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  1. Jian Ghomeshi Scandal: Toronto Police Probe Alleged Sex Abuse

    5:26 pm 11/1/2014

    The sex crimes unit is talking to three women who made allegations against the former radio hostRead more

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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