxton

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Freddie Mercury takes a curtain call at Queen's show at Knebworth, 9 August 1986

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Paul McCartney performing on the roof of The Beatles' Saville Row offices, 30 January 1969

What did The Beatles play at their famous "rooftop" gig?

Jimi Hendrix  at his last concert on 6 September, 1970 in Isle of Fehmarn, Germany.

Where was Jimi Hendrix's final gig and what did he play?

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Paul McCartney at Apple's Saville Row studios during the "Get Back" sessions in January 1969

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Freddie Bulsara in his college days in 1969 and Freddie Mercury performing live on stage at Wembley, 1986

What was Freddie Mercury's real name and why did he change it?

Freddie Mercury in 1982

Freddie Mercury: In his Own Words

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An aerial view of the huge Oasis shows at Knebworth House, August 1996

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