Lou Reed
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1942-03-02
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Lou Reed Biography (Wikipedia)

Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the lead guitarist, singer and principal songwriter for the rock band the Velvet Underground and also had a solo career that spanned five decades. The Velvet Underground achieved little commercial success during their existence, but are now regarded as one of the most influential bands in the history of underground and alternative rock music.

After leaving the band in 1970, Reed released twenty solo studio albums. His second solo album, Transformer (1972), produced by David Bowie and arranged by Mick Ronson, brought Reed mainstream recognition. After Transformer, the concept album Berlin reached No. 7 on the UK Albums Chart. Rock n Roll Animal (a live album released in 1974) sold strongly, and Sally Can't Dance (1974) peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200, but for a period Reed's work did not translate into sales, leading him into drug addiction and alcoholism. Reed made a gradual return to prominence with New Sensations (1984), and his album New York (1989) is recognized as the height of his mid period.

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Coney Island Baby
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Perfect Day
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Perfect Day
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Walk On The Wild Side
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Walk On The Wild Side
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Satellite Of Love
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Satellite Of Love
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Vicious
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Vicious
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Disco Mystic
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Disco Mystic
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Smalltown
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Smalltown
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Goodnight Ladies
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Goodnight Ladies
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I Love You, Suzanne
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Glastonbury: 1992
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1992-06-26T21:38:20
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Jun
1992

Glastonbury: 1992

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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