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This Week In Classic Rock History

Historic events this week from Paul McCartney, Neil Young and KISS

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OCTOBER 24, 1979: PAUL McCARTNEY’S RHODIUM ALBUM

“Most Honored Composer and Performer in Music” according to Guinness World Records.

With sales of over 100 million singles & 100 million albums, he was presented with a Rhodium album. The only one of its kind.

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OCTOBER 28, 1977: NEIL YOUNG’S 3LP DECADE COMPILATION
Neil Young’s comprehensive 3LP compilation gathered classic songs from the first decade his career.

The Platinum-selling Decade gathers 35 tracks from Young’s career, including his time with Buffalo Springfield and CSN&Y.

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OCTOBER 28, 1978: KISS MEETS THE PHANTOM OF THE PARK
The “KISSterical! KISStounding! KISStoric!” TV movie, KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park, remains a cult classic, mostly among KISS fans.

The plot centers around KISS using superpowers to save an amusement park from being destroyed by an evil inventor.

VHS copies of the movie are listed at $30 on eBay. The rare Laserdisc version is listed at $300.

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