Hank Williams, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Aaron Neville and Chic are also among the artists who will have their songs and albums inducted into the 2015 GRAMMY Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremony will take place Cleveland’s Public Hall on April 18, 2015; tickets go on sale this Thursday.
Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
The Velvet Underground Announce 45th Anniversary Six CD Package, Including Previously Unreleased Album
Fans of the legendary band fronted by Lou Reed will finds lots to love in this extensive re-release.
This installment is taken from a 1989 interview with Lou Reed, discussing his then-new album New York and the song “Dime Store Mystery.”
Dick Wagner, celebrated guitarist known for his work with Alice Cooper, KISS and Lou Reed, has died. He was 71.
While both Patti Smith and Bono eloquently eulogized Reed back in November, Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker shared her memories of the frontman and songwriter with The Guardian.
For all those people wondering what Macaulay Culkin has been up to lately, it seems he’s been working on his music. Specifically, pizza-themed renditions of Velvet Undergound and Lou Reed songs.
According to Reed’s Facebook page, the memorial will be held tomorrow (Thursday) from 1:00-4:00 p.m. EST at The Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace at Lincoln Center.
“He has been there all of my life. He will always be pressed to my heart. Thank God for those, like Lou, who move within their own laws, otherwise imagine how dull the world would be.”