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    Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:00:14

    Lou Reed Dead at 71 - He passed away Sunday, October 27

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    Classic rocker Lou Reed died Sunday, October 27 at age 71. It is reported that he passed away in Long Island.

    As of press time, the cause of death was not revealed, but the singer and guitarist did undergo a liver transplant in May and was battling some health issues.

    We will update you with more details as they become available.

    R.I.P. to a rock legend.

    What is your favorite Lou Reed song? Listen to some of his music to help celebrate his legacy.

    —Katie Sheehan
    10.28.13



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