Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71

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    (CNN) -- Lou Reed, who took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71.
    The publicist, Peter Noble, confirmed Reed's death but released no details. Reed had undergone a liver transplant in May, his wife, the musician/performance artist Laurie Anderson, disclosed over the summer.
    Reed was a rock pioneer who went from record label songwriter to a member of the short-lived but innovative and influential Velvet Underground. The band and Reed's solo work tackled taboo topics like drug addiction, paranoia and sexual deviancy in songs that were largely spare, muscular and often saturated in feedback.

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    a repost yes but i have my reasons.
     
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    you're kidding, right?
     
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    This is worse than the spinoff threads. :grad:
     
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    what are the reasons Dawg?
     
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    remember, i'm watching dawg watching me. and i know he's posting this to test why there are so many visitors here at the dawgshed.

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    Just let the thread drop.
     
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    Top search on Google right now is just how i pasted the title :)
     
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    sup Dave :coffee:
     
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    ah, it's business
     
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    You guys go back to pulling your weenies. Let me worry about the business end.
     
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    Thread needs tags
     
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    I just hope Art Garfunkel is OK.
     
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    Dawg is a genius! :grad:
     
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    Ok
     
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    told you.

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