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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Options October 30, 2013

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
lou reed  mmm   Options     0:00:00 ()
lou reed  street hassle   Options street hassle    0:20:59 ()
lou reed  kicks   Options coney island baby    0:32:08 ()
lou reed  temporary thing   Options r&r heart    0:37:52 ()
lou reed  you wear it so well   Options Rock n roll heart    0:48:33 ()
loe reed  ocean   Options s/t    0:52:54 ()
lou reed        1:10:13 ()
Lou Vs. Lester Radio Play      Taken from Creem Magazine interview March 1975 --- Lou Reed read by Pat Byrne --- Lester Bangs read by John Allen --- special thanks to Nachum, who provided voice of Barbara, Lou's "handler"  1:11:20 ()
lou reed  mmm   Options     1:38:02 ()
lou reed  satellite of love   Options     1:49:07 ()
Lou  Lou Reed - Live In Stockholm 1974   Options     1:54:41 ()
lou reed  the bells   Options     2:45:32 ()
lou reed  think it over   Options     2:54:53 ()
lou reed  MMM   Options   SOUND SCHOLAR MATT KREFTING ON LOU... http://kreftingmoondawn.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/how-do-you-think-it-feels-and-when-do-you-think-it-stops/  2:58:05 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 6:12am George of Troy:

Morning John. Very nice start to the show.
  Wed. 10/30/13 6:18am jan thomas:

you should have played side D, locked end groove...
  Wed. 10/30/13 6:47am Nick:

Thanks so much for the Lou tribute.
  Wed. 10/30/13 6:53am B/wad:

Indeed, lovely tribute
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 6:56am EzSezz:

Beautiful to hear to all this Lou Reed so early. Did I just dream I heard New Sensations too? Thanks!
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 6:59am Yair Yona:

Such a beautiful song, Ocean
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...hungover...Lou Reed...Lou Reed hangover...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...when that aspirin is in my blood
- & I have a cup of tea
...that'll have to be good enuff for me
- & I really don't care
anymore...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:09am fred:

Good morning JA and listeners.
I'm afraid Ken will play the entire Lulu, over and over
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- well fred - you know Ken opens his Playlist early - so you can go & bug him about it!...
  Wed. 10/30/13 7:18am mto:

jeez....its like they're in the room!
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:26am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...ever get the feeling you've been cheated?...
  Wed. 10/30/13 7:26am Will:

It's the Battle of the Assholes! Lester is losing.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Lester had some good lines - re-processed - pasteurized decadence...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...was it meta-communicating or no communicating?...these & other questions...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BBC Headline: Is this the biggest wave ever surfed?
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:50am John Allen:

excellent!
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 7:58am John Allen:

hey people! This is our last week of fundraising some cashflow.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:00am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Brian Turner was @ 34% & broke down & pledged (if not paid yet) over there...shoulda done it here maybe - but it's done...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:01am John Allen:

all goes to the same place, thanks RRR
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:14am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you can't say ho-ho twinkie dingdong on the radio...altho' you could *be* one on the radio...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:19am maja:

so happy that there are archives...hello john, all
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:21am John Allen:

g'morning maja
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:25am John Allen:

Thanks for your pledge, David!
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:26am Rob W:

Everybody used to love to bash Lou's solo work, especially in the early years, but it's a lot of fun to hear all this early stuff... the studio tracks John has played are a lot of the same ones I would pick, and while it ain't the VU, it's fun to hear his '74 band, a real period piece, kinda easy listening compared to the intensity of the early-mid period Velvets...
  Wed. 10/30/13 8:29am sara:

thank you john and lou rip
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:30am northguineahills:

Rob hit the nail right there.
  Wed. 10/30/13 8:34am Nick:

Yeah, it's funny how funky the band sounds.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm certainly enjoying it. Hey - the 70s were the 70s.
...While well-steeped in my VU boxed set & stuff - to be embarrassingly honest - I still don't know a lot of Lou solo things - they remain 'legendary' to me in that they're often referenced but not played...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:43am Rob W:

Woke up too late to hear it live, but Katie and I DEFINITELY will be going to the archives later to check Nachum's John Allen Radio Theatre performance as Barbara - egads!
  Wed. 10/30/13 8:45am Jack:

Actully heard the solo stuff first, prompted me to go back to the Velvets, always thought it was great stuff!
  Wed. 10/30/13 8:46am Jack:

Just got in for the end of the live set, good set sounded like, have to go back to the archive as well.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

..I know some of the later solo stuff - 'New York' & such were pretty widely distributed, & I got 'Street Hassle' - but I still never heard 'Berlin' fergawdsake!...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:50am George of Troy:

Thanks for this, John. You did it up right.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:51am John Allen:

kind of you, george. so much lou to go around
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:51am Mike East:

Exploring Lou reed solo work is always so exciting cuz I never know what I'm getting. Could be awful could be great, but always a unique voice. I've always given him the benefit of the doubt because of the vu (much like solo Beatles album's). I'm glad there's still so much for me to explore.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:55am glenn:

lou's kinda like the van morrison of new york.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:56am Mike East:

I can see that, Glenn.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...always respected his intelligence - but his great emotional receptivity too (as famously 'thorny' as he was)...a ♓Pisces hard to grasp...
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

Nice Lou Reed tribute today.
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 8:59am northguineahills:

Bravo John!
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 9:00am John Allen:

SEE YA'LL NEXT WEEK. RIP LOU
Avatar Wed. 10/30/13 9:01am Parq:

Thanks for this, John. I've been waiting for someone to do an all Lou show.
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