Rock pioneer Lou Reed has passed away at the age of 71.
In addition to his raucous solo career, he co-founded the Velvet Underground, considered one of the most influential rock groups of all time.
John Cale, the band’s co-founder, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, just posted the following to Facebook:
Cale and drummer Moe Tucker are the band’s only remaining original members. Founding guitarist Sterling Morrison died in 1995.
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