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Lou Reed: Saga Of A City

Wayne Robins, Newsday, 29 January 1989

FIVE-YEAR-OLDS take guns to school, 10-year-olds sell crack. Homelessness, Howard Beach, Joel and Hedda, Tompkins Square, Tawana, AIDS. Lou Reed didn't make this world, but it's becoming a world made for Lou Reed.

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