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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – I is for Iggy and Lou

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2013 by segarini

CamIt was probably this 1972 Mick Rock photo (Pictured below) that first alerted me to Lou Reed. I would have been 13 at the time and I imagine it appeared in Rock Scene or Creem! magazine. It may have been my first real impression of Iggy Pop as well, just being in the company of David Bowie made them both cool in my eyes. At that point I didn’t know who the Velvet Underground was and I didn’t own a Stooges record. Like any great artist Bowie led me to many others.

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