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Lou Reed: The Bells

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 24 January 1979

LOU REED IS one of the major influences on '70s rock, but consistency has never been his strong point. As the creative catalyst of the Velvet Underground, he was responsible for some of the most memorable rock music ever recorded, but his checkered solo career has been a succession of artistic peaks and valleys.

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