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Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a commercial failure in the late 1960s, the group has gained a considerable cult following in the years since its demise and has gone on to become one of the most widely cited and influential bands of the era. As the Velvet Underground's principal songwriter, Reed wrote about subjects of personal experience that rarely had been examined so openly in rock and roll, including sexuality and drug culture.

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100 Hits: Sing! [2018]

100 Hits: Sing!
SongDuration
Perfect Day 

The Lost Sessions [2018]

The Lost Sessions
SongDuration
Queen Bitch [#]4:37

Bowpromo [2017]

Bowpromo
SongDuration
Queen Bitch 

Town Hall 1995 [2017]

Town Hall 1995
SongDuration
Sweet Jane5:53

Many Faces of David Bowie [2016]

Many Faces of David Bowie
SongDuration
Funtime2:56

The RCA & Arista Album Collection [2016]

The RCA & Arista Album Collection
SongDuration
I Can't Stand It2:37
Going Down2:57
Walk and Talk It3:42
Lisa Says5:34
Berlin6:14
I Love You2:21
Wild Child4:45
Love Makes You Feel3:15
Ride Into the Sun3:17
Ocean5:07
Vicious2:59
Andy's Chest3:20
Perfect Day3:46
Hangin' 'Round3:35
Walk on the Wild Side4:15
Make Up3:00
Satellite of Love3:42
Wagon Wheel3:19
New York Telephone Conversation1:34
I'm So Free3:09
Goodnight Ladies4:20
Lady Day3:40
Men of Good Fortune4:37
Caroline Says I3:57
How Do You Think It Feels3:41
Oh Jim5:15
Caroline Says II4:13
The Kids7:54
The Bed5:51
Sad Song6:55
Ride Sally Ride4:06
Animal Language3:05
Baby Face5:05
N.Y. Stars4:01
Kill Your Sons3:40
Ennui3:42
Sally Can't Dance4:09
Billy5:04
Crazy Feeling2:54
Charley's Girl2:39
She's My Best Friend5:59
Kicks6:01
A Gift3:45
Coney Island Baby8:40
I Believe in Love2:45
Banging on My Drum2:12
Follow the Leader2:13
You Wear It So Well4:52
Ladies Pay4:22
Rock and Roll Heart3:06
Senselessly Cruel2:08
Claim to Fame2:51
Vicious Circle2:54
A Sheltered Life2:20
Temporary Thing5:15
Gimmie Some Good Times3:17
Dirt4:45
I Wanna Be Black6:28
Real Good Time Together3:23
Shooting Star3:13
Leave Me Alone7:28
Wait3:14
Sweet Jane10:43
Pale Blue Eyes7:36
Street Hassle13:17
Stupid Man2:33
Disco Mystic4:30
I Want to Boogie With You3:55
With You2:22
Looking for Love3:29
City Lights3:22
All Through the Night5:01
Families6:09
The Bells9:16
How Do You Speak to an Angel4:08
My Old Man3:14
Keep Away3:33
Growing Up in Public3:02
Standing on Ceremony3:31
So Alone4:10
Love Is Here to Stay3:11
The Power of Positive Drinking2:15
Smiles2:44
Think It Over3:26
Teach the Gifted Children3:22
My House5:25
Women4:58
Underneath the Bottle2:33
The Gun3:41
The Blue Mask5:06
Average Guy3:13
The Heroine3:05
Waves of Fear4:11
The Day John Kennedy Died4:08
Heavenly Arms4:47
Legendary Hearts3:28
Don't Talk to Me About Work2:11
Make Up Mind2:55
Martial Law3:56
The Last Shot3:23
Turn Out the Light2:51
Pow Wow2:32
Betrayed3:12
Bottoming Out3:43
Home of the Brave6:54
Rooftop Garden3:06
I Love You, Suzanne3:17
Endlessly Jealous3:58
My Red Joystick3:36
Turn to Me4:23
New Sensations5:48
Doin' the Things That We Want To3:56
Fly Into the Sun3:39
My Friend George3:08
High in the City3:58
Down at the Arcade3:28
Mistrial3:20
No Money Down3:11
Outside3:03
Don't Hurt a Woman3:59
Video Violence5:36
Spit It Out3:41
The Original Wrapper3:40
Mama's Got a Lover4:14
I Remember You3:14
Tell It to Your Heart5:12

The Sire Years: Complete Albums Box [2015]

The Sire Years: Complete Albums Box
SongDuration
Romeo Had Juliette3:10
Halloween Parade3:33
Dirty Blvd.3:30
Endless Cycle4:03
There Is No Time3:46
Last Great American Whale3:42
Beginning of a Great Adventure4:57
Busload of Faith4:50
Sick of You3:26
Hold On3:25
Good Evening Mr. Waldheim4:37
Xmas in February2:57
Strawman5:54
Dime Store Mystery5:04
Smalltown2:04
Open House4:17
Style It Takes2:54
Work2:37
Trouble with Classicists3:41
Starlight3:28
Faces and Names4:12
Images3:30
Slip Away (A Warning)3:05
It Wasn't Me3:30
I Believe3:18
Nobody But You3:45
A Dream6:33
Forever Changed4:52
Hello It's Me3:04
What's Good (The Thesis)3:22
Power and Glory (The Situation)4:23
Magician (Internally)6:23
Sword of Damocles (Externally)3:42
Goodby Mass (In a Chapel Bodily Termination)4:26
Cremation (Ashes to Ashes)2:54
Dreamin' (Escape)5:10
No Chance (Regret)3:15
Warrior King (Revenge)4:27
Harry's Circumcision (Reverie Gone Astray)5:29
Power and Glory, Pt. 2 (Magic Transformation)2:57
Magic and Loss (Summation)6:40
Egg Cream4:56
NYC Man4:56
Finish Line4:59
Trade In4:59
Hang on to Your Emotions3:46
Hookywooky4:19
The Proposition4:17
The Propostion3:27
Adventurer7:47
Riptide7:47
Set the Twilight Reeling5:04
Coney Island Baby [Live Version]6:11
Coney Island Baby [Live]6:07
Paranoia Key of E5:01
Mystic Child5:02
Mad4:29
Ecstasy4:25
Modern Dance5:55
Tatters5:56
Future Farmers of America4:21
Turning Time Around4:23
White Prism6:56
Rock Minuet6:57
Baton Rouge4:55
Like a Possum1:00
Rouge6:32
Big Sky6:33
The Valley of Unrest2:27
Call on Me2:08
Edgar Allan Poe3:20
Change2:19
The Bed3:32
Perfect Day3:28
The Raven6:30
Balloon1:01
Broadway Song3:13
Blind Rage3:27
Burning Embers3:22
Vanishing Act5:23
Guilty4:55
Science of the Mind1:36
Hop Frog1:47
Tripitena's Speech2:19
Who Am I? (Tripitena's Song)4:31
Guardian Angel6:52
I Wanna Know (The Pit and the Pendulum)6:58

American Highway [2014]

American Highway
SongDuration
Vicious2:56

The Party Mix: Indie [2014]

The Party Mix: Indie
SongDuration
Vicious2:54

The Sire Years: The Solo Collection [2014]

The Sire Years: The Solo Collection
SongDuration
Romeo Had Juliette3:10
Halloween Parade3:33
Dirty Blvd.3:29
Endless Cycle4:03
There Is No Time3:46
Last Great American Whale3:42
Beginning of a Great Adventure4:57
Busload of Faith4:50
Sick Of You3:26
Hold On3:25
Good Evening Mr. Waldheim4:37
Xmas in February2:57
Strawman5:54
Dime Store Mystery5:04
What's Good (The Thesis)3:22
Power and Glory (The Situation)4:24
Magician (Internally)6:23
Sword of Damocles (Externally)3:42
Goodby Mass (In a Chapel Bodily Termination)4:26
Cremation (Ashes to Ashes)2:54
Dreamin' (Escape)5:10
No Chance (Regret)3:15
Warrior King (Revenge)4:27
Harry's Circumcision ( Reverie Gone Astray)5:29
Power and Glory, Pt. 2 (Magic - Transformation)2:57
Magic and Loss (The Summation)6:40
Egg Cream5:18
NYC Man4:56
Finish Line3:24
Trade In4:59
Hang on to Your Emotions3:46
Hookywooky4:19
The Propostion3:27
Adventurer4:18
Riptide7:47
Set the Twilight Reeling5:04
I'll Be Your Mirror [Live Version]3:18
Perfect Day [Live Version]3:57
The Kids4:26
Vicious [Live Version]5:40
Busload of Faith [Live Version]4:27
Kicks [Live Version]4:16
Talking Book [Live Version]3:51
Into the Divine [Live Version]3:34
Coney Island Baby [Live Version]6:11
New Sensations [Live Version]6:07
Why Do You Talk [Live Version]2:39
Original Wrapper [Live Version]4:49
Dirty Blvd. [Live Version]6:06
Riptide [Live Version]4:13
Paranoia Key of E4:28
Mystic Child5:02
Mad4:29
Ecstasy4:25
Modern Dance4:10
Tatters5:56
Future Farmers of America3:02
Turning Time Around4:22
White Prism0:04
Rock Minuet6:57
Baton Rouge4:55
Like a Possum18:03
Rouge1:01
Big Sky6:33
Call on Me2:08
Change2:19
The Bed3:32
Perfect Day3:28
The Raven6:30
Balloon1:01
Broadway Song3:13
Blind Rage3:27
Burning Embers3:22
Vanishing Act5:23
Guilty4:55
I Wanna Know [The Pit and the Pendulum]6:59
Science of the Mind1:36
Hop Frog1:47
Tripitena's Speech2:19
Who Am I? [Tripitena's Song]4:31
Guardian Angel6:52
The Valley of Unrest2:27

The Suggs Selection [2014]

The Suggs Selection
SongDuration
Vicious2:57

Modern Rock [Warner] [2012]

Modern Rock [Warner]
SongDuration
What's Good5:08

Pure... Guitar Legends [2012]

Pure... Guitar Legends
SongDuration
Vicious2:56

Pure... Rock [2012]

Pure... Rock
SongDuration
Wild Child4:33

Synthetica [2012]

Synthetica
SongDuration
The Wanderlust3:10

Daydream Nation [2011]

Daydream Nation
SongDuration
Lady Day3:38

Perfect Day [Decca] [2011]

Perfect Day [Decca]
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:42

Pure... America [2011]

Pure... America
SongDuration
Coney Island Baby6:37

Pure... Drive [2011]

Pure... Drive
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:12

Pure... Love [2011]

Pure... Love
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:44

Pure... Psychedelic Rock [2011]

Pure... Psychedelic Rock
SongDuration
Wild Child4:35

Rave On Buddy Holly [2011]

Rave On Buddy Holly
SongDuration
Peggy Sue3:19

The Road from Memphis [2011]

The Road from Memphis
SongDuration
The Bronx4:38

101 Barbecue Songs [2010]

101 Barbecue Songs
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:46

Haynes Driving Anthems [2010]

Haynes Driving Anthems
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:42

Mayhem [2010]

Mayhem
SongDuration
Kentish Town Waltz3:28

Plastic Beach [2010]

Plastic Beach
SongDuration
Some Kind of Nature2:59

Pure... Movies [Sony] [2010]

Pure... Movies [Sony]
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:42

Solsbury Hill [2010]

Solsbury Hill
SongDuration
Solsbury Hill5:25

Adventureland [2009]

Adventureland
SongDuration
Satellite of Love3:39

Kitsune Tabloid [2009]

Kitsune Tabloid
SongDuration
Street Hassle10:59

Love 100 [2009]

Love 100
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:45

100 Anthems: Chill Out [2008]

100 Anthems: Chill Out
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:44

101 Power Ballads [2008]

101 Power Ballads
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:45

Absolute Rock Anthems [2008]

Absolute Rock Anthems
SongDuration
Sweet Jane 

Best of Berlin [2008]

Best of Berlin
SongDuration
Berlin5:11

Killers 3 CD Brick [2008]

Killers 3 CD Brick
SongDuration
Tranquilize3:45

Nice 70s [2008]

Nice 70s
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:13

Rock N Rolla [2008]

Rock N Rolla
SongDuration
The Gun3:38

Circus Live [2007]

Circus Live
SongDuration
Style It Takes5:14

Lost Vagueness [2007]

Lost Vagueness
SongDuration
Walk on the Wildside4:11

Love Songs [Ar-Express] [2007]

Love Songs [Ar-Express]
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:44

Now, Vol. 68 [UK] [2007]

Now, Vol. 68 [UK]
SongDuration
Tranquilize3:43

Sawdust [2007]

Sawdust
SongDuration
Tranquilize3:45

Sawdust [Bonus Track] [2007]

Sawdust [Bonus Track]
SongDuration
Tranquilize3:45

Tranquilize [2007]

Tranquilize
SongDuration
Tranquilize3:45

World's Best Dad [2007] [2007]

World's Best Dad [2007]
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:46

Planet 70's [2006]

Planet 70's
SongDuration
Vicious2:54

Wed-Rock [2006]

Wed-Rock
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side2:37

All That Alternative [2005]

All That Alternative
SongDuration
Dirty Blvd.3:32

Gold [2005]

Gold
SongDuration
New Age6:38
Rock and Roll6:06
Sweet Jane4:01

The Squid and the Whale [2005]

The Squid and the Whale
SongDuration
Street Hassle10:55

Verano 2005 [2005]

Verano 2005
SongDuration
Satellite of Love 

The Real '70s [2004]

The Real '70s
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:13

The Real '80s [2004]

The Real '80s
SongDuration
No Money Down3:09

Deejay Parade 2004 [2003]

Deejay Parade 2004
SongDuration
Sunday Morning2:44

Later Legends [2003]

Later Legends
SongDuration
Sweet Jane 

Legally Blonde 2 [2003]

Legally Blonde 2
SongDuration
America2:48

Deck Safari, Pt. 2 [2002]

Deck Safari, Pt. 2
SongDuration
Lady Day3:26

Night Time [2002]

Night Time
SongDuration
What a Wonderful World3:37

Rock Hit Box [2002]

Rock Hit Box
SongDuration
Coney Island Baby6:37

Live Dudes [2000]

Live Dudes
SongDuration
Sweet Jane5:51

Random Noise [2000]

Random Noise
SongDuration
Dirty Blvd.3:32

Essential Soundtracks [1999]

Essential Soundtracks
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:43

Cult Rockers: Rebels [1998]

Cult Rockers: Rebels
SongDuration
Dirty Blvd.3:32

Fantastic 70's [1998]

Fantastic 70's
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:42

MTV's 120 Minutes Live [1998]

MTV's 120 Minutes Live
SongDuration
Crazy Mary5:38

Velvet Goldmine [1998]

Velvet Goldmine
SongDuration
Satellite of Love3:42

70's New Rock [1997]

70's New Rock
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:14

Club Verboten [1997]

Club Verboten
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:14

Lost Highway [1997]

Lost Highway
SongDuration
This Magic Moment3:24

Splash! [1997]

Splash!
SongDuration
Egg Cream5:18

Cool Christmas [1995]

Cool Christmas
SongDuration
Xmas in February 

Precious Metal [1995]

Precious Metal
SongDuration
Perfect Day3:44

Get Crazy [Video] [1983]

Get Crazy [Video]
SongDuration
Little Sister 

Times Square [1980]

Times Square
SongDuration
Walk on the Wild Side4:12

Lust for Life [1977]

Lust for Life
SongDuration
Turn Blue6:57

Lust for Life [LP] [1977]

Lust for Life [LP]
SongDuration
Turn Blue 

Hunky Dory [1971]

Hunky Dory
SongDuration
Queen Bitch3:20

Hunky Dory [LP] [1971]

Hunky Dory [LP]
SongDuration
Queen Bitch 

Vintage Violence [1970]

Vintage Violence
SongDuration
Ghost Story 

Essential

Essential
SongDuration
Funtime2:54

The View

The View
SongDuration
The View5:17

Unknown Album

Unknown Album
SongDuration
Egg Cream3:57
Frozen Warnings 
Rock and Roll5:57
Intro/Sweet Jane7:57
Edgar Allan Poe3:20
Sick of You3:25
Caroline Says II4:13
Hold On3:24
Last Great American Whale3:42
Pale Blue Eyes7:37
Rock & Roll [Live]3:39
Vanishing Act5:23
I'm Waiting For the Man5:40
Style It Takes2:54
Funtime3:06
Turn Blue6:57
Funtime3:06
Dirt5:20
I Wanna Be Your Dog4:37
The View5:20
Disco Mystic4:30
Dime Store Mystery5:01
There Is No Time3:45
Beginning of a Great Adventure4:57
I'll Be Your Mirror3:16
Tranquilize3:45
Science of the Mind1:36
Sweet Jane5:51
I'm Waiting for the Man4:27
Femme Fatale3:08
Sweet Jane4:16
Tranquilize3:45
Heroin13:16
I Wanna Be Your Dog4:37
Hangin' 'Round [Acoustic Demo; Previously Unreleased Track; Bonus Track]3:57
Femme Fatale3:08
Sweet Jane3:59
Sweet Jane4:29
Sweet Jane10:44
Walk On The Wild Side4:11
Sweet Jane4:57
Dirty Blvd. 
Sweet Jane7:57
Strawman5:54
Nowhere at All3:13
Sweet Jane5:31
Sweet Jane3:23
Turn to Me4:24
No Money Down3:09
Big Sky6:32
Gassed and Stoked4:18
Legendary Hearts3:29
I Wanna Know (The Pit and the Pendulum)6:58
No Chance3:15
Mistress Dread6:52
Dime Store Mystery5:01
Blue Mask [DVD]8:16
Egg Cream3:57
The Last Shot3:23
Tatters5:55
Set the Twilight Reeling5:04
Janitor of Lunacy 
Brandenburg Gate4:21
The View5:20
Pumping Blood7:24
Iced Honey4:37
Sweet Jane4:57
Cheat on Me11:26
Frustration8:33
Little Dog8:01
Dragon11:10
Junior Dad19:28
Walk On The Wild Side 
Dirty Blvd. 
Power and Glory4:23
19692:56
Hookywooky4:19
Vicious 
Who Am I? (Tripitena's Song) [Previously Unreleased Track]5:33
Turn Blue6:57
Stupid Man2:33
Hop Frog1:46
Raw Power4:29
Dirt5:20
Peggy Sue3:19
Shooting Star3:09
Leave Me Alone [Bonus Track]5:35
Follow the Leader2:13
Looking for Love3:29
So Alone4:10
Growing up in Public3:02
Standing on Ceremony3:31
Riptide7:46
You Wear It So Well4:52
Love Is Here to Stay3:11
Berlin 
Edgar Allan Poe3:20
Future Farmers of America3:01
Rock Minuet6:56
Mystic Child5:01
Turn to Me4:24
Modern Dance4:09
Ecstasy4:25
Romeo Had Juliette3:09
The Bed 

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