I moved to NYC because of Lou Reed and Martin Scorsese. They were my young man gods of creation.
Yo La Tengo first album came out my second or so years ago. I think I have listened to all of them and have most of them. I've put their songs in my films. I did one video for them back in the day (with Hal Hartley). They scored ADVENTURELAND (which featured the idea of Lou Reed along with some of his songs).
And through all that Alex Chilton, Big Star, and The Box Tops played consistently on my stereo(s).
This definitely sits in the "wish I could've been there" bin of my time on this earth. I should've and could've but... well you know how the song goes.
hat tip: Neil Marks
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