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Description - Dirty Blvd. by Aidan Levy

This book not only covers the highlights of Lou Reed's career, but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key literary influences, the impact of Judaism upon his work, and his engagement with the LGBT movement. Drawing from original interviews with many of his artistic collaborators, friends, and romantic partners, as well as from archival material, concert footage, and unreleased bootlegs of live performances, Dirty Blvd. exposes the man behind the myth, the notoriously uncompromising rock poet who wrote songs that transcended their genre and established himself as one of the most influential and enigmatic American artists of the past half century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781494516512
ISBN-10: 1494516519
Format: CD-Audio
(137mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Aidan Levy

Aidan Levy has written for JazzTimes, the New York Times, and the Village Voice, among other publications. He plays baritone saxophone and clarinet in a professional swing-era big band. He lives in New York City. An award-winning audio engineer for over forty years, Tom Perkins has expanded his skills to narrating and has more than sixty titles to his credit. He learned by working with the world's best voice talent during his career, and he continues to engineer a variety of projects.

Books By Aidan Levy

Dirty Blvd. by Aidan Levy
Paperback, October 2016
$31.10