Here Is Patti Smith’s Tribute to Lou Reed

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UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 2000:  Photo of Lou REED; with Patti Smith  (Photo by Richard E. Aaron/Redferns)
Photo of Lou REED; with Patti Smith (Photo by Richard E. Aaron/Redferns) Photo: Richard E. Aaron/Redferns

“Before I slept, I searched for the significance of the date — October 27th — and found it to be the birthday of both Dylan Thomas and Sylvia Plath. Lou had chosen the perfect day to set sail — the day of poets, on Sunday morning, the world behind him.” —Patti Smith remember her late friend Lou Reed in this week’s New Yorker.

Here Is Patti Smith’s Tribute to Lou Reed