Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Lou Reed, The Great New York Rock Legend, Dies at 71 (Videos)


Lou Reed, innovator and influencer, rocker extraordinaire, New Yorker par excellence, has died at age 71 from liver failure. He leaves a huge legacy from the Velvet Underground to his solo work, from “Waiting for the Man” to “Walk on the Wild Side” to “September Song” and beyond. He leaves his wife, the versatile musician Laurie Anderson, and millions of grieving fans. A huge loss for the music world. Lou Reed was a great original.

So many videos. Here’s a few:

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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