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David Bowie? Oh Yeah, HUGE ‘Lulu’ Fan…

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Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images

As a guest on 'The Best Show,' Murphy, the LCD Soundsystem frontman, revealed that David Bowie believed 'Lulu,' Reed's work with Metallica, was among his best.

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45 Years Ago: Lou Reed Strikes Out on His Solo Debut

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Lou Reed's solo debut found him recording some Velvet Underground leftovers with two members of Yes.

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Lou Reed Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness

Lou Reed Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomness

Lou Reed entered the '70s as a solo artist after a celebrated career as the leader of the influential Velvet Underground.

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Laurie Anderson Talks Plans for Lou Reed Archive, Shares Their Retirement Ranch Dreams

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Lou Reed's widow discusses how donating his archives to the New York Public Library will help up-and-coming artists.

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25 Years Ago: Lou Reed Mourns Friends on ‘Magic and Loss’

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Sire

Lou Reed explored his friends' cancer struggles and deaths on his 1992 album 'Magic and Loss,' one of the rocker's most commercially successful releases.

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The Velvet Underground to Reissue 1970’s Classic ‘Loaded’ as Deluxe Box Set

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Rhino

The massive box set will be released to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the album.

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Watch Beck + Karen O Pay Tribute to Lou Reed at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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This past Saturday (April 18) marked the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual induction ceremony.

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Patti Smith Celebrates the Life of Lou Reed With Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

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"I could hear Lou’s voice coming from every cafe. Everyone was walking around dumbfounded."

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Lou Reed’s Sister Opens Up About Reed’s Mental Health + Electroshock Therapy Treatments

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Lou Reed will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Saturday (April 18) as a solo artist.

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10 Memorable Performances From the History of SXSW

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David Wolff : Jo Hale : Scott Gries, Getty Images

We’re less than a month away from this year's SXSW Music Festival!

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