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The Roughnecks

The Roughnecks were one of the studio-only groups that released tracks to which Lou Reed contributed in the mid-’60s, when he was an employee songwriter and session musician in the spending budget/exploitation label Pickwick. From the four Pickwick-era Reed-associated slashes that surfaced around the Velvet Underground rarities bootleg The Velvet …

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Lou Reed

The career of Lou Reed defied capsule summarization. Like David Bowie (whom Reed straight inspired in lots of ways), he produced over his picture often, mutating from theatrical glam rocker to strung-out junkie to avant-garde noiseman to right rock and roll & roller for your common man. Few would deny …

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