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Influential rocker who founded the Velvet Underground passed away from undisclosed causes
By Alex Baker
Lou Reed, the singer/songwriter/guitarist who is best known for being a founding member of the Velvet Underground, passed away Sunday in Long Island at the age of 71. Although the cause of death remains undisclosed at this time, Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.
Reed began his more than 50 years in the music business in the early Sixties as an in-house songwriter… Read More
Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”
Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.
Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: Not… Read More