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By Victor Bockris

As cofounder of the Velvet Underground—regarded as some of the most major teams of the 1960s—and solo artist, Lou Reed has stimulated a variety of rock musicians, from David Bowie to the intercourse Pistols, from Patti Smith to U2. His leading edge ability as a singer and songwriter of over 250 songs, together with "Heroin" and "Walk at the Wild Side", and his a number of musical modifications in the course of a twenty-year profession have thrust Reed into the leading edge of other rock, from storage to sparkle, punk, disco, and rap.

Based on unique interviews with Reed and his associates, kinfolk, and co-workers, and together with incisive photos of John Cale, Andy Warhol, Nico, David Bowie, and others, Transformer deals an uncompromising and compelling view of a real rock 'n' roll chameleon.

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