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Lou Reed

Lou Reed Lived and Died with a Broken Heart

October 27, 2013

Lou Reed, Godfather of Punk and a founder of The Velvet Underground, never outgrew the pain of his childhood. Reed died Sunday in Southampton, NY, leaving behind a rich and diverse legacy as unique as the man himself. He was 71.

Conor and Eric Clapton

Daddy is a Rock Star: How Eric Clapton’s Music Helped Him Cope After Young Son’s Tragic Death

The loss of a child can be devastating for any parent. After the death of his son, Iconic Eric Clapton relied on his music for coping with pain and healing his grief.

America's Got Talent performer

Parents Encourage Kids to Dream Big on “Got Talent”

With inspiration and encouragement from their parents, children around the world are seeing dreams come true on the primetime TV series, “Got Talent.”

Gene Simmons and Family

Gene Simmons of KISS: My Dad the Rock Star

Based on the family of KISS’s Gene Simmons, “My Dad the Rock Star” was a vivid cartoon that focused on the son of a wealthy and flashy rock star.

Lenny Kravitz

Daddy is a Rock Star: Lenny Kravitz ‘Let’s Love Rule’

The Jeffersons’ Roxie Roker gave birth to retro rock star Lenny Kravitz. The Grammy Award winning artist and actor now has a baby girl of his own.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Story Sets New Record

Miley Cyrus helped us set a new record as readers tuned in to follow her parents’ fight to save their 17-year-marriage. Here are five questions to consider if you’re trying to figure out whether to make-up or break-up.

C.C. DeVille

Miley Cyrus: Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Bret Michaels and Miley Cyrus are hoping their new release of Poison’s “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” will return the song to the top of the charts by Christmas.

Mike Starr Layne Staley Jerry Cantrell Sean Kinney Alice in Chains

Mike Starr and Layne Staley Together Again

Mike Starr and Layne Staley are together again. The two talented Alice in Chains rockers, who both suffered from drug addiction, are now free of the chains that trapped and eventually stole their lives.

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” Song Lyrics

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” Song Lyrics.

Alex Lambert singing "Trouble" on American Idol

From the Streets of LA, Alex Lambert Cries For Help

Alex Lambert, 20, the former American Idol star, tweeted yesterday that he’s homeless in LA and can’t take it anymore. The Season Nine standout’s plea for help deserves attention.

Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley’s Uptown Rules

Christie Brinkley, who inspired the Billy Joel classic, “Uptown Girl,” 28 years ago, shares her rules for life. After four divorces, the former supermodel says happiness is a necessity.

Happy Birthday Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley would be 76 today. Decades after his death, the theme of Elvis Presley’s last hit song, Suspicious Minds, remains central to what couples discover on their way to creating lasting, loving, joyful relationships.

Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez Beats Out Bieber in People’s Choice

Selena Gomez may have been as surprised as anyone to beat out Justin Bieber, KeSha, Bruno Mars, and B.o.B. as Favorite Break-Out Artist at last night’s 2011 People’s Choice Awards.

Amy Railsback and Danny Bonaduce Marriage Tips

During the last two weeks of 2010, Fatherhood Channel looks back at our biggest stories of the year. #12: Danny Bonaduce, 51, and Amy Railsback, 28, got married this week in Maui. With the wedding behind the celebrity couple, here are six unsolicited tips for a lasting, loving, healthy marriage that will be waiting for Bonaduce and Railsback in their inboxes when they return to work at WYSP. (Originally published 12/4/2010.)

Bon Jovi’s Transcending Message of Love

During the last two weeks of 2010, Fatherhood Channel looks back at our biggest stories of the year. #13: Bon Jovi’s new single, “What Do You Got,” continues Rock and Roll’s tradition of preaching messages of love that began with the Beatles. The inspiring lyrics are encouraging fans to pursue practical skills to sustain shared hopes for love, marriage, and family. (Originally published 8/31/2010.)

Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson

Newylweds Two: Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson are engaged just two months after the former NFL receiver divorced his wife of five years and less than six months after the couple began dating. Are high profile celebrity marriages and breakups a factor in declining support for marriage among young adults?

Rihanna and Eminim Love the Way You Lie

Rihanna and Eminem’s Biographical Duet

Eminem and Rihanna’s new duet, Love the Way You Lie (Part 2), reflects much of the pain, loss, and lessons of their own lives. As the hit single races to the top of the charts, the song’s message will be familiar to many.

Karina Smirnoff Heads for Home Plate

It takes courage and faith to break off a significant long-term relationship when one partner knows marriage isn’t a good idea. Karina Smirnoff’s engagement to Brad Penny, after long telling fans of plans to wed Dancing with the Stars co-star Maksim Chmerkovskiy, says she’s not afraid to make tough decisions.

Rod Stewart and Sarah Streeter

Rod Stewart and Daughter Reunite After 47 Years

Forty seven years after a teenage Rod Stewart gave his daughter up for adoption, Sarah Streeter and the music legend are getting to know each other. A survey reveals many adopted adolescents are eager to know more about their biological parents.

Cynthia and Julian Lennon at Kenwood in 1968

Hey Jude and the Enduring Legacy of John Lennon

This week would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. John’s sons, Julian Lennon, who inspired Paul McCartney to write “Hey Jude,” Sean Lennon, widow Yoko Ono, and former wife Cynthia Lennon, recently came together in New York to celebrate one of the famous rock star’s most enduring legacies: the artistic expressions of his son.

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