Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a commercial failure in the late 1960s, the group has gained a considerable cult following in the ... more »
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''I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine.''Lou Reed (b. 1944), U.S. rock musician. Evening Standard (London, June 8, 1989).