Watch Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, a 1998 PBS Documentary


Lou Reed, a founding member of the Velvet Underground and one of the most influential rock musicians of the past 50 years, died today at the age of 71.

In 1998, he was the focus of Rock and Roll Heart, an installment in the “American Masters” documentary series on PBS. You can watch the film, which traces his career and features interviews with Reed himself as well as collaborators like David Bowie, in its entirety here.