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Street pulse: From heartbreak to hell-raising, this road has witnessed it all

LOS ANGELES - Attempting to quantify the volume of music stories that have transpired across the 22 miles of Sunset Boulevard is a fool's game. But a few well-arranged snapshots from the thoroughfare's recording studios, venues, record labels and shops across the decades can capture a range of tastes, genres and attitudes.

In X bassist-singer John Doe's recent book (with Tom DeSavia) "Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk," ex-Go-Go's guitarist Jane Wiedlin describes being in the Whisky a Go Go

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