Recently Dead: Lou Reed

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Lou Reed, a hugely influential songwriter who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today on Long Island. He was 71. The cause of his death is unknown, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. His career and accomplishments over 50+ years are almost too numerous to list. With the Warhol produced band The Velvet Underground in the ... See the Rest

Tune for Today: Vanessa Paradis and Dave Stewart Cover Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side”

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Riveting. As Marc Campbell at Dangerous Minds says, in part, "Let’s ponder ... elements of this time warpy video. Paradis’s cover of 'Walk On The Wild Side' appeared on her 1990 album Variations sur le Meme T’Aime, the same year that Depp and Burton’s first collaborative effort, Edward Scissorhands, hit the big screen. 1990 was also the year that ... See the Rest