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When Lou Reed Met Luciano Pavarotti

When Lou Reed Met Luciano Pavarotti

We were looking for something else entirely when we stumbled onto this 2002 duet between Lou Reed and Luciano Pavarotti, in which they sang Reed’s classic Perfect Day. On that same night, Pavarotti performed with James Brown and Grace Jones, among others.

Puddles: Perfect Day

Puddles: Perfect Day

Lou Reed’s 1972 track Perfect Day is one of our all-time favorite songs, so the idea of covering it makes us a little twitchy. But if anyone can pull it off, it’s Puddles Pity Party – and he did it with his usual vocal and emotional aplomb.

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Loo Read: Walk on the Wired Side

Loo Read: Walk on the Wired Side

(PG-13) FrinterGarden’s latest effort is the result of meticulously scouring through the darkest corners of the Twitterverse to (sort of) phonetically replicate the lyrics (and musical notes) of a song using only the names of Twitter users. More puntastic fun here.

Lou Reed Sings Doo-Wop

Lou Reed Sings Doo-Wop

The late, great Lou Reed may have built his reputation with The Velvet Underground – and later as a solo artist – singing edgy, and groundbreaking music, but he got his start singing much more mainstream tunes.

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