Lou Reed onstage in London in 1975 playing a transparent, Plexiglass guitar. Reed died Sunday. He was 71. Denis O'Regan/Getty Images hide caption

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Lou Reed, Beloved Contrarian, Dies
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Musician Lou Reed, for decades a rock icon, died Sunday at age 71. In 2006, he took a picture of an ad for his own photo exhibit in Naples. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After years of attending church dances, Step Rideau says he was moved to connect with his heritage on a deeper level. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Accordions, Beer And God: Zydeco In Gran Texas
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Ozy co-founder Carlos Watson talks about a teen singer with a grown-up voice and Harleys in Vietnam. Courtesy of Ozy.com hide caption

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A Teenage Music Phenom, Infographics, Motorcycles In Vietnam
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An Angeleno revels at 10 Times The Party, a celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th Anniversary, on Oct. 5 in Los Angeles. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10
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Onyx in an undated photo. From left to right, Sticky Fingaz, Fredro Starr, Suave and Big DS. Al Pereira/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Year Onyx's 'Slam' Crashed Pop Radio
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Pitbull is one of a growing list of celebrities who have opened their wallets or given their names to charter schools. Jeff Daly/AP hide caption

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Is Pitbull 'Mr. Education'? Rapper Opens Charter School In Miami
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Church elder Elwood Cornett preaches at a recent reunion of Old Regular Baptists. Brother Don Pratt is seated behind him in a blue shirt and tie. Cindy Johnston/NPR hide caption

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Before Churches Had Songbooks, There Was 'Lined-Out' Gospel
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