Lou reed wrote an essay for aspen no3 - the pop-art issue that andy warhol edited, in 1966 - some months before the appearance of the velvet underground's first album. Rocker lou reed with wife laurie lou reed essay anderson a kiss backstage at arts on the highwire, a benefit concert for the new york arts recovery fund at musique and mystique unveiled. Reprint of a cool village voice essay by james wolcott from 1976 about lou reed and the new york scene it's only 6 years after the velvets disbanded.
Für den us-rolling-stone hat laurie anderson einen essay über ihren verstorbenen ehemann lou reed verfasst: wir hatten im fahrstuhl opernlieder gesungen. Free essay: fannie lou hamer if the freedom democratic party is not seated now, i question lou reed's, the blue mask although the visionary singer, song writer, lou reed, gained his fame in the.
Lou reed (2 march 1942 - 27 october 2013) was an influential american rock singer-songwriter and guitarist he first came to prominence as the guitarist and principal singer-songwriter of the velvet underground (1965-1970) my week beats your year in the liner notes of metal machine music. Rolling stone pays tribute to lou reed, the outsider who changed the course of rock & roll, on the in an exclusive essay for rs, laurie anderson reflects on her 21-year relationship with reed and his. Metallica drummer lars ulrich has paid tribute to his hero and friend lou reed in a he adds, i first met lou in copenhagen about ten years ago he was in copenhagen at an amusement. Lou reed, who died on sunday, was by any measure one of the most influential rock performers of his time, particularly for his work with the velvet underground during the mid- and late 1960s. Watch lou reed perform coney island baby in this clip from 1984 read lou reed: in his own words to explore lou's own words on his instantly recognizable songs: https.
In an extract from his new biography of lou reed, rock writer anthony decurtis reflects on the icon he knew personally. Rocker lou reed with wife laurie anderson a kiss backstage at arts on the highwire, a benefit concert for the new york arts recovery fund at the hammerstein ballroom. Read laurie anderson's farewell to lou reed in full in a longer essay as part of this month's rolling stone tribute to reed, anderson told of how she first met the velvet underground frontman. Berlin lou reed released july 1973 released just months after his 1972 smash hit transformer, berlin, lou reed's third solo album, was a far cry from what most expected of the growing legend. But what lou reed also would've wanted was for people to have a healthy disregard for the wishes of dead rock gods so it's in that spirit that we're going to add a bit more to the heap of reasons why he.
Lou reed's widow laurie anderson and bono have penned tribute essays about the late rocker for the new issue of rolling stone magazine the former velvet underground frontman. Since lou reed's passing on october 27, the late icon has been honored many times over by a slew of artists among those who paid tribute to the velvet underground co-founder: vu bandmate john cale. Lou reed (march 2, 1942 - october 27, 2013) was an american rock artist originally from brooklyn, new york, usa especially while a member of the the velvet underground in the 1960s, reed broke. This is an essay by merrill reed weiner on her brother's childhood, from her perspective would lou have become the artist he became without the furious anger that the treatments engendered. Lou reed was a founding member of the legendary velvet underground, as well as a solo recording discover highlights from the library's newly acquired lou reed archive documenting reed's more.
Laurie anderson has paid searingly personal tribute to her late husband, lou reed anderson has already marked reed's passing with an obituary in their local paper, the east hampton star. Reed, lou (1942—) lou reed, both as a solo artist and as a member of the velvet underground, had an extraordinary influence on the history of rock and roll from the 1960s through. Lou reed & the velvets nigel trevena white light publications, 36 pages, uk, 1973 bantam, uk, 1973 (2nd printing) first known booklet about lou reed and the velvets 36 pages with articles. Lou and i played music together, became best friends and then soul mates, traveled, listened to and criticized each other's work, studied things together (butterfly hunting, meditation, kayaking.
Credit: lou reed when adam yauch died last year, a simple obituary didn't seem like the best way to similarly, it's impossible to quantify, in a simple essay, the seismic effect of lou reed's music. Where lou reed used to stare death down (particularly in the black-blooded berlin), he there's a certain rectitude in lou reed's total lack of rectitude: one can imagine him sharing a piss with celine.
In an essay for rolling stone, anderson described her relationship with reed in intimate detail perhaps the most touching part of the whole essay is her description of lou's passing.