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Watch Neil Young, Elvis Costello and Jim James pay tribute to Lou Reed

Watch Neil Young, Elvis Costello and Jim James pay tribute to Lou Reed

Neil Young, Elvis Costello and Jim James paid tribute to Lou Reed last night [October 27] at the Bridge School Benefit concert.

They performed a cover of "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'", which originally appears on the Velvet Underground's fourth album, Loaded.

Reed died yesterday. As yet, the cause of his death has not been announced.

You can read tributes to Reed from David Bowie and John Cale here.

You can read Morrissey's statement on Reed's death here.

You can read Patti Smith and David Byrne's tributes here.

You can read a 2002 interview with Reed from the Uncut archives here.

Visit our dedicated features section, with plenty of our best long pieces archived there. You can find it here.

Uncut is now available as a digital edition! Download here on your iPad/iPhone and here on your Kindle Fire or Nook.


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