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Obituary: Lou Reed

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Alan Green
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From Rolling Stone

All together now - "And the coloured girls go doo, de doo, de doo, doo de doo doo...."

"Be good at what you can do" - Fingerbanger"
I have always felt that it is better to do what is beautiful than what is 'right'" - Eliot Fisk
Wedding music and guitar lessons in Essex. Listen at:

Posted : 27/10/2013 4:53 pm
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Just saw that in the local news. He'll be missed.

Guitar teacher offering lessons in Plainfield IL

Posted : 27/10/2013 5:33 pm
Rocket Dog
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Not a good day for rock and roll that's for sure.

Posted : 28/10/2013 7:07 am
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I did read the news. Sad news. R.I.P.

Posted : 31/10/2013 4:09 pm
Vic Lewis VL
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Another of the greats - and a true rock'n'roll pioneer - gone.

Mind you, I can't tell you how many times I've cursed him when I've tried to play "Sweet Jane" (easy enough, D A G Bm G and A for the verses, and D and G for the choruses) and sing it at the same time (again, I can do a pretty fair impression of his vocal line, got the phrasing down to a tee) - putting guitar and vocal together is a real pain for that song! Vicious is easier, Waiting For The Man not too hard, and Walk on the Wild Side pretty easy - and thanks to Dan (Laz) for showing me the bass line!

RIP, will be greatly missed.

:-( :-( :-(


"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)

Posted : 03/11/2013 10:28 pm
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I was a huge fan of Lou Reed back in the 70's, they had a special on yesterday morning about him, After that I had to break out some of his songs to listen to.

Rock and Roll Animal was/is one of my all time favorite albums.

We'll miss you Lou.

"It's all about stickin it to the man!"
It's a long way to the top if you want to rock n roll!

Posted : 04/11/2013 12:51 pm