Talk:Lou Reed

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According to User:Jimbo, the subject of this article, Lou Reed, has edited the article - correcting his birth name only to have his correction reverted.[1]

Redundant references[edit]

I removed the references to psychedelia as no reasonable arguments are given to support this claim. Jayaguru-Shishya (talk) 23:12, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 27 January 2014[edit]

In the text under the photo, the word sixties should not be capitalized. Pama73 (talk) 07:09, 27 January 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done by some-one else early this morning - Arjayay (talk) 15:36, 27 January 2014 (UTC)

Russian or Polish?[edit]

He's categorized as Russian-Jewish descent, but I thought his family was Polish. See "Red Shirley". http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/red_shirley Rosekelleher (talk) 20:12, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

I'm not going to be bold on this one, because I'm not sure. Lou's cousin, "Red Shirley," was from Poland, which would seem to indicate that he was of Polish descent, but not necessarily. Several sources say the cousin's "formal" name is Shulamit Rabinowitz, which is the same as Reed's family name before it was changed. Other sources say her name is Shirley Novick, which sounds like a shortened form. All of which is way more information than I or anyone else wanted to know about this... Rosekelleher (talk) 22:34, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Red Shirley[edit]

That reminds me, shouldn't Reed's wonderful short film be included in Filmography? Rosekelleher (talk) 20:47, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Okay, I decided to BE BOLD! and add it myself. Rosekelleher (talk) 21:38, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Lillian Leach[edit]

There's now a page for Lillian Leach, if someone wants to add a link from this page. I'm not sure where the link would go. (Somewhere near the Ornette Coleman reference, maybe, mentioning doo-wop as another of his early musical influences.) Reed cited "Smoke From Your Cigarette" by Lillian Leach and the Mellows at the top of his list of favorite songs in 2011, and raved about her on several occasions. See quotes here. --Rosekelleher (talk) 00:22, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Can we make this a Good Article by the 18th?[edit]

Just a thought. [2]

"First thing you learn is that you always gotta wait." Martinevans123 (talk) 18:25, 15 April 2015 (UTC)
ha