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4/19/15-R&R Hall of Fame '15

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The 5 Royals are now all members of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The honors were handed out in Cleveland on Saturday with Miley Cyrus inducted Joan Jett, Peter Wolf welcoming the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Steve Cropper bringing on The 5 Royals, Patrick Stump inducted Green Day, Stevie Wonder introducing […]

todayApril 19, 2015

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10/28/13- Lou Reed passes

Lou Reed passed away on Sunday. The New York City born and bred musician was 71 years old. He was the founder of the seminal avant-garde band The Velvet Underground who influenced a generation of rock stars, died Sunday at 71. No official cause of death was announced, but the hard-living icon underwent a liver transplant in May. Reed is best known for 1973 hit 'Walk on the Wild Side,' […]

todayOctober 29, 2013

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6/1/13- Lou Reed: New liver

Rock legend Lou Reed is recovering after a liver transplant that, according to wife Laurie Anderson, saved his life. The 71-year Reed agreed to be admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio after rejecting New York hospitals because he claimed were 'dysfunctional'. Reed cancelled five dates in April including his Coachella appearance because of his condition. Anderson has now admitted that Reed had been placed on life-support.

todayJune 1, 2013

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