Early live album from the Velvet Underground's Lou Reed. American Poet was originally recorded in 1972 during Reed's Transformer tour. The set is split evenly between VU material and highlight's from Reed's early solo albums. Reed's vocals are on point and the backing band delivers a good dose of raw energy as they deliver excellent interpretations of the songs. Includes the songs: "Vicious," "Sweet Jane," "Satellite Of Love," "Walk On The Wild Side," and a mid-set interview with Lou Reed. Twelve tracks in all. Released by Easy Action on double vinyl pressed at 45 rpm housed in a gatefold sleeve.
- double vinyl pressing
- gatefold sleeve
- 45 rpm
- music label: Easy Action 2016
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