Brace yourselves for the inevitable gushing tributes and covers, probably featuring Sting, Bono, Elton etc.
Only Cale and perhaps Bowie have the right...
And 'Perfect Day' as Xmas No 1 anyone?
Meanwhile, let's remember the albums and songs.
The Guardian have a nice feature on 6 of Lou's best songs here.
Seamus over on Vapour Trails is typically perceptive and succinct about his favorite pieces of Reed...
I'll personally will be digging out:
Songs for Drella
Walk on the Wild Side
Satellite of Love
Pale Blue Eyes
Caroline Says 11
And listen now to the sublime Coney Island Baby.
"When you're all alone and lonely..."
Who says that Lou couldn't sing?