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His career spanned 50 years and many of us consider Lou Reed’s music part of the background of our lives.  We have all sang along and most likely car danced to “Walk On The Wild Side” at one time or another. It is was recorded in 1972 and remains relevant today.

Tributes and articles of are coming in from around the world. Lou Reed was a true pioneer in rock in rolls history.

Lou Reed Website.

A look back at Lou Reed’s life in photos.

Rolling Stone article:

Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Leader and Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71

Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today on Long Island. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.