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Lou Reed Passes

by Mark Cartwright

Lou Reed has passed.  Reed passed away from complications of a liver transplant he received six moths ago in Cleveland.  Reed was a guy who danced to his own beat.  Though most people will only remember him for his song "Walk on the Wild Side" he was much more than that.  He was the anchor for The Velvet Underground, which was a hugely influential group despite only selling 30,000 copies of their debut album.  Famous producer Brian Eno once said that everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band.

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