Lou Reed, Pioneering Rock Artist, 1942-2013

Lou Reed, famous for pioneering punk music and indie rock in the seminal band the Velvet Underground, has died. Reed also enjoyed a long solo career, in which he continued to chronicle the underworld of New York City before gentrification..

Brian Eno famously said that while the Velvet Underground sold few records, everyone that bought a copy went out and started a band.

List of our Lou Reed and Velvet Underground holdings including music recordings and books of lyrics and photographs.