Coney Island Baby – Lou Reed (1975)


Coney Island Baby as been described as “perhaps the most romantic album of Reed’s career”. Many of the album’s songs were inspired by and dedicated to Reed’s girlfriend and muse at the time, a trans woman named Rachel Humphreys. The album includes the song “She’s My Best Friend”, a version of which was originally recorded by Reed’s band the Velvet Underground in 1969.
Side one

“Crazy Feeling” – 2:56
“Charley’s Girl” – 2:36
“She’s My Best Friend” – 6:00
“Kicks” – 6:06

Side two

“A Gift” – 3:47
“Ooohhh Baby” – 3:45
“Nobody’s Business” – 3:41
“Coney Island Baby” – 6:36

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