RIP Lou Reed, integrity personified.

RIP Lou Reed 1942 – 2013

Artist of genuine integrity and talent who fearlessly portrayed the full spectrum of life around him and who relentlessly upheld core human values;  ‘telling it like it is’ regardless of career-limiting consequences

Dirty Boulevard” from the 1989 New York album

Give us your hungry, your tired, your poor; we’ll piss all over them
  That’s what the Tory/Lib Dem coalition say.



4 thoughts on “RIP Lou Reed, integrity personified.

  1. What’s this live traffic feed bollocks. It says I’m a visitor from Caerphilly leaving a comment. We might have some Caerphilly Cheese in the fridge buty last time I looked (before the storm admittedly) our house was still in Accrington


    • Maybe the distribution warehouse where your pooter got shipped from wherever…
      or where the NSA think you live… so now they know you’re in the legendary
      terrorist hub of Accrington, be afraid my son, be very afraid. lol


    • Lou had a reputation, for sure. He was tough and he could be grumpy and bitchy, but his bitchiness came out when there was incompetence about. Didn’t matter if it was a waiter or a record producer, he’d rip someone apart if things weren’t up to scratch.
      He didn’t suffer fools gladly. That’s just the way he was, but he was also incredibly encouraging and generous. Not many human beings can manage even that.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.