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Lou Reed

Andy Childs, ZigZag, September 1975

THERE WAS once a time when I thought that Lou Reed was the single most important person working in contemporary American rock 'n' roll. I thought and still think that the Velvet Underground were one of the most original and inventive bands I've ever heard, and I thought that Lou Reed wrote some truly memorable rock 'n' roll songs.

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