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Lou Reed Pays Tribute To Woodie Guthrie

13th July 2011

Lou Reed and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello appear on a new album paying tribute to Woody Guthrie. Late folk Legend Woody's daughter, Nora, and bass player Rob Wasserman have assembled a cast of...

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Chris Whitley Dies At 45

22nd November 2005

LATEST: Texas singer/songwriter CHRIS WHITLEY lost his battle with lung cancer on Sunday night (20NOV05) at the age of 45. His brother DAN posted a message about Whitley's secret cancer battle over the weekend,...

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Chris Whitley Dying Of Lung Cancer

22nd November 2005

Singer/songwriter CHRIS WHITLEY has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. In a posting on the blues star's official website, his brother DAN writes the disease is in its late stages and that Whitley is...

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