Lou Reed The Life

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    From recording one of the most critically acclaimed albums of all time with THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO (1967), to heavy drug abuse and performing in front of the Pope, Lou Reed's story is one of great peaks and deep lows. Forever dedicated to his art, he became one of modern music's most legendary and seismic figures.

    Although a controversial, outspoken and undoubtedly misunderstood musician, Lou Reed's influence on popular culture cannot be overstated. He brought avant-garde to the mainstream with the Velvet Underground and his solo work was pronounced a revelation.

    Other Releases by Lou Reed

    Lou ReedWords & Music, May 1965Light In The Attic
    Light in the Attic Records, in cooperation with Laurie Anderson, proudly announces the inaugural title in their ongoing Lou Reed Archive Series 'Words...
    • – I'm Waiting for the Man
    • – Men of Good Fortune
    • – Heroin
    • – Too Late
    • – Buttercup Song
    • – Walk Alone
    • – Buzz Buzz Buzz
    • – Pale Blue Eyes
    • – Stockplie
    • – Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
    Lou ReedI'm So Free: 1971 RCA DemosSony CMG
    On October 27th, 1971, Lou Reed walked into the first recording session of his solo career.I’m So Free: The 1971 RCA Demosis a collection of those rare...
      Lou ReedTransformer (1972)RCA Victor
      All important seminal 1972 post-Velvet Underground Lou includes VIcious, Walk on the Wild Side, Perfect Day, Satellite of Love ... nuff tunes!

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        Sam SmithGloria
        New album includes "Unholy" + 2 bonus tracksLimited edition clear vinyl
          Pacific Breeze Volume 3: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1975-1987
          Light in the Attic’s Pacific Breeze series has supplied the world’s growing legions of Japanese music fans with an expertly curated selection of the...
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            The WhatnautsWhatnauts On The Rocks
            **As sampled by De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest!** While "You Forget Too Easy" could be played on any lowrider mixtape, "I'm So Glad I Found You"...
            • – You Forget Too Easy
            • – Heads Up
            • – Hurry Up And Wait
            • – I'm So Glad I Found You
            • – Only People Can Save The World
            • – Blues Fly away
            • – Why Can't People Be Colors Too?
            • – Ooh Baby Baby
            • – Help is On The Way (Bonus Track)
            Gilles Peterson BOOK! Limited HardbackLOCKDOWN FM: BROADCASTING IN A PANDEMIC
            LITERALLY DOWN TO THE LAST 20 COPIES IN THE WORLD! Lockdown FM: Broadcasting In a Pandemic is a 600+ page cultural documentation of a year in lockdown....
              Soul Jazz Records hoodie (orange)
              Brand new Soul Jazz Records Functional Outer Wear Product #1 Exclusive to Sounds of the Universe Short-run limited edition orange hoodie (large) with...
                Soul Jazz Records sweatshirt (green)
                Exclusive to Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe Short-run limited edition green sweatshirt (large) with design.
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                      Birdlegs And PaulineBirdlegs And Pauline
                      Among the rarest albums from Jim Kirchstein’s Wisconsin-based Cuca label, 1964’s Birdlegs & Pauline runs a playful gamut of girl group soul, sultry...
                        To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown : An Autobiography by Berry Gordy (1994)by Berry Gordy
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                          A History of the Jamaican Recording IndustryBook Three : THE UPSETTER TO THE COMPUTER ‘FROM THE BLACK ARK TO FIREHOUSE
                          THE UPSETTER TO THE COMPUTER ‘FROM THE BLACK ARK TO FIREHOUSE featuring Lee Scratch Perry, King Jammys, King Tubby, Augustus Pablo!!! Superb hardback...
                            Sun Ra: Art on Saturn NEW BOOKThe Album Cover Art of Sun Ra's Saturn Label
                            Drawn from private collections around the world, this is the first comprehensive collection of the Saturn label’s printed record covers, along with...
                              Hiatus KaiyoteChoose Your Weapon (Deluxe Version)
                              The band have received overwhelming critical acclaim for their releases and live shows, and have fans in the industry’s leading figures like Prince,...
                                Various ArtistsEddie Piller & Dean Rudland present: Acid Jazz (Not Jazz)
                                A compilation of the finest early 1990s underground club sounds, presented by Eddie Piller and Dean Rudland.As Acid Jazz began a period of extraordinary...
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                                • Humble Souls – Beads, Things & Flowers
                                • Marden Hill – Come On
                                • The Subterraneans – Last Night Beats
                                • A Man Called Adam – APB
                                • The Quiet Boys – Modal (Blue Train Dub)
                                • A-Zel – Jazz Jupiter (Da Scat Mix)
                                • Dhama B vs. Ace of Clubs – Everything Is Going To The Beat
                                Abdel Halim HafezMawood
                                Wewantsounds is delighted to reissue 'Mawood' one of the cornerstones of Egyptian music, recorded in 1971 by legendary Arabic singer Abdel Halim Hafez,...
                                  Soul Jazz Records presents Studio One Soul (Black vinyl edition)
                                  New classic black vinyl pressing More classic Reggae from Jamaica's most important label ever . Studio One Soul tracks the link between American Funk...
                                    Ephemeral Scents for Infinite Listens
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                                      Members Only HARDBACK BOOK(V.Ltd. 1st Edn. Individually numbered)
                                      Deluxe hardback book - 432 pages! … every first edition book is individually numbered as a throwback to many of the original membership cards. Members...
                                        NEW BOOK! Boss Reggae From PamaForeword by Harry Palmer
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                                          London Rave Flyers 1990-1996
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                                            Sinatra: A Complete LifeBy J. Randy Taraborrelli
                                            One of the best books on Sinatra with Taraborrelli unbiased in his opinion and gives the good and bad of his character.
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                                              ElvisBy Albert Goldman
                                              Great book!
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                                                  UK 1981 first edition hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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                                                The Song Company - Burden of Truth: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Gatefold 12" Transparent Red Vinyl LPGavin Bryars' Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet + Antony Pitts' Transiens
                                                BACK IN STOCK!500 copies only in the world! Superb hypnotic leftfield vocal modern classical LP - exclusive to Sounds of the Universe. Very limited copies! Specially...
                                                • – Gavin Bryars' Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet
                                                • – Transiens
                                                Taj MahalAutobigoraphy of a bluesman
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                                                  Soul Jazz Records presentsStudio One Classics
                                                  Soul Jazz Records’ new 20th anniversary one-off limited-edition heavyweight special-edition purple coloured double vinyl pressing + download code and...
                                                  • The Skatalites – El Pussycat Ska
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                                                  • Alton Ellis – I'm Just A Guy
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                                                  • Jennifer Lara – Consider Me
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                                                  • Michigan & Smiley – Rub A Dub Style
                                                  • Sound Dimension – Full Up
                                                  • Dennis Brown – No Man Is An Island
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                                                  New York Rockerby Gary Valentine
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                                                      Secondhand out of print edition UK paperback
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                                                    Britain's Black Population, A New Perspective2nd Edition
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                                                        Out of print edition secondhand paperback book
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                                                      Bessie : Empress of the BluesA biography by Chris Albertson
                                                      The first estimable full-length biography not only of Bessie Smith but of any black musician."--Whitney Balliett, New Yorker (on the first edition)"A remarkably...
                                                        • Original Book (600g)£15.00
                                                          1st edition UK hardback ex-library w/stamps
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                                                        Signed, Sealed and DeliveredThe Soulful Journey of Stevie Wonder
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                                                          The Killing of Tupac Shakurby cathy scott
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                                                            Out of SpaceHow UK Cities Shaped Rave Culture
                                                            Out of Space plots a course through the different UK towns and cities club culture has found a home. From Glasgow to Margate via Manchester, Sheffield...
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                                                                They Gave The Crowd Plenty Fun:West Indian Cricket and its Relationship with the British-Resident Caribbean Diaspora
                                                                In 1950, the West Indies cricket team beat England for the first time on English soil. West Indian cricket continued to provide a source of self-esteem...
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