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RIP: Lou Reed, Legendary Rocker, Dies at 71

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Lou Reed, the influential rock musician-songwriter best known for "Walk on the Wild Side," died Sunday at age 71, according to a report.

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S J (130)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 5:04 pm
noted, thanks Cal

Sheila D (194)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 5:33 pm
Lou, thank you for all the wonderful will be missed.

Jason S (50)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 7:40 pm

Jav R (0)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 9:48 pm
El gran Reed

Marc G (113)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 11:21 pm
Everybody who's just a little bit interested in music,songwriting or poetry knows that one of the real greats had passed on. Goodbye and thank you,Lou.

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 12:25 am
Lou will never be forgotten. May he RIP

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 6:32 am

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday October 28, 2013, 10:01 am
I'm surprised he lasted this long.

Dejan M. Solak (49)
Monday October 28, 2013, 10:33 am
Lou Reed, R.I.P.

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 10:49 am
LOU REED former VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman great singer and songwriter RIP

Gloria picchetti (304)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:02 am
I was lucky to see Lou with the Velvet Underground. What an artist he was.

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:37 am

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:51 am
Never liked his music actually. And his collaboration with Metallica was plainly horrible. RIP anyway.

Emma S (239)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:57 am
Like Gloria, I was lucky enough to see The Velvet Underground. It was at Glastonbury in 1993. Magisterial!

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 12:03 pm
take a walk on the wild side - Doo do doo do doo do do doo ...


Jerry B (128)
Monday October 28, 2013, 12:04 pm
Noted, RIP Lou you may be gone but never forgotten..thanks Cal.

Krish S (12)
Monday October 28, 2013, 12:28 pm
This news was already submitted 23 hours ago.

Here's the link


Birgit W (160)
Monday October 28, 2013, 1:25 pm
Thanks for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 1:26 pm
Lou, now you're REALLY walking on the wild side! Enjoy and thank you for the years of great music!

Beth Tatum (95)
Monday October 28, 2013, 1:38 pm
What a shock. Such a talented musician. You will be missed Lou.

Winnie A (179)
Monday October 28, 2013, 1:49 pm

Malgorzata Z (200)
Monday October 28, 2013, 1:53 pm

Marija M (29)
Monday October 28, 2013, 2:14 pm

Jim Phillips (3257)
Monday October 28, 2013, 2:39 pm
Lou Reed will be missed. Lou was too much of a cerebral musician to have been appreciated in his early days.
I have several of his LP albums including Nico's too.
Will need to look for them and play them one of these days.
Yes, i still play LPs on a nice turntable. lol.
Sounds on LPs play warmer than those from a CD.

ty, Cal.

Kate Kenner (215)
Monday October 28, 2013, 3:05 pm
Every time I hear about Lou Reed I think of the white album with the banana. he sang the song heroin which was a very cool song in the 60's.

Sheryl G (360)
Monday October 28, 2013, 3:19 pm
Another one has left us that many of us grew up listening to. For those who would like to see the boys early in life as the Velvet Underground here is Sunday Morning.
Sunday Morning

Melissa C (5)
Monday October 28, 2013, 7:30 pm
Thank you for your music, Mr. Reed. RIP

Past Member (0)
Monday October 28, 2013, 9:29 pm
Thanks Lou...Sweet Jane

reft h (66)
Monday October 28, 2013, 11:12 pm
I only know one song of his but its one of my favorites. RIP Lou....

Inge B (202)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 1:54 am

and Love

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 2:27 am
Thanks for sharing. Cal

Dmitry Nikiforov (222)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 2:52 am

Lyn V (18)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 3:28 am
Great music by a great man. He will be missed
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