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Lou Reed: Street Hassle

Jon Savage, Sounds, 11 March 1978

WHAT DO you expect from someone who's been playing rock'n'roll for nearly 15 years, in a business where age is to be feared rather than rewarded? Mmm. The main current line on Lou Reed is that he's washed up, riding on his past hefty rep, turning out dull and anonymous product for the $$$$, that his particular creative well (or spring) has run dry...

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