Lou Reed, revered musician/singer-songwriter/punk-poet, died two years ago this week at age 71.

On this week's episode of Dad Rock, hosts Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan are joined by Justin Gay, a Reed fanatic, to discuss the influential rocker's solo career.

Plus, we announce the Dad Rock live event, Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Hard Rock Cafe in Washington, D.C.

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