For those of us who remember Lou Reed from his "Heroin" and "Waiting for My Man" days with the Velvets it's bizarre to see him singing one of his later tunes behind a popular ad that is punctuating Olympics coverage on NBC. Reminded us of this mashup that had Lawrence Welk covering "Sister Ray."
Monday, February 22, 2010
Lou Reed, a Non-Olympics Moment
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