Over the weekend we got the news that boxer and activist Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter passed away at the age of 76 – a listener sent in a My Three Songs playlist in his honor.
On this day in 1994 Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life at his home in Seattle, Washington. Read on for more rock history from this day.
Galadrielle Allman shares an excerpt from her book ‘Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman’ that gives her memories of the day of his motorcycle accident.
Pete Seeger, a folk pioneer and political activist, died on Monday of natural causes at the age of 95 in New York.
The Doors frontman would have turned 70 on December 8th. We remember the Lizard King in this slideshow.
Two days after performing the Front Row Theatre in Highland Heights, Roy Orbison would suffer a heart attack and pass away at the age of 52. We remember the Big O in this photo gallery.
Remembering the famed musician, 20 years after his death.
Performance artist, musician and sculptor Laurie Anderson, who also happened to be the loving wife to the recently deceased Lou Reed, revealed that her departed husband died while doing something he loved: Tai Chi.
Michael Stanley remembers the late Velvet Underground member.
Lou Reed, lead singer and founder of pioneering ’60s rock group the Velvet Underground, has died. Rolling Stone reports that the cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed was hospitalized in July following a liver transplant in May. Reed was 71.