RIP It Up With Lou Reed

Posted by admin on Monday Oct 28, 2013 Under Art, Brown Bread x, Magic, Rock'n'Roll, Spoken Word, Timeless

Lou Reed – Rock And Roll Heart – amazing documentary 1998 (75 mins)

Rock And Roll Heart traces Lou Reed’s career from before the formation of the Velvet Underground to rock icon status to his more recent artistic endeavors. Includes rare and vintage footage plus interviews with David Bowie, John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Patti Smith, Thurston Moore, David Byrne, Jim Carroll, Dave Stewart and Philip Glass – and even Holly Woodlawn and ‘Little’ Joe Dallesandro, the drag queen and the street hustler immortalized by Reed in ‘Walk on the Wild Side’. A superb documentary – and the only one – about this hugely influential and uncompromising American artist. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for American Masters.

God bless you, Lou. And Nico and Sterling Morrison and Andy Warhol, with love & gratitude x

From the book ‘U2 Faraway So Close’ words & photography by & ©
BP Fallon (Virgin Publishing) 1993 >>>



Outside It’s Europe – Moe Tucker, Bono, Sterling Morrison, John Cale & Lou Reed. Photography by & © BP Fallon 1993

The VU & Andy Warhol in LA 1966 – Nico, Andy, Moe Tucker, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison & John Cale

The Health And Happiness Club – Lou & Nico 1965

David Bowie & Iggy Pop in T.Rex t-shirt & Lou Reed 1971. Photography by Mick Rock

Peel Slowly And RIP

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