Print > Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 03:50:45 -0400> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Excellent Lou Reed rememberance> To: [log in to unmask]> > What a great piece, and a great summary of my feelings about Lou as well. > > I had the privilege of remastering the VU & Nico Deluxe Edition and the> Velvet Underground Quine Tapes box set several years ago, both of which I> consider true highlights of my professional life. While I never got to meet> or work with Lou, I did meet Robert Quine, who while slightly aloof at> first, was a gentleman, and a true scholar of the guitar. A master of his> craft. He was also one of Lou's biggest fans. > > We spent several hours that day transferring his audience recordings from> the VU concerts in 1969. He would recall 40+ year-old set lists from memory.> He told stories about how the band would eagerly listen to his tapes right> after their shows and sometimes ask for copies. How he would stop recording> in between songs to preserve as much cassette tape as possible. How he would> travel with Lou and the band to different cities to record them. And how> much he learned from Lou. > > Later, after he became Lou's guitarist for The Blue Mask, they had had a> major falling out. I got the impression that Quine was still upset about it,> and didn't really understand why it happened. But listening back to those> tapes that day with us, he became the biggest Lou Reed fan in the world once> again. > > Sadly, both of them are gone now (Quine due to heroin ironically). But this> one will take a while to get past.> > > > On Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:25:04 -0400, Aaron L. Rosenblum> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:> > >Another terrific remembrance from music writer and Lou fanatic Matt> >Krefting. Okay, he's also a lifelong friend and bandmate of mine, but I> >stand by his piece quite apart from any of that:> >> >> >> >Aaron> >> >Aaron L. Rosenblum> >> >Assistant Curator of Special Collections> >> >The *Filson* Historical Society> >> >1310 South Third Street> >> >Louisville, KY 40208> >> >502.635.5083 x 269 (phone)> >> >502.635.5086 (fax)> >> >[log in to unmask]> >> >> >=========================================================================