Lou Reed, 1942 – 2013

Lou Reed, 1942 - 2013

Lou Reed died Sunday. He wrote this song:


“Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Leader and Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71,” Jon Dolan, Rolling Stone

“Outsider Whose Dark, Lyrical Vision Helped Shape Rock ’n’ Roll,” Ben Ratliff, New York Times

“Lou Reed put the underground front and center,” Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

“Lou Reed, Legend, Dead at 71,” Brian McManus, Village Voice

“Obituary: How Lou Reed shaped rock,” Colin Paterson, BBC

“Magic and Loss: On the Death of Lou Reed,” Peter Gerstenzang, Village Voice

“Between Thought and Expression,” Scott McLemee, InsideHigherEd.com

“‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’: Lou Reed and the New York School of Poetry,” Andrew Epstein, Poetry Foundation

Lou Reed,” Patti Smith, The New Yorker

“Laurie Anderson’s Farewell to Lou Reed,” Rolling Stone

“Rock and Roll Heart,” American Masters, PBS. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (full episode)


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