Lou Reed
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Lou Reed Biography (Wikipedia)

Lewis Allan "Lou" 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, Transformer (1972), was produced by David Bowie and arranged by Mick Ronson, and brought mainstream recognition. After Transformer, the less commercial 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 No. 10 on the Billboard 200, but for a period Reed's work did not translate into sales, leading him deeper into drug addiction and alcoholism. Reed cleaned up in the early 1980s, and gradually returned to prominence with New Sensations (1984), reaching a critical and commercial later career peak with his 1989 album New York.

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Satellite Of Love
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Walk On The Wild Side
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Vicious
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Vicious
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Perfect Day
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Perfect Day
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I Love You, Suzanne
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I Love You, Suzanne
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Busload Of Faith
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Busload Of Faith
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Satellite Of Love 2004
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Satellite Of Love 2004
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New York Telephone Conversation
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New York Telephone Conversation
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Last Great American Whale
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Glastonbury: 1992
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1992

Glastonbury: 1992

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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