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Lou Reed's Invisible Jukebox playlist

October 2013

On the eve of his Metal Machine Trio tour in October 2009, The Velvet Underground veteran took a walk on the wild side of The Wire's Invisible Jukebox, tested by Alan Licht.

Listen to and test yourself on the tracks we played Lou Reed, with the exception of Bob Dylan's "TV Talking Song" (outtake version) and Cecil Taylor's "Excursion On A Wobbly Rail" as the correct versions were not available on YouTube.

For the feature, Lou Reed shot his own self portraits, one of which is included above.

Subscribers can access the digital version in the archive here.