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Rolling Stone: Lou Reed preceded alt-rock

October 29th, 2013
12:07 PM ET

The late Lou Reed was revered as a musical genius that transformed rock in New York and across the globe.

Since his death tributes have been pouring in from musical icons around the world, from David Bowie to Cyndi Lauper.

Becky Anderson speaks with Rolling Stone's Christian Hoard about Lou Reed's influence on the New York rock scene.

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