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  1. Dick Wagner, Guitarist for Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and More, Dies at 71

    6:26 pm 7/30/2014

    "Dick Wagner was the consummate gentleman axeman," Kiss' Gene Simmons says.Read more

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  2. East Village Radio to Close, Cites High Cost of Licensing

    4:48 pm 5/14/2014

    The influential outlet, which started airing in 2003 as a 10-watt pirate station, was the victim of its own success.Read more

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  3. SXSW: Lou Reed Remembered in All-Star Tribute (Video)

    5:33 pm 3/15/2014

    Richard Barone and Alejandro Escovedo host Suzanne Vega, Lucinda Williams, Garland Jeffreys and Fleshtones in warm, but edgy homage.Read more

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  4. A Last Goodbye to Lou Reed: Laurie Anderson, Paul Simon, Patti Smith Celebrate NYC Legend

    5:30 am 12/17/2013

    Friends, family members, fellow musicians and loved ones gathered at the Apollo Theater in Harlem to mark 50 days since New York lost its favorite downtown son.Read more

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  5. Stevie Van Zandt on Nelson Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Anthem 'Sun City': 'We Named Names' (Q&A)

    4:57 pm 12/9/2013

    A 1985 break from the E Street Band allowed the guitarist and actor to pull together an all-star record -- among the artists featured on the track: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Bono and Lou Reed -- and raise awareness about the struggle in South Africa.Read more

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  6. Macaulay Culkin Forms Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Tribute Band

    2:46 pm 12/9/2013

    The actor's new band is called The Pizza Underground, whose songs ooze with cheesy puns.Read more

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  7. Morrissey To Release Cover of Lou Reed's 'Satellite of Love'

    9:11 pm 11/16/2013

    "Thank God for those, like Lou, who move within their own laws, otherwise imagine how dull the world would be," writes Morrissey of the late Velvet Underground frontman.Read more

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  8. Lou Reed Public Memorial Set for NYC

    2:36 pm 11/13/2013

    The Lincoln Center event will be open to fans and include "no speeches, no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs," reads a post on the late musician's Facebook page.Read more

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  9. Lou Reed Leaves Estate to Wife, Sister

    9:02 pm 11/4/2013

    The Velvet Underground front man and "Walk on the Wild Side" singer died Oct. 27 of complications from a liver transplant.Read more

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  10. Lou Reed's Death: 'He Was a Prince and a Fighter,' Says Wife Laurie Anderson

    1:31 pm 10/31/2013

    "He died on Sunday morning looking at the trees and doing the famous 21 form of tai chi with just his musician hands moving through the air," the rocker's widow writes in the East Hampton Star.Read more

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