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Lou Reed Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sister Sets the Record Straight

Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this weekend and the singer’s younger sister, Merrill Reed Weiner, set the record straight about the famous rocker and their family. In an essay published in Medium magazine, Reed Weiner shared a plethora of family secrets with the hopes of providing “clarity and context” about her …

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Joan Jett Talks Rock Hall Induction

Joan Jett and her band The Black Hearts will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This past April, she and her band played on stage during Nirvana’s induction at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. “Maybe it reminded people I’m out there,” Jett said on Tuesday about the fact that she received her nomination shortly thereafter. “It’s a roiling …

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Lou Reed, Legendary Rock Musician, Dies At 71

Lou Reed, the rock legend, passed away on Sunday, October 27. He was 71 years old, and known for his work with the band The Velvet Underground, as well as his hit song “Walk On The Wild Side.” It was revealed that he died of liver disease, after having liver transplant surgery in May of this year. He was treated …

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Rock Legend Lou Reed Dies at Age 71

Rock legend, Lou Reed, died Sunday morning, according to a report by Rolling Stone. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but it is known that the 71-year-old had a liver transplant back in May. Reed was one of the founders for “The Velvet Underground” in the late 60s. Their album, “The Velvet Underground & Nico”, has …

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