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.
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