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Lee Ranaldo

Lee Ranaldo was born on February 3, 1956 in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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I'm Not There.
I'm Not There. Soundtrack
Never Back Down
Never Back Down Soundtrack
1991: The Year Punk Broke
1991: The Year Punk Broke Camera and Electrical Department


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 2016 Mr. Robot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- (2016) ... (writer: "Bull in the Heather" - uncredited)
 2014/II Blind (writer: "Kool Thing")
 2013 Everybody Street (Documentary) (writer: "Massage The History")
 2013 The Punk Singer (Documentary) (writer: "Bull in the Heather")
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (writer: "Teen Age Riot")
 2010 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010) ... ("Untitled Track # 3", "Untitled Track # 5")
 2008 Never Back Down (writer: "Be Safe")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Kool Thing")
 2007 I'm Not There. (producer: "Ballad of a Thin Man", "All Along the Watchtower", "Cold Irons Bound", "Maggie's Farm")
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "Schizophrenia")
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bridesmaids Revisited (2006) ... (writer: "Kool Thing" - uncredited)
 2005 Sorry, Haters (writer: "Bull In The Heather")
 2004 The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (writer: "Karen Koltrane", "Beautiful Plateau")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (writer: "Theme from Things Behind the Sun", "Magic Air", "Stranger")
 2000 Grind Session (Video Game) (writer: "In the Mind of The Bourgeois Reader")
 2000 Condo Painting (Documentary) (writer: "Radio Amatoroj")
 1998 Late August, Early September (writer: "Contre le sexisme" - as L. Ranaldo)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Bull in the Heather" - as L. Renaldo)
 1998 Modulations (Documentary) (courtesy: "live improvisations")
 1997 La pistola de mi hermano (performer: "Amarillo Ramp") / (writer: "Amarillo Ramp")
 1996 SubUrbia (writer: "Bee-Bee's Song", "Sunday")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildfire (1991) ... (writer: "Addicted to Love" - uncredited)
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Text of Light | Sonic Youth


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When you listen to early Leonard Cohen records or Joni Mitchell records, you feel like a window has been opened into someone's life. I've written lyrics in the past that have been way more abstract and maybe harder to parse, but with this record ['Last Night on Earth'] I just felt like I wanted things to be a little bit more personal, a little bit more open.


He is the guitar player for Sonic Youth, and a solo artist. In addition to recording around 20 albums, and producing several for other bands, he has written 3 books. He has two children, Cody (born 1985) and Sage (1999) See more »

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