In February 1978.


In February 1978, “Arista” label released “Street Hassle”, the eight Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and live in  Munich,  Wiesbaden,  Ludwigshafen, Germany, and was produced by Lou Reed and Richard Robinson.


  • Lou Reed – guitar, bass, piano, vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- piano
  • Marty Fogel – amplified saxophone
  • Steve Friedman – lead bass, background vocals
  • Jeffrey Ross – lead guitar
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Aram Schefrin – string arrangement
  • Jo’Anna Kameron, Angela Howard, Christine Wiltshire, Genya Ravan- background vocals
  • Bruce Springsteen- spoken word
  • Engineered by Manfred Schunke, Heiner Friesz
  • Engineered and mixed by Rod O’Brien
  • Gray Russell and Gregg Caruso – assistant engineer
  • Mixed by Lou Reed
  • Mastered by Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Gimmie Some Good Times
  2. Dirt
  3. Street Hassle
  • Waltzing Matilda
  • Street Hassle
  • Slipaway
  1. I Wanna Be Black
  2. Real Good Time Together
  3. Shooting Star
  4. Leave Me Alone
  5. Wait



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