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Lou Reed Willed His Estate to His Wife and Sister

Lou Reed is gone, but his legacy lives on -- and the wealth his music generated during his lifetime will now be used to care for the loved ones he left behind.

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Laurie Anderson Pens Obituary for Lou Reed

The sad news of Lou Reed's passing has prompted dozens of tributes and remembrances, but it's hard to imagine his death affecting anyone as deeply as his wife, Laurie Anderson.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Celebrates Lou Reed in Heartfelt Tribute

Since rock legend Lou Reed passed away on Oct. 27, an incredible amount of musicians have offered their condolences. However, not much had been heard from the members of Metallica, who recorded the collaborative album 'Lulu' with Reed in 2011. However, one day shy of the 'Lulu' album's second anniversary, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has offered a lengthy and heartfelt tribute to Reed.

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Lou Reed Album Sales Skyrocket

If you've been listening to a lot more Lou Reed since hearing of the rock legend's death, you're not alone. Album sales from Reed and the Velvet Underground's catalog have spiked since he passed away on Oct. 27.

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Lou Reed’s Cause of Death Confirmed

There is now a confirmation of the cause of Lou Reed’s death. It has been revealed that the Velvet Underground and solo star died at his home on Long Island yesterday (Oct. 27) of an ailment that stemmed from his recent liver transplant.

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Lou Reed Remembered by David Bowie and Former Velvet Underground Bandmate John Cale

Few musicians were more closely associated with Lou Reed than David Bowie and John Cale. Both artists released statements yesterday (Oct. 27) upon hearing of Reed’s death.

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Lou Reed Dead: Rockers React

The death of Velvet Underground and solo star Lou Reed has prompted strong reactions from both his peers and the future generations of musicians who his work influenced so profoundly.

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Legendary Guitarist Lou Reed Dead at 71

Lou Reed, a highly influential songwriter and guitarist most known for his work with The Velvet Underground and a strong solo career, died Sunday at the age of 71, according to a report from Rolling Stone.

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Lou Reed Recovering From Liver Transplant Surgery

Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed is currently recovering from a liver transplant operaton which took place last month in Cleveland, Ohio, according to his wife Laurie Anderson.

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Lou Reed & Metallica Streaming ‘Lulu’ in Full

A day after releasing 30-second clips of each song on their joint effort ‘Lulu,’ Lou Reed & Metallica are now streaming the entire album online in full.

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Sample of Metallica and Lou Reed’s Song ‘The View’ Hits the Web

There’s no mistaking Metallica‘s thick guitar attack and Lou Reed‘s spoken, attitude-driven vocals in ‘The View,’ a 38-second sample of which can be heard now online in advance of their joint album, ‘Lulu.’

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