lou reed

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. Billboard reports that Reed’s last will and testament has been filed in a New York court, and its terms are as elegantly simple…
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. Anderson, an eclectic artist and inventor who recorded some of the best-reviewed avant-garde rock albums of t…
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. Vintage Vinyl News reports that a number of Reed and VU reco…
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. The New York Times reports that Dr. Charles Miller, who…