Lou Reed | Artist

Lou Reed | Artist

Tags: Era_1970s, Genre_Art_Rock, Genre_Punk, Origin_USA, Type_Artist

Lou Reed was an American musician, singer and songwriter born 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the lead guitarist, singer and principal songwriter with the Velvet Underground and also had a successful solo career. Reed recorded two masterpiece albums; 1972's Transformer, which contained the hit song "Walk on the Wild Side", and the superb Berlin from the following year. Other outstanding albums include Coney Island Baby, New York, the live Rock n Roll Animal, The Blue Mask and Magic and Loss. Reed also collaborated with John Cale and they recorded the excellent Songs for Drella in memory of Andy Warhol.

Artist Website: loureed.com

Featured Albums: Lou Reed

Related Artists: Velvet Underground, John Cale, Reed & Cale, Laurie Anderson

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