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Obituary: Lou Reed


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From Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lou-reed-velvet-underground-leader-and-rock-pioneer-dead-at-71-20131027

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

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Just saw that in the local news. He'll be missed.

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Not a good day for rock and roll that's for sure.


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 Nuno
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I did read the news. Sad news. R.I.P.


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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, Lou....you will be greatly missed.

:-( :-( :-(

Vic

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


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 cnev
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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!


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