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January 19, 2021
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Lou Reed @ BookCourt

By Lisa M. Collins

Monday, Dec. 12, 7:30, BookCourt, Court near Dean: Lou Reed will appear and one hopes, perform a selection, from The Raven, a book that has come out following his 19th solo album, of the same name, released in 2003, in which he recounts the short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe, through song and spoken word.

According to Wikipedia, the album features guest vocalists including Laurie AndersonDavid BowieAntony HegartySteve Buscemi and Willem Dafoe. The producer, Hal Willner, had previously overseen the Poe tribute album Closed on Account of Rabies.

Album art and photography from New York painter Julian Schnabel.


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