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Topic - Lou Reed
Fans jumped high in their seats. Others raced to the front of the stage. The rest of the audience yelled excitedly.
Lady Gaga is scheduled to give the keynote address at the South by Southwest music festival and conference in Austin, Texas.
Heroin was supposed to be an obsolete evil, a blurry memory of a dangerous drug that dwelled in some dark recess of American culture.
Rocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to benefit his wife and other relatives.
Before he finally flew into the sun this week, Lou Reed set the world of rock 'n' roll aflame, filled stereos with the spirit of pure poetry, renounced the fakery of so much commercial success, fed the Velvet Revolution and chronicled some of New York City's freakiest characters.
Rock legend Lou Reed, of the 1960s New York City band the Velvet Underground, died on Sunday, Rolling Stone reported. He was 71. Mr. Reed radically challenged rock's founding promise of good times and public celebration.
Mary Campbell, whose childhood affection for the big bands and opera she heard on her radio set the stage for four decades as a music writer for The Associated Press, died Friday. She was 78.
He's a cheerfully non-iconic rocker, with old-school cool oozing from every pore.
Scott Weiland, formerly of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, recently made his most incomprehensible decision to date by releasing an album of big band Christmas covers.
Award-winning director Darren Aronofsky will direct a music video from the new Metallica and Lou Reed album, "Lulu."
The worlds of politics, sports, entertainment, fashion and art paused Sunday to remember a day of tragedy and a decade of loss, struggle and renewal sparked by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
"Boy, this is a great city," says Woody Allen, lounging on a park bench that overlooks Manhattan's East River and the 59th Street Bridge. "I don't care what anybody says. It's really a knockout, you know?"
In an era when so much music is digital, Moog Music is doing fine with analog, thank you very much.
In an April 13 story about prosecutors declining to pursue a harassment charge against singer Lou Reed's manager in a money dispute with a consultant, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the consultant, Adrian Smith, had been paid the disputed funds in full before making his claim to police. Smith and a spokesman for Reed's manager confirm that Smith was paid a day after he made his complaint in March.
Lou Reed's manager will not be prosecuted on a harassment claim stemming from a bizarre squabble with a consultant over money.
And he wrote numerous love songs to heroin, his pulsing heartbeat played by a quickening drum.
Mr. Reed wrote some of rock's most explicit lyrics about drugs ("Heroin," "Waiting for My Man"), sadomasochism ("Venus in Furs") and prostitution ("There She Goes Again").