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Baker's Dozen

Drumroll Please: Jim White's Baker's Dozen
Julian Marszalek , March 20th, 2024 14:22

From hearing a drumroll so good he dropped out of university, to the links between Iggy Pop and Lana Del Rey, the much-lauded percussionist Jim White speaks to Julian Marszalek about the 13 albums he loves the most


Lou Reed – Coney Island Baby

I found Rock ‘N’ Roll Animal first when I was 14 and it changed my life. And then I went back and found ‘Walk On The Wild Side’ and Transformer. And then I found The Velvet Underground and the first record that I bought contemporaneously was Street Hassle. But eventually I found Coney Island Baby because the title track was on a compilation. It’s almost like The Idiot because it has a sense of mystery to it. I trawl YouTube finding Lou Reed playing many different versions of those songs.