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Laurie Anderson Honors Lou Reed

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurie Anderson says her late husband Lou Reed was a "prince and a fighter" whose music reflected his love of life...

Lou Reed: 1942-2013

James Campion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
James Campion

The Velvet Underground came and went long before anyone had any idea of what New York was going to be again, was going to act like in the undulating zeitgeist; the horny, thorny, idiotic soot and grime and bankrupt moral dogma of the much later hip-hop cries for vengeance.

What Anti-Journalist Lou Reed Taught Me About Journalism

Olivia Nuzzi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Olivia Nuzzi

"I wish I could write like that," I would think whenever I heard him. I wish I could know the world like that. I wish I could make you feel like you were right here, just like he could. He let you into his world and by extension, the world at large.

Patti Smith Offers Touching Tribute On Lou Reed

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 10.29.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Patti Smith remembers the first time she saw Lou Reed in person. It was 1970 and Reed and the Velvet Underground were pe...

The Story Behind The Velvet Underground's Most Iconic Album Cover

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

One of Lou Reed's lasting legacies -- besides founding The Velvet Underground and introducing the world to the depths of feedback loops -- will foreve...

10 Lou Reed Lyrics That Will Live On Forever

Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

Lou Reed, that art rock icon who birthed The Velvet Underground, "Metal Machine Music" and ostrich tuning, passed away on October 27, 2013 at the age ...

Remembering Lou Reed With His Music

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Reed wasn't as much a hit maker as he was a rock 'n' roll poet who influenced and inspired generations of musi...

Celebrities React To Lou Reed's Death

Posted 10.27.2013 | Celebrity

Legendary rock pioneer Lou Reed died over the weekend, The Rolling Stone reports. He was 71. Reed was best known for his work as a guitarist, sing...

Lou Reed Dead At 71

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Legendary musician Lou Reed has died, Rolling Stone reported on Sunday. He was 71. The Guardian confirmed the report, citing Reed's agent. BBC a...