Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground (Bo10039) by Diana Clapton

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In a breezy tone, Reed’s Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground book wife Bettye Kronstad writes of the five-year period,between the end of the Velvet Underground and Reed’s third solo album Berlin. Kronstad makes an Author: Niina Pollari. A must read for Lou Reed & Velvet Underground fans. The author knew Lou Reed well on a personal level and gave him unprecedented access to windows of his soul and parts of his life you will probably only read on this book.

Definitely not a boring biography but an adventure that happened in real life!4/5. The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground from Howard Sounes is, like most biographies, both enlightening and maddening. That is the nature of the beast. As biographies go, especially of someone as volatile and private as Lou Reed, this volume succeeds far more than it /5.

As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and coruscating noise, violated all definitions of genre while speaking /5(58).

The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground from Howard Sounes is, like most biographies, both enlightening and maddening. That is the nature of the beast. As biographies go, especially of someone as volatile and private as Lou Reed, this volume succeeds far more than it fails.

I wasn't aware when I started the book that it is a 4/4(16). Lou Reed at Panathinaikos stadium in Athens, (Reuters) The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground, by Howard Sounes (Diversion Books, pp., $) T Author: Robert Dean Lurie. Howard Sounes' Notes From the Velvet Underground is a beautifully considered book, with enough detail about the life and career of Lou Reed for the geeks, enough context for the historians, and 8/ Spanning over six decades of Lou Reed's vivid and powerful lyrics, from the Velvet Underground through all of his solo albums and collaborations.

The book also features new essays by Martin Scorsese, Laurie Anderson, and James Atlas. Mix - Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes YouTube. The Velvet Underground - Im Gonna Move Right In. - Duration: camel monkey 2, views.

RELEASED YouTube. Lou Reed is the focus of a new biography from Howard Sounes titled Notes from the Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou the book covers the usual highlights, such as the late musician’s. Velvet Underground and Lou Reed story, based on interviews with Lou Reed.

Fully illustrated with a good assortment of photographs. "Lou Reed: Between The Lines by Michael Wrenn is a commentary on one of the most extraordinary of all rock 'n' roll stories.

Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground - Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground at Discogs. Complete your Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground collection.4/5(49).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Proteus, Description: pages: illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm. In the late s, Lou Reed and his former Velvet Underground bandmate John Cale collaborated on what would become Songs for Drella, a tribute album to the Velvets’ former patron, Andy Warhol.

The cover of Alice Bailey’s book. Recently, I was reading a feature about Jonathan Richman in a issue of SPIN. This startling (to me, anyway) quote from Lou Reed jumped off the page: One of my big mistakes was turning [Richman] on to Alice Bailey, that’s where that insect song comes from. I said, “Do you know, Jonathan, that insects are a manifestation of.

Lou Reed, byname of Lewis Allan Reed, (born March 2,Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died OctoSouthampton, New York), singer-songwriter whose place in the rock pantheon rests primarily on his role in guiding the Velvet Underground, a New York City-based quartet that produced four poor-selling but enormously influential studio albums under Reed’s direction.

The Velvet Underground were little more than a rumor when Lou Reed left the band inbut bythanks to Reed's success as a solo artist, the Velvets had become a bona fide cult item, and that year Mercury Records released a two-record set compiled from tapes from shows in Dallas and San Francisco entitled Velvet Underground album featured a Price: $ Band.

The New York band The Velvet Underground, founded inwas named after the book. Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison's friend, filmmaker Tony Conrad, found a copy lying in the on has reported the group liked the name, considering it evocative of "underground cinema," and fitting, due to Reed's already having written "Venus in Furs", inspired by Leopold.

"Notes From the Velvet Underground," is a biography of Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, which is best described as a warts-and-all account of a singer-songwriter who had a remarkable, controversy-packed life, and a lasting influence on many people, including musicians who are distinguished in their own right/5(29).

To those of us who spent our college years debating whether we should stick the Velvet Underground’s White Light/White Heat on the turntable one more time or spare our dorm-mates the 2 a.m. noise by just melting down the vinyl and ingesting it — sure that VU front man Lou Reed would approve — it’s still something of a surprise, albeit a welcome one, that Reed.

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The accompanying text, written by Bernard Comment, gives his views on the photographic work of Lou Reed. Reed presents his photographs as a collection of photography. “the words, music, and rhythm of the Velvet Underground: Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker, and Doug Yule.” (applause) Not here but also vital to the story, the late Nico, John Cale, and the late, very great Sterling Morrison.

(applause) Now, part of the occasion is celebrating this new book New York Art: The Velvet Underground, which is an amazing. Just Announced: Lou Reed's book of lyrics 'I’ll Be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics,' long out of print, is updated with intros by his widow Laurie Anderson, director Martin Scorsese, and author James Atlas, including lyrics to his final album 'Lulu'—out November.

The Velvet Underground era Lou Reed: Kent No Copa model. Japanese brand "Guyatone" export model; co-using with Sterling; used on the rehearsal scene appeared in Andy Warhol's movie Up-Tight, on EPI shows; Gretsch Country Gentleman. double cutaway body.

Velvet Underground Live with Lou Reed This was my introduction to The Velvet Underground sometime inI have owned both the red label original and the "buildings" label repress version from I was in my last 2 years of high school, and "my life was saved by rock-n-roll"/5().

On the latter point, at least, Ms. Anderson may overlap with Howard Sounes, the author of the controversial new Lou Reed biography, “Notes From the Velvet Underground: The Life of Lou Reed. **** COMPELLING - The Sunday TelegraphCONTROVERSIAL Sounes' book pushes the standard Reed narrative - The New York TimesLou Reed, who died inwas best known to the general public as the grumpy New Yorker in black who sang 'Walk on the Wild Side'.

To his dedicated admirers, however, he was one of the most innovative and intelligent /5(8). The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground By Howard Sounes pp. $ Diversion Books “Prick” isn’t a word that Author: Bob Ruggiero. Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage.

A lost batch of unreleased recordings that Lou Reed made in — a dozen tracks that were inspired by a book written by one-time Velvet Underground.

Listen to your favorite songs from Velvet Underground Live with Lou Reed Vol. 1 by The Velvet Underground & Lou Reed Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now. The cassette, discovered at the Andy Warhol Museum, finds the Velvet Underground musician performing snippets from his mentor’s book.

Andy Warhol with Lou Reed at Studio 54 in Credit Author: Ben Sisario. The Velvet Underground on Google; The Velvet Underground at Discog; Inthe same year the Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show to sing "I Want to Hold Your Hand," a year-old songwriter by the name of Lou Reed was introduced to the classical musician John Cale.

Both Reed and Cale were born inalthough they were raised in. Lou Reed may be a rock legend, the founding member of the Velvet Underground, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a man so cool that fans keel over in the reflection of his mirrored shades.

Lou Reed was an American musician best known for co-founding the Velvet Underground, and his five-decade long career as a solo artist. Reed's papers date from toand chronicle his career through audio and video recordings, office files, photographs, artwork, and press clippings. The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Ste.

I met Lou at Max’s Kansas City in The Velvet Underground played two sets a night for several weeks that summer.

The critic and scholar Donald Lyons was shocked that I. The book is Up-Tight: The Velvet Underground Story by Victor Bockris (who also wrote the Lou Reed bio called Transformer) and Gerard Malanga, one of the major photographers of the Warhol scene.

(See for books about Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, and others by Victor Bockris. On stage were Reed, drummer Maureen Tucker, and bassist Doug Yule; the event was in honor of The Velvet Underground: New York Art, a sumptuous new coffee table book. Lou Reed was doing surprising things with guitars even before he started the Velvet Underground in As a staff songwriter for a hack mid-Sixties label called Pickwick Records, he penned and produced a dance craze single called “The Ostrich” which featured what the author called The Ostrich Guitar: a conventional electric with all six.

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