With two tape decks and microphone
I bang on my guitar
Just two tape decks and a microphone
And I am a superstar

Though I may never leave this place
And all the stuff I have to face:
“Hey Lou Reed
Do you hear me?
I don’t want to be no one
I dream my dreams
Suck in my screams
I don’t want to be no one”
No no no
My walkman plays and this rain whipped train
It slowly fades away
My walkman plays and this rain whipped train
Swoops down on JFK

Though I may never leave this place
And all the stuff I have to face:
“Hey Lou Reed
Do you hear me?
I don’t want to be no one
Freaked out scenes
Amphetamines
I don’t want to be no one”
No no no

Does it get cold and alone
When you’re all on your own in NYC?
Lisa says, Caroline says, Candy says she wants to be with me
Hey Lou Reed do you hear me???!
Hey Lou Reed do you hear me???!!
Hey Lou Reed do you hear me??!!!!!


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    General CommentThis is what wikipedia says about Lou Reed
    Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed[1] (born March 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
    Reed first found prominence as the guitarist and principal singer-songwriter of The Velvet Underground (1965 - 1973). The band gained relatively little notice during its life, but is widely considered by some to be one of the seeds of alternative rock music. [2] As the Velvets’ principal songwriter, Reed wrote about subjects such as sadism and masochism ("Venus in Furs"), transvestites ("Sister Ray"), heroin addiction ("Heroin", and "I'm Waiting for the Man"), and transsexuals undergoing lobotomies ("Lady Godiva's Operation"). As a guitarist, he made use of distortion, volume-driven feedback, and nonstandard tunings.
    Ba Buon July 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is what wikipedia says about Lou Reed
    Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed[1] (born March 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
    Reed first found prominence as the guitarist and principal singer-songwriter of The Velvet Underground (1965 - 1973). The band gained relatively little notice during its life, but is widely considered by some to be one of the seeds of alternative rock music. [2] As the Velvets’ principal songwriter, Reed wrote about subjects such as sadism and masochism ("Venus in Furs"), transvestites ("Sister Ray"), heroin addiction ("Heroin", and "I'm Waiting for the Man"), and transsexuals undergoing lobotomies ("Lady Godiva's Operation"). As a guitarist, he made use of distortion, volume-driven feedback, and nonstandard tunings.
    Ba Buon July 11, 2007   Link

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