As a straightforward biography, “Lou Reed: A Life” is easily the richest and most nuanced depiction of Reed ever written.
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Now that Lou Reed’s archives are headed for the New York Public Library, expect to learn a lot more about Reed’s Jewish influences and philosophy.
The archive includes demo tapes, unreleased music, letters, photographs, lyric sheets and general ephemera.
If you ever need someone to move an entire room — including herself — to tears, just give Patti Smith a call. The rocker gave a moving tribute to Lou Reed during his posthumous induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
The late Jewish rocker Lou Reed is one of the 2015 inductees named on Tuesday to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Christian influences of U2 have been known for a long time. The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models, Seth Rogovoy writes.
The life and times of the late rocker Lou Reed will be detailed in a biography that will be penned by Rolling Stone magazine writer Will Hermes, publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux said on Wednesday.
Rocker Lou Reed, the frontman of the 1960s band The Velvet Underground who died last week, left his estate to his wife and his sister.