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Lou Reed: Say It Again, Lou

John Morthland, Creem, December 1976

LOU REED should have a new album out by the time you read this, and unless Lou has had a change of Rock and Roll Heart in the last couple months, it contains the legendary-but-heretofore-unreleased 'I Wanna Be Black', which boasts such immortal lines as "I wanna be black and have natural rhythm, and shoot off 20 feet of jism," or "I wanna be black like Malcolm X, and put a hex on President Kennedy's grave."

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