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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: March 2, 1942 | Died: October 27, 2013

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed was born on March 2, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1965, he co-founded the Velvet Underground, a rock band managed by Andy Warhol. Reed went solo in the 1970s, scoring a hit with the song “Walk on the Wild Side” and releasing more than 16 albums, including Coney Island Baby and Berlin. He died on October 27, 2013, at age 71.

Early Life

Lou Reed was born Lewis Allan Reed at Beth El Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, on March 2, 1942. He spent most of his childhood in Long Island, where he grew up in a Jewish family. Reed took an early interest in music and played guitar in several bands during his high school years. During this period, he underwent electroshock therapy intended to cure him of his bisexuality....
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Music

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The Stone: Issue Three

Tzadik
2008
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    The Stone: Issue Three

    Tzadik
    2008
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    The Bells

    Columbia
    1979
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    Rock And Roll Heart

    Columbia
    1976
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