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Lewis Allan (Lou) Reed

Lewis Allan (Lou) Reed


Artist: Lewis Allan “Lou” Reed

Dates: 2 March 1942 – 27 October 2013

Nationality: American

Title of Song: Walk On the Wild Side

Brief Biography: Reed was a guitarist, singer and songwriter. In the 1960s he was the guitarist and principal songwriter for The Velvet Underground. As a teenager Reed received electroconvulsive therapy with the intent on curing his bisexuality; it didn’t! He was also a long term supporter of the Free Tibet movement.