Sonic Youth

Lou Reed attends the opening of his photographic exhibition, "Romanticism", at the Congress Center of Estoril during the Estoril Film Festival 2010 in Estoril, outskirts of Lisbon, on November 5, 2010. AFP PHOTO/PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lou Reed, Iconic Punk Poet, Dead At 71

Reed, who died Sunday at age 71, radically challenged rock’s founding promise of good times and public celebration.