[ View the story "The Passing of Rock Pioneer Lou Reed: 1942-2013" on Storify] The Passing of Rock Pioneer Lou Reed: 1942-2013 Online tributes and reaction to the passing of Velvet Underground rocker Lou Reed began pouring in Sunday afternoon after reports of his death circulated. Rolling Stone Magazine was the first to report on Reed's death.
CTVNews.ca· Sun, Oct 27 2013 11:34:21
Lou Reed has died at age 71: http://t.co/LDr2rv3X0sRolling Stone
Rock Icon Lou Reed Dies at 71 http://t.co/LGajObYKbJ http://t.co/BP2XwWVyYiHollywood Reporter
RIP Lou Reed. One of the greatest artists of our time.Ricky Gervais
My friend Lou Reed came to the end of his song. So very sad.But hey, Lou, you'll always take a walk on the wild side. Always a perfect day.Salman Rushdie
"One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you're into jazz." - Lou Reed http://t.co/gD1KoiRA81Eric Alper
"There's only X amount of time. You can do whatever you want with that time. It's your time." - Lou Reed http://t.co/mnWbu8kpL1Eric Alper
And don't forget, this remains the photo of the party i'd most like to be at - RIP Lou Reed (photo @TheRealMickRock) http://t.co/GOumtcD9eeMatt Everitt
Lou Reed forever defined the beautifully blue Sunday morning. It feels like a wry touch to hear the sad news about him at such a time.B.J. Novak
Lou Reed's Freeport High School yearbook photo from 1959: http://t.co/t0yeyRNfMkMeredith Frost
Lou Reed - The Velvet Underground - songwriter and guitarist, Died aged 71. RIP http://t.co/QhEsJoxG5CMusicInPictures
Se ha muerto Lou Reed... Anda que no he puesto veces este disco... Se está muriendo gente que no se ha muerto nunca http://t.co/y6mNMG1utkDaniel de Gustin
A message on posted early Sunday on Reed's Twitter and Facebook pages read simply: 'The Door.'
The Door http://t.co/IcNmsdM96pLou Reed