Waiting for the Man: The Life and Career of Lou Reed

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In Waiting For The Man, Jeremy Reed focuses on Lou Reed as rock's principal literary avatar, paying special attention to his controversial lyrics and prototypical garage sound. Lou Reed influenced generations of copyists that took note of his outlaw status, ambiguous sexual orientation characterised by his seventies relationship with the transvestite Rachel, his implacable mystique, cool and defiant attitude as the narrator of subcultures. Finally the book examines the transcendent, if reluctant calm, that Reed arrived at ...

Waiting for the Man: The Life and Career of Lou Reed 2015, Overlook-Omnibus

ISBN-13: 9781468310672

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Waiting for the Man: The Life & Career of Lou Reed 2014, Omnibus Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781783055692

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