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A walk on the mild side

Heroin … will be the death of me. – Lou Reed

I don’t regret my time as a heroin addict. It taught me a lot about mood altering drugs, pleasure and pain, myself and the society I live in.

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May 2015 Playlist

May 2015 Playlist

“Comes a time
when you’re driftin’
Comes a time
when you settle down” – Neil Young

I think it’s about time I do some driftin’.

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Los Angeles

Nightman Listens To - Lou Reed - Transformer

When I started writing this series of Listens To! posts, my idea was to:

A: Listen to the tonnes of albums I have acquired over the years that I hadn’t bothered to actually listen to yet and give my thoughts as I listened for the first time. 896 more words


DJ Lou Reed, at WPIX-FM, January 1979

Good morning rude girls, rude boys!

I’m sticking with the general theme of the past few months of Sundays, where I elaborate a theme from my book — which, as folks on twitter may know, just received a silver Independent Publisher Book Award in the popular culture category. 327 more words

Popular Music History


You are a solo artist or the face of your band. The music is complete and the record company asks for your thoughts on the cover of the album. 177 more words