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Lou Reed: How Lou Saw The White Light

Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, 18 December 1976

LOU REED, the crafty old rock 'n' roll fox, is alive and kicking. In fact, he's standing in the lobby of the Los Angeles Hyatt House Hotel looking more like a boy scout than the legendary doper on his last legs. His t-shirt is navy blue, straight out of a Top Shop-type chain store, and there's nothing extraordinary about his straight jeans either.

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