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Singer-songwriter Lou Reed, whose “Walk on the Wild Side” became a rock classic, has died at the age of 71. Reed was best known for his work as guitarist and front man for the Velvet Underground and his later solo career, which spanned five decades. The news of his death was reported Sunday by Rolling Stone. The cause  was not reported, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.

A fixture on the New York rock scene who worked with Andy Warhol, Reed’s powerful guitar work and. »

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