Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

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Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by threechordwonder » 19 May 2022 19:24

In the light of reaction to Phil M's post of 18 May '22, here's a link to a 1975 Bangs interview in case anyone missed it; he calls Lou a pathetic death dwarf. First printed in Detroit Creem and reprinted in New Musical Express, UK.

Old PDF files will never have the character of old clippings printed nearly 50 years ago though.

https://redsleevetapes.files.wordpress. ... ed1975.pdf

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Re: Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by peppergomez » 25 May 2022 01:15

Thanks

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Re: Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by iaredatsun » 25 May 2022 08:11

I love the captioned mug shots in that article. So long since i first read it!

Very entertaining. Thanks for posting it. :)
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Re: Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by DavidH » 25 May 2022 10:39

Thanks so much for posting this. I've read it many times in reprint, but never seen it with the original graphics.

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Re: Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by bradski » 01 Jun 2022 21:13

Interesting article in today's Guardian about Creem magazine. Some pix of Lester.... plus a nice pic of Lou going goggle-eyed.
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/ ... a-comeback
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Re: Lester Bangs on Reed 1975

Post by mangue » 03 Jun 2022 19:27

bradski wrote:
01 Jun 2022 21:13
Interesting article in today's Guardian about Creem magazine. Some pix of Lester.... plus a nice pic of Lou going goggle-eyed.
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/ ... a-comeback
and, as linked in that very article, full scans of all issues of Creem are online at https://archive.creem.com/ [texts of some articles are also republished there; e.g.Lester Bangs 1975 interview - https://archive.creem.com/article/1975/ ... th-dwarves]
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