Updated: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:45:00 GMT
Lou Reed dies: his life in pictures

Lou Reed's life in pictures

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In 1972, Reed embarked on a solo career away from The Velvet Underground. In 1973 he scored success with his solo hit 'Walk on the Wild Side' from the album Transformer, which is still considered one of his greatest of his lifetime.

Other albums he released during his solo career include Metal Machine Music, Rock and Roll Heart and Sally Can't Dance.