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  1. Holly Woodlawn, Immortalized in "Walk on the Wi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | KYKX-FM Longview

    The woman who inspired the opening lyrics of the 1972 Lou Reed rock classic "Walk on the Wild Side" has died. Holly Woodlawn passed away Sunday in Los Angeles, California, according to The New York Times .

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  2. Holly Woodlawn, transgender actress immortalized in Lou Reed's 'Walk on the Wide Side,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    In this 2012 photo provided by David Chick, actress Holly Woodlawn sits on Fisherman's Pier in Malibu, Calif. Woodlawn, who starred in the 1970 Paul Morrissey film "Trash" and was immortalized in the first few lines of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer.

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  3. Warhol Transgender Muse Holly Woodlawn DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | LBC 97.3

    Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress made famous by Andy Warhol and immortalised in Lou Reed's song Walk On The Wild Side, has died. The 69-year-old died on Sunday in Los Angeles after becoming ill with liver and brain cancer, her former caretaker and friend Mariela Huerta said.

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  4. She Never Lost Her HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Q95.com

    Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress who inspired Lou Reed's Walk on the Wild Side and appeared in two of Andy Warhol's films, Trash and Women in Revolt, has died of cancer aged 69.

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  5. Holly Woodlawn, transgender Warhol star name-checked in 'Walk on the Wild Side,' dead at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... or smartphone. The broad outline of her biography is known to millions - even though few, as they sing along with Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," would recognize the harsh life of a transgender Puerto Rican woman shrouded by a pop hook. As Reed ...

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  6. Trans actress loved by Andy Warhol and a star in 'Transparent' dies in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    Andy Warhol muse and the inspiration for Lou Reed's classic song Walk on the Wild Side, Holly Woodlawn has passed away. THE trans actress who inspired Lou Reed's Walk on the Wild Side and was a favourite actress of artist Andy Warhol died in Los Angeles yesterday.

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  7. Holly Woodlawn Dead At 69 - Transgender Icon Dies Of CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | HollywoodLife

    ... fight with cancer at 69 years old. Gone too soon, she will live on through her films and "Walk on the Wild Side," a Lou Reed song that immortalizes the transgender legend. Holly, who was born Harold Danhakl in Puerto Rico, had been fighting for her ...

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  8. Trans star Holly Woodlawn dies aged 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Blaze

    The inspiration for Lou Reed's 'Walk on the Wild Side' and a fixture of Andy Warhol movies, trans actress Holly Woodlawn has lost her long battle with cancer. Born in Puerto Rico, the film and TV actress first met up with Andy Warhol after moving from Miami to New York in the late 60s.

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  9. Holly Woodlawn diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Died at age 69 of lung & brain cancer Best known for inspiring the first verse of 'Take a Walk on the Wild Side' by Lou Reed -- Also Warhol films Trash & Women in Revolt. Currently a documentary of her life is being worked on by Mike Stabile Source: 1 , 2 I admit I don't know much about Holly, but she seemed important and I felt she deserved a post.

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  10. There's no final frontier for Joseph ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... being so warmly received when I first visited. That can last a lifetime, an impression like that." Rare praise from Lou Reed can also leave an indelible mark. Perhaps the underground auteur heard a kindred spirit in Arthur's urban cool, ...

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  11. A Tribe Called Quest Earned Zero Royalties From "Can I Kick It?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | HipHopDx

    The group's debut album, 1990's People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths Of Rhythm , featured the song "Can I Kick It?" Q-Tip , Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White ran into a problem after they recorded the song, which featured samples from a number of acts, including Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side." "I remember with Jive [Records, to which Tribe was signed at the time], there was a problem with the sample being cleared," Phife says during an interview with Rolling Stone .

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  12. Independent Bookstores In CT Celebrating Small Business SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | CTNow.com

    Aidan Levy, a West Hartford native, will discuss his debut book, "Dirty Blvd. The Life and Music of Lou Reed" on Saturday, Nov. 28, on "Greasy Tracks," a program on Trinity College's WRTC. Aidan Levy, a West Hartford native, will discuss his debut book, "Dirty Blvd. The Life and Music of Lou Reed" on Saturday, Nov. 28, on "Greasy Tracks," a program on Trinity College's WRTC.

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  13. A Tribe Called Quest: 'Lou Reed made all the money from 'Can I Kick It?''Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | NME

    A Tribe Called Quest have revealed that group earned no money for their 1990 hit 'Can I Kick It?' The hip-hop group's track uses the bass line from Lou Reed song 'Walk On The Wild Side', which featured on 'Transformer' in 1972. In an interview with Rolling Stone , A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg revealed that Reed allowed them to sample the track on the provision that he took all of the money made by it.

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  14. A Tribe Called Quest Says Lou Reed "Got All The Money" For "Can I Kick It?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Vibe

    Phife Dawg from the legendary hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest told Rolling Stone that they "didn't get nothing" after releasing their most notable song "Can I Kick It?" due to their heavy sampling of Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side." In an interview released Tuesday , Phife recalled a conversation with the Tribe's label Jive about issues regarding the clearing of the sample.

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  15. Tribe Called Quest: Lou Reed 'Got All the Money' for 'Can I Kick It?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | RollingStone

    A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg says the band "hasn't seen a dime" to this day from the Lou Reed-sampling song "Can I Kick It?" A Tribe Called Quest had already released two singles from their 1990 debut, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm , before unleashing the album's signature song, "Can I Kick It?" While "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo" and "Bonita Applebum" showcased the group's goofy and sensual sides, respectively, "Can I Kick It?" remains the perpetual party-starter and exemplar of golden era call-and-response hip-hop.

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  16. Velvet Underground's full 1969 SF session tapes at The Matrix to be released this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | SFGate

    ... New York, 13th January 1966. (Photo by Adam ... more The Velvet Underground circa 1969. 1970: (L-R) Doug Yule, Lou Reed, Maureen "Moe" Tucker and Sterling Morrison of the rock and roll band "Velvet Underground" pose for a portrait in 1970. (Photo by ...

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  17. Twilight of The Velvet UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Mother Jones

    Loaded was the most conventional of The Velvet Underground's four studio outings. With gifted multi-instrumentalist John Cale long gone and drummer Maureen Tucker largely absent from the studio, Lou Reed steered the band away from the notorious sonic and emotional extremes of its early work, trying out a more mainstream pop approach, albeit with more wit and a darker undertone than your basic Top 40 song.

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  18. J. Cole Remixes A Tribe Called Quest's 'Can I...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Billboard

    Rapper J. Cole slides into the producer seat for a remake of A Tribe Called Quest 's 1990 classic "Can I Kick It?" The original track -- recorded in 1989 -- contains a slew of samples including Lou Reed 's "Walk On The Wild Side," Dr. Lonnie Smith's "Spinning Wheel," and Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band "Sunshower." Cole provides a little more electric relaxation for the 2015 version with a laid back melody.

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  19. Hear J. Cole's remix of 'Can I Kick It?' by A Tribe Called QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... Applebum" remix , and now we can listen to J Cole's go at Cole only swaps out the original beat, which samples Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" with something equally relaxed and without bombast. It remains the Q-Tip and Phife Dawg show, with not ...

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  20. Touching Bass at the Jodhpur RIFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... with folk artistes, he is busy with other kind of legends. He has collaborated with Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, jazz pianist Gil Evans, pop legend David Bowie and Indian multi-percussionist Karsh Kale and sitar player Anoushka Shankar, ...

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