Ex-Alice Cooper and Lou Reed Guitarist Dick Wagner Dead at 71

By Music News Group

Image Courtesy of Dick WagnerDick Wagner, the virtuoso rock guitarist known for his work with Alice Cooper and Lou Reed, passed away on Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 71. The Detroit Free Press reports that Wagner died of respiratory failure at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, after spending two weeks in the facility’s intensive care unit following heart surgery.

Wagner played on many of Cooper’s albums during the 1970s and ’80s, and co-wrote many of the shock rocker’s songs, including such well-known tunes as “Only Woman Bleed,” “I Never …read more

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