Musician, Actor, Composer
Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. After serving as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, his solo career spanned several decades. Wikipedia
Age: 71 (age at death)
Born: 2nd March, 1942, Brooklyn, New York.
Died: 27th October, 2013, Southampton, NY
Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Velvet Underground and other prolific rock
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Berlin is a 1973 album by Lou Reed, his third solo album and the follow-up to Transformer. In 2003, the album was ranked number 344 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, though the magazine had called the album a "disaster" 30 years prior.
I`m too old to do things by half.
When I record an album I`m trying to get as close as possible to that perfect moment.
Resides in New York City.
Winner of the 2005 Ivor Novello Special International Award.
Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today on Long Island. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. With the Velvet Underground in the late Sixties, Reed fused street-level urgency with elements of European avant-garde music, marrying beauty and noise, while bringing a whole new lyrical honesty to rock & roll poetry. As a restlessly inventive solo artist, from the Seventies into the 2010s, he was chameleonic, thorny and unpredictable,... Read More
Posted by little_queenies 1 year ago
Veteran rocker Lou Reed has been hospitalized in New York just months after undergoing a life-saving liver transplant, according to a report. The 70-year-old was rushed to a medical center in Southampton early on Sunday morning following a call to emergency services, reports the New York Post. Reports suggest Reed was admitted to Southampton Hospital to treat a bout of dehydration. The Velvet Underground star underwent a liver transplant in April and made his first public appearance since the operation at an advertising industry conference in France last month. Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
After receiving a liver transplant last month, Lou Reed is on the road to recovery.
The former singer for The Velvet Underground, 71, underwent the life-saving surgery at the Cleveland Clinic weeks ago, the Times of London reports. In the interview with Reed's wife, Laurie Anderson, she reveals the "Walk on the Wild Side" singer's condition was "as serious as it gets" and that "he was dying."
On Saturday, Reed posted a message on his website about his health following the procedure.
"I am a triumph of modern medicine, physics... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
Metallica + Lou Reed ‘Lulu’ Guitar Tab Book Drops June 29
by: Amy Sciarretto
The Metallica and Lou Reed collaborative album ‘Lulu’ didn’t exactly set the metal world (or beyond) on fire. In fact, it came and went, with most Metallica fans steering clear of it, thanks to Reed’s droney vocals and out-there lyrics. It wasn’t a ‘Tallica record, that’s for sure. However, it did find a small audience in some way, shape and form. Despite the fact that album was a critical and commercial disappointment,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago