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Pop Rocks: Lou Reed showed us how an artist should be: creative

I wanna be a singer like Lou Reed. ? Pixies When I talk, or write...of pioneering art rock iconoclast Lou Reed, not one but two people very close two me offered anecdotes about their Lou Reed fandom. The first was Doug Elser...
Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71

NEW YORK - Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock n' roll who profoundly influenced generations...once slugged David Bowie when Bowie suggested he clean up his life."Lou Reed is the guy that gave dignity and poetry and rock n' roll to smack...
Killers collect B-sides, rare tracks for 'Sawdust'

...Brandon Flowers feels lazy. Blame it on Lou Reed, the veteran rocker who taught the...How did you end up working with Lou Reed? A: This was a song that ... should...duet and we're all very big fans of Lou Reed. We thought it was worth a shot to...
Awards go to creative designers

...the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. The presenters included Alexis Stewart (Martha's daughter), musician Lou Reed and former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. "Designers are the unsung heroes of our society," Cooper-Hewitt director...
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Living briefs

...BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Bluegrass musician Doc Watson is 82. Actor John Cullum (Northern Exposure) is 75. Singer Lou Reed is 63. Singer Jay Osmond of The Osmonds is 50. Drummer John Cowsill of The Cowsills is 49. Country singer Larry Stewart...
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings booked for 2011 Westobou Festival

...performance," according to a release.Jones has hit the studio and stage with David Byrne, They Might Be Giants, Lou Reed and Michael Buble. The Dap-Kings' musical chops have also been in high-demand. Legendary soul icon Al Green tapped...
Joe Graves band captures moment in debut CD

...rock vocalist than a musical interpreter, his peculiar and instantly appealing style falls between the speak-sing of Lou Reed and the infectious ranting of a Pavement-era Steve Malkmus. Initially, the Dirty Left Hand worked with a standard...
Norah Jones returns as part of country cover band

...four songs of their own, including the silly closer "Lou Reed" that reveals a lighthearted side of Jones rarely, if...more than a bit like Lyle Lovett, handling the rest. "Lou Reed" is a shared affair. Jones fans will find plenty to like...
Indie bands to watch

...Britain's Mercury Prize, is an androgynous cabaret singer whose siren voice has drawn the attention of collaborators like Lou Reed and Boy George. - Spoon: After trying out a major label with "Girls Can Tell," the Austin, Texas band decided their...
Sonic Spotlight: Chris Osbon

...Beatles IF HE COULD WRITE A SONG WITH ANYONE: Neil Young DREAM CONCERT: Townes Van Zandt, Rake; Neil Young, Old Man; Lou Reed, Heroin; John Lennon, Across the Universe; Chris Osbon (with his brothers, Mike and John), Dust Fall Down.