Lou Reed

Lou Reed — aka Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 — Oct. 27, 2013) — was an American singer, musician, and songwriter from Brooklyn who gained cult status fronting the Velvet Underground between 1965 and 1970. As a solo artist, he issued six studio albums and two live discs on RCA Victor between 1972 and […]

Lou Reed ‎– Transformer (1972)

Transformer is the second solo album by New York singer/songwriter Lou Reed, produced by David Bowie and released in 1972 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “Vicious” (2:55) A2. “Andy’s Chest” (3:17) A3. “Perfect Day” (3:43) A4. “Hangin’ ‘Round” (3:39) A5. “Walk on the Wild Side” (4:12) B1. “Make Up” (2:58) B2. “Satellite of Love” (3:40) B3. […]

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground were an American folk-rock/psych band from NYC, founded in 1965 by guitarist/vocalist Lou Reed and Welsh-born organist/violist John Cale. The band released two albums on Verve in 1967/68, the first featuring German vocalist Nico. Cale left the band in 1968, replaced by musician/songwriter Doug Yule, who co-led for an eponymous 1969 release […]