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“Venus in Furs”: 5 Things You May Not Have Known About Lou Reed

Lou Reed.

It’s a name so iconic, it needs no introduction.

From The Velvet Underground to inspiring other legendary frontmen like Julian Casablancas, Reed’s career spanned literal decades and has had an immeasurable impact on the music industry as a whole. There are a lot of things that people know about him — he worked with Andy Warhol, he wrote some incredible songs, etc. — but there’s also a lot of things people don’t know about the enigmatic frontman.

And to honor his memory, today we’re listing off some fascinating facts about the man, the myth and the legend himself, Lou Reed.

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