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Peter Gabriel on Lou****https://petergabriel.com/news/tumblr-post/65331341832/oh-lou-where-have-you-gone/*****The Day Lou Reed Came To Linn*****http://blogs.linn.co.uk/music/gilad-tiefenbrun/the-day-lou-reed-came-to-linn.php         > Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:15:42 -0600> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Excellent Lou Reed rememberance> To: [log in to unmask]> > I like this piece:> http://kreftingmoondawn.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/how-do-you-think-it-feels-and-when-do-you-think-it-stops/> > > On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:> > > Here's some imagery to go along with this: Lou Reed and Nico at Scepter> > Studios, NYC, 1966:> > http://25.media.tumblr.com/**tumblr_ljcetzypnL1qbfoleo1_**500.jpg<http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ljcetzypnL1qbfoleo1_500.jpg>> >> > This blog site has a link to download the "rare" VU acetate without the> > aggressive over-processing on the commercial release:> > http://fm-shades.blogspot.com/**2007/01/velvet-underground-**> > nico-april-1966.html<http://fm-shades.blogspot.com/2007/01/velvet-underground-nico-april-1966.html>> >> > -- Tom Fine> >> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "david goren" <[log in to unmask]>> > To: <[log in to unmask]>> > Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 6:43 PM> >> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Excellent Lou Reed rememberance> >> >> >  It's been said that only 250 people bought the first Velvet Underground> >>> LP -- but every one of them went out and started a band.> >>>> >>> >>> >>> >> Actually, that stems from a 1982 quote from Brian Eno who said the VU's> >> first five records only sold 30,000 but everyone who bought one started a> >> band.> >>> >> http://blogs.wsj.com/**speakeasy/2013/10/29/how-many-**> >> albums-did-lou-reed-and-the-**velvet-underground-really-**sell/<http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/10/29/how-many-albums-did-lou-reed-and-the-velvet-underground-really-sell/>> >>> >>> >> On Oct 29, 2013, at 6:29 PM, Paul Stamler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:> >>> >>  On 10/28/2013 8:07 PM, Tom Fine wrote:> >>>> >>>> Marc Myers hits all the right points. Many obituary writers clearly> >>>> didn't understand Lou Reed, the NYC arts scene of the 60's through 80's,> >>>> and pretty much anything else that was hip and different. Lou Reed's> >>>> influence on a certain strain of rock music cannot be overstated. He may> >>>> also have influenced the fact that the Czech Republic is a stable> >>>> democracy today (one news report indicated that the Velvet Underground> >>>> strongly influenced a young Vaclav Havel to become a poet dissident).> >>>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> Peace,> >>> Paul> >>>> >>> >>> >>