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Lou Reed anti-crack TV ad (1986)

Posted: 14 Sep 2020 19:08
by Sheila Klein
You know a drug is some bad shit when even Lou Reed steers you away from it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27kca1188Iw

session photo courtesy Erik Lindgren (l-r):
Jon Goward (ad man), Jim Fitts (ad man), Lou Reed (talent), unid'd. (recording eng.), Erik Lindgren (composer)

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It was at this session that Lindgren got Reed to autograph his Primitives 45. :P

Re: Lou Reed anti-crack TV ad (1986)

Posted: 15 Sep 2020 02:06
by hkmartin
I don't think I ever saw that one, but I remember this one. https://youtu.be/taEeDciR7gg

Re: Lou Reed anti-crack TV ad (1986)

Posted: 16 Sep 2020 04:51
by peppergomez
Pretty sure that if crack were around in the 60s and 70s, Lou would have done it