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AUDIO: Lou Reed (1996)

Jim Sullivan, Rock's Backpages audio, January 1996

Reed talks about sonic fidelity and recording new album Set the Twilight Reeling; working with partner Laurie Anderson and their relationship; his love of “real” rock; Mitch Ryder covering the Velvets' ‘Rock & Roll’ and new bands “doing the Velvets thing”; his controversial lyrics, parental advisory stickers and Tipper Gore; a recent biography of him; and Rudy Giuliani’s New York, good and bad.


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