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Thread: Lou Reed R.I.P.

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    ^
    That newspaper says he was "influential".

    Who was it that he influenced?

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    David Bowie 'Iggy Pop' 'Mott the Hoople' New York Dolls' Nico' Brian Eno' Roxy Music' Steve Harley' Jonathan Richman' Roy Wood' David Johansen' Ian Hunter 'Tom Waits' Van Morrison.......etc etc

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    A slide-show from the Guardian

    http://www.theguardian.com/music/gal...fe-in-pictures

    Nick

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    ...of all those insane 1970's parties I vaguely remember, there always seemed to be a few albums common to them all.....There was always a Lou Reed one or a Velvet Underground one in the pile......
    Influential......yes big time.....
    Also......many thanks for all the good times.....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjRaVOaVclM

    RIP

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    Loved the version of Perfect Day for the BBC's Children In Need.
    Lou Reed RIP
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marky B View Post
    Loved the version of Perfect Day for the BBC's Children In Need.
    But did they realise what it was about?

    Steve

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    I bet this highly influential songwriter was highly influenced by this�


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI9Or8rE_Dc

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    R.I.P The Godfather of Punk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Crook View Post
    But did they realise what it was about?

    Steve
    The BBC probably thought that this song had a nice title & a pleasant tune. But we know different

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    Very sad news, music has lost one of the greats.

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    King Of PUNK....
    R.I.P....

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