Remembering Lou Reed 1942-2013

Legendary rocker from the Velvet Underground and solo artist Lou Reed passed away on October 27th. You can read his obituary in the New York Times here:

Visit the display in the library to check out CDs by The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, and other notable artists who were influenced by Reed’s musical contributions, including The Stooges, Patti Smith, Talking Heads, R.E.M., Sonic Youth, Joy Division, and Gorillaz.

Lou Reed Display
Lou Reed Poster by designer Stefan Sagmeister

For additional reading, check out these ebooks from our collection about The Velvet Underground and Lou Reed. (Note: If you are trying to access an ebook from off-campus you will need to log in with your Net ID and password.)

Velvet Underground's The Velvet Underground and Nico by Joe Harvard

The Velvet Underground by Richard Witts

Pass Thru Fire: The Collected Lyrics by Lou Reed

All Yesterdays' Parties: The Velvet Underground in Print, 1966-1971 by Clinton Heylin