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A Playlist For The Late Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter; Dead At 76

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.


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Classic Rock Almanac April 5

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.



Duane Allman’s Daughter Shares Book Excerpt On Father’s Death For ‘Rolling Stone’

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.


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Folk Legend Pete Seeger Dead At 94

Pete Seeger, a folk pioneer and political activist, died on Monday of natural causes at the age of 95 in New York.


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Remembering Jim Morrison On His 70th Birthday

The Doors frontman would have turned 70 on December 8th. We remember the Lizard King in this slideshow.


Roy Orbison

Remembering Roy Orbison, 25 Years After His Death

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.


Frank Zappa

SLIDESHOW: Frank Zappa

Remembering the famed musician, 20 years after his death.


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Lou Reed Died Doing Tai Chi, Says Wife Laurie Anderson

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.


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My Afternoon With Lou…

Michael Stanley remembers the late Velvet Underground member.



Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Frontman And Solo Star, Dies At 71

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.