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Thread: RIP Lou Reed

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    RIP Lou Reed

    An icon, dead at 71.

    Need I say more?
    If something is too hard to do, then it's not worth doing. You just stick that guitar in the closet next to your short-wave radio, your karate outfit and your unicycle and we'll go inside and watch TV.
    -- Homer J. Simpson

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    Senior Member LJD's Avatar
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    May 2012
    What?! NO!!

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    Junior Member DanLono53's Avatar
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    He will forever walk on the wild side of the Dirty Boulevard.

    May he Rest in Peace.


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    Senior Member Dirty Bob's Avatar
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    Totally Sucks....RIP....we do Sweet Jane in my band....Rock and Roll Animal....what a game changer.

    huge bummer.

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    Wow... That sucks.

    I've had 'Rock 'n Roll Animal' playing in my car for the last several weeks.

    Turned my 15 year old step-son on to him. He dug the peaks and valleys of 'Rock 'n Roll'.

    I know my 'life was saved by Rock 'n Roll'


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    Member thieves&foxes's Avatar
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    Location: Beautiful Cape Town, South Africa
    Current Herd: PRS P22 Eriza Verde / PRS Singlecut Hollowbody II Trampas Green / PRS SE 30 1x12
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    chief Shawn@PRS's Avatar
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    Sad news indeed. Although he only had one hit record, Lou's influence on those who came after him is immeasurable.

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    Wow- what a shame to hear. I did this fill-in gig on Thursday night and the dude leading things called out Sweet Jane and I played it with them (had never played it before in my life) and enjoyed doing so. Weird... Sad to hear.
    "You come around here with these... SOUL DESTROYERS... clad in some kinda paisley rittenou... I don't even know what rittenou means." -Greg Koch re: PRS amps

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