Lou Reed

Joan Jett (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.

10/09/2014

Lou Reed

Lou Reed’s Estate Valued At Over $20 Million

The estate of the late Lou Reed is worth over $20 million, and has been bequeathed to his wife — musician Laurie Anderson — and his sister.

07/01/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

Government and school officials at a memorial luncheon for Lou Reed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Pays Tribute To Native Lou Reed

Reed, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who graduated Freeport High School in 1959, died Sunday morning of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant. He was 71.

10/30/2013

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Lou Reed Dead At 71

Born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island, Reed fronted the highly influential band the Velvet Underground and experienced much success as a solo artist.

10/27/2013

Lou Reed is seen in Estoril, Portugal - Nov 5, 2010 - Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images

Lou Reed Helping NY’s Japan Society Raise Disaster Relief Funds

In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.

03/17/2011