Playlist Monday: A Tribute to Lou Reed

Yesterday we lost Lou Reed, an undeniable rock & roll legend. Aside from being vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, one of the most influential bands in rock history, Lou Reed’s solo career lasted several decades as well, from 1972 up until his death. Here we’ve compiled a few of our favorite Lou Reed tracks. As Lou once said, “The music is all. People should die for it. People are dying for everything else, so why not the music?”

If you have any other Lou Reed tracks you’d like to see mentioned, please enter them in the comments section below.

1. The Velvet Underground- “Rock & Roll”

2. The Velvet Underground- “Venus in Furs”

3. The Velvet Underground- “Pale Blue Eyes”

4. The Velvet Underground- “Run, Run, Run”

5. The Velvet Underground- “I’m Waiting for the Man”

6. Lou Reed- “Walk on the Wild Side”

7. Lou Reed- “Sally Can’t Dance”

8. Lou Reed- “Hangin’ Round”

9. Lou Reed- “Satellite of Love”

10. Lou Reed- “Perfect Day”

 

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