RIP Lou Reed

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Lou Reed after the sad news of his passing yesterday.BXmgho0IcAAFCfqLou Reed’s close friends include BNL’s Kevin Hearn, who has been a member of Lou’s touring ensemble (as band leader, no less) for a number of years.You can hear Kevin talk about his friendship and collaboration with Lou in this emotional interview given to CBC Metro Morning earlier today. It is partially transcribed in this article.We will leave you with this BNL ad lib, recorded in Birmingham UK in 2004. Kevin instigated the Walk On The Wild Side backing vocals earlier in the set.RIP Lou Reed.

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