In Our Headphones Tuesday: "Coney Island Baby"

Jun 19, 2012 Full story: Colorado Daily

We're in Dave Burdick's headphones again, and Lou Reed's Coney Island Baby is making me long for sketchy amusement park rides and hot dogs.

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Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#1 Jun 20, 2012
"Coney Island Baby", really Lou Reed at his loose swinging 1970s best. Bought it on vinyl when it came out, and was a staple of my plays for years afterwards, as the chameleon styles emerged and resurfaced in Reed's work.

I almost bought the remix CD reissue a few months ago, when it made a rare appearabce in the CD racks at Atlanta's Fantasyland shop, and won't pass it up again next chance.

One of many essential minor classics from Lou Reed.

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