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Lou Reed

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 01

Donald Fagen, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Pat Benatar, Van Halen, The Police, Queen, Shirley Bassey, Nina Hagen, Iron Maiden, Lou Reed, David Bowie. They are the 12 ’80s Throwback’ Videos selected among the 180 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Donald Fagen – New Frontier […]

Covers By Patti Smith

Patti Smith, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has covered quite a few songs while performing on the whole world stages. Some songs have landed on her albums, some not. We have selected twelve of them. They are : Don`t Smoke In Bed (Nina Simone), Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix), O Holy Night, […]

Happy Birthday Dr John. ‘Doctor Who? Doctor John!’

This day (November 21, 1940), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Malcolm John ‘Mac’ Rebennack, Jr. , a.k.a. Dr. John, an American singer-songwriter, pianist and guitarist, whose music combines blues, pop, jazz as well as Zydeco, boogie woogie and rock and roll.

RCA publish Lou Reed’s second album : ‘Transformer’ featuring…

Lou Reed’s ‘Transformer’ is his second studio album released on November 8, 1972 by RCA. Track Listing : 1.Vicious (Lou Reed) – 02:55 . 2.Andy’S Chest (Lou Reed) – 03:17 . 3.Perfect Day (Lou Reed) – 03:43 . 4.Hangin’ ‘Round (Lou Reed) – 03:39 . 5.Walk On The Wild Side (Lou Reed) – 04:12 . […]

Singing Lou Reed

To Celebrate Lou Reed, who passed away five years ago, we have selected fourteen solo artists or bands who have covered the songs Lou did either himself or with the Velvet. They are Vanessa Paradis, Dave Stewart, The Jolly Boys, Beck, Suede, Siouxsie Sioux, Mia Dyson, Cowboy Junkies, Tom Wilson, Patti Smith, Bob Seger and […]

Singing Lennon

To Celebrate John Lennon, would have turned 78 today, we have selected twelve solo artists or bands who have covered his compositions. They are Kat Edmonson, Lou Reed, Bryan Ferry, David Gilmour, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Arcade Fire, Juanes, , Marianne Faithfull, Ringo Starr, Al Green, Queen, Paul Weller Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Lou Reed sings at ‘Farm Aid’ (1985)

September 22, 1985 – Lou Reed participates next to Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and many others in the first “Farm Aid” at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois

Tori Amos releases ‘Strange Little Girls’ featuring covers of songs…

Tori Amos’ ‘Strange Little Girls’ is a concept (covers of songs written and originally performed by men) album released on September 18, 2001 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.New Age (Lou Reed) – 04:37 . 2.’97 Bonnie & Clyde (Marshall Mathers, Jeff Bass, Mark Bass) – 05:46 . 3.Strange Little Girl (Brian Duffy, Dave Greenfield, […]

Lou Reed sings for a cause (2011)

September 15, 2011 – Lou Reed with guitarist Aram Bajakian, gives a benefit concert for the Clinton Foundation, Music In Motion: Hal Willner’s Freedom Rides at Highline Ballroom in New-York City

Bruce, Chuck, Aretha et al open RRHOF (1995)

September 2, 1995 – Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and […]