Lou Reed on YouTube: 10 Incredible VideosCheck out these essential clips that span the iconic musician's career
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Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966)
The footage is mostly blurry, colorful lights, but you can see glimpses of the Velvet Underground in the shadows, including the late, great singer-model Nico, as the band plays "Heroin," "Venus in Furs" and "I'll Be Your Mirror." VU began as the house band at these pioneering New York art events, and while few caught these shows, they became legendary, leading fans to collect them on audio and video tapes for decades.