Lou Reed Would Have Been 72 Today

The CBC has this tribute that was recorded at the Glenn Gould Theatre in Toronto  on Saturday (March 1).  It features Kevin Hearn of the Barenaked Ladies (the organizer of the whole thing and Lou’s former musical director) plus members of Broken Social Scene, Metric, Commander Chris Hadfield, Kim Cattrall, Ron Sexsmith, Carole Pope, Andy Kim, The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie and more.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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