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Beatles vs. Stones. Biggie vs. Tupac. Kanye vs. Taylor. Who do you choose? And what does that say about you? Actually, what do these endlessly argued-about pop music rivalries say about us? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, and music journalists/critics Steven Hyden and Jordan Runtagh know this firsthand. They’re both obsessed with the biggest (as well as the most obscure) rivalries in music history. Each week, they’ll break down the details of a different colorful feud, and attempt to figure out why many of our favorite pop and rock stars can’t seem to get along.

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Beatles vs. Stones. Biggie vs. Tupac. Kanye vs. Taylor. Who do you choose? And what does that say about you? Actually, what do these endlessly argued-about pop music rivalries say about us? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, and music journalists/critics Steven Hyden and Jordan Runtagh know this firsthand. They’re both obsessed with the biggest (as well as the most obscure) rivalries in music history. Each week, they’ll break down the details of a different colorful feud, and attempt to figure out why many of our favorite pop and rock stars can’t seem to get along.

    'Off the Record: David Bowie' — Trailer

    'Off the Record: David Bowie' — Trailer

    The series premiere of 'Off the Record' explores the life — or, rather, lives — of David Bowie by examining each of his iconic personas. Major Tom. Ziggy Stardust. Aladdin Sane. The Thin White Duke. Taken collectively, these faces form a portrait of a one-of-a-kind rock legend. Follow his transformation from lonely London boy struggling to find his way in the Swinging Sixties to cultural innovator, whose relentless drive and daring nearly destroyed him. You know the songs, now meet the man. The 11-part season begins Monday, January 18th! 

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    Suspicious Minds: Elvis Presley vs. Jerry Lee Lewis

    Suspicious Minds: Elvis Presley vs. Jerry Lee Lewis

    Elvis Presley was the man to beat when Jerry Lee Lewis made the drive from small-town Louisiana to Memphis in 1956.

    • 53 min
    Their Greatest Feuds (David Geffen): The Eagles Part 3

    Their Greatest Feuds (David Geffen): The Eagles Part 3

    Our series on The Eagles concludes with a look at the business dealings and lawsuits that took place behind the scenes and the man who helped to shape their early career, David Geffen.

    • 53 min
    Their Greatest Feuds (1976-2001): The Eagles Part 2

    Their Greatest Feuds (1976-2001): The Eagles Part 2

    Our special series on The Eagles continues with their post-"Hotel California" years, in which the band was more popular than ever, selling one million albums per month while also falling apart.

    • 56 min
    Their Greatest Feuds (1971-75): The Eagles Part 1

    Their Greatest Feuds (1971-75): The Eagles Part 1

    Welcome to our epic three-part series on all of the beefs, feuds, and simmering resentments that occurred inside one of the most successful bands in history, The Eagles.

    • 51 min
    Chronic Issues: Dr. Dre vs. Eazy-E

    Chronic Issues: Dr. Dre vs. Eazy-E

    Back in the late 1980s, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E were members of N.W.A., one of the most important and iconic hip-hop groups ever.

    • 49 min

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