Effective period / Period of releases: 1966 - 2019Famous rock'n roll group from New York. Well known for Andy Warhol's artwork and often cited as one of the most important and influential groups of their era.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 (Performer)
Lou Reed (b. 2 March 1942 - d. 27 October 2013):
Vocals, Guitar, Piano
John Cale (b. 9 March 1942):
Vocals, Electric Viola, Organ, Bass Guitar
Sterling Morrison (b. 29 August 1942 - d. 30 August 1995):
Vocals, Guitar and Bass Guitar
Maureen Tucker (b. 26 August 1944):
Lou Reed's first group with John Cale was the Primitives (along with Tony Conrad and Walter De Maria), a short-lived group assembled to issue budget-priced recordings and support an anti-dance single penned by Reed, "The Ostrich", to which Cale added a viola passage.