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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by zappo on Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:37 pm

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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by undo on Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:40 am

    Hold on wait, he was too good to work with Lady Gaga but actually signed off on this shit?

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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ҩ on Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:45 am

    Everytime I see that fucking commercial it pains me. Still can't believe he left us to be honest.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ted Falconi on Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:16 am

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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ted Falconi on Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:32 am

    Pete Quaife, TJenz, and probably no one else will remember a television program called Night Music, youtubed above. It was hosted by a fellow who I knew from Letterman's band called David Sanborn. It was on real late at night on Sunday in the 1980s, so as a teenager, I was rarely awake to see it. Once or twice at lunch, I heard something about who was on last night, and I went, like, oh man that was on tv and I missed it. Cuz you know, back then, we couldn't just look at live footage Sun Ra or Leonard Cohen or Joe Walsh whenever we felt like it. Weird that there was once a weekly live music show that featured lineups like

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    week in and week out on Channel 7 for a year or two.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ted Falconi on Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:38 am

    OH and I should mention, the reason I got off on this tangent in the first place.
    The "disappear and fly fly away" line on the studio recording of Dirty Blvd is one of the great moments in rock, imhfo.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ted Falconi on Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:49 am

    Ultimate going for it / not giving a fuck performance right here
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Soma on Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:50 am

    How many channels did you have in the 80s.

    I was stuck with five till like 2006.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Ted Falconi on Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:27 am

    Let's see there was 2, 5. 7, 9, 11, 32, and 44. At some point, 44 went Spanish, and around that time we got 60 and 66 which showed like Gilligan's Island type shit, and I think another Spanish station.

    In like 1983 cable came to town, and we had 36, including the above, and ESPN, MTV, A&E, WTBS, etc.

    USA was a fucking hell of a network back then.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by yancy on Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:54 am

    Ted Falconi wrote:Pete Quaife, TJenz, and probably no one else will remember a television program called Night Music, youtubed above.  
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    I definitely saw that episode, RHCP definitely played "Subway to Venus," and it was probably my first exposure to the band. Just imagine the direction my life could've gone if I hadn't stayed up past my bedtime that night.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by ? Ospink on Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:21 am

    Ted Falconi wrote:Pete Quaife, TJenz, and probably no one else will remember a television program called Night Music, youtubed above.  It was hosted by a fellow who I knew from Letterman's band called David Sanborn...
    Vaguely. That Sanborn chap was the same one who ruined Bowie's Young Americans album with his awful saxophone.

    I was recently digging through some old VHS tapes and found the episode where The Residents and Conway Twitty played together. So, that really happened. For the longest time I thought I had dreamt it.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Bruegel on Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:46 pm

    this really belongs in the silly alternative lyrics you sing over popular songs thread but I just realised I've been singing:

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    I hit you with my powder
    I do it every hour
    Oh, Baby, I'm so viscous

    for about a decade now
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Bruegel on Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:53 pm

    how many posts do you need to attain parody master status these days?
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by reuben on Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:02 pm

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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Bruegel on Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:15 pm

    better step my game up
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by vIv on Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:45 pm


    I assume that, should Agrimorfee find his way to the Garden, he would automatically be granted this venerable title.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by reuben on Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:28 pm

    I think he'd be :cutie:
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Pete Best on Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:12 pm

    It could happen to you, and it will.
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    Re: Lou Reed

    Post by Duff... on Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:48 pm

    If you don't like it, IMPROVE it.

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