New Bio of Rock Musician Lou Reed Reveals he was Involuntarily Electroshocked in His Late Teens

You know the song. Learn about the man behind it and his violent brush with psychiatry.

from the Daily Mail.com:

EXCLUSIVE: How Lou Reed was given electroshock therapy aged just 17 because of mental illness and his bisexuality – at New York psychiatric hospital described as ‘Hell in Queens’

 

Read more in his new biography, Dirty Blvd

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