American Originals: Lou Reed

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This episode is on the career of Lou Reed. From the Velvet Underground to his solo career and collaborations, Lou Reed's innovative guitar playing, songwriting and provocative nature has made him legendary.  You'll hear music from his early years, as well as The Velvet Underground, Laurie Anderson, Antony & the Johnsons, Gorillaz and Metric.