My KUTX: Alejandro Escovedo

This week on My KUTX, we take some time to remember American legend Lou Reed. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, and his solo career spanned several decades. Reed passed away on October 27 this year.

In honor of Lou Reed, we enlisted Alejandro Escovedo, a legend in his own right, to curate an hour of some of his favorite Lou Reed and Velvet Underground songs. Escovedo counts the late musician as his biggest creative influence.

Check out Alejandro Escovedo’s tribute to Lou Reed below!

Alejandro’s List: 

  1. What Becomes a Legend Most – Lou Reed
  2. I’ll Be Your Mirror – The Velvet Underground
  3. Train Round the Bend – The Velvet Underground
  4. Pale Blue Eyes – The Velvet Underground
  5. Sister Ray – The Velvet Underground
  6. Satellite of Love – Lou Reed
  7. Dirty Boulevard – Lou Reed
  8. Street Hassle – Lou Reed
  9. The Blue Mask – Lou Reed
  10. Wild Child – Lou Reed
  11. All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Velvet Underground


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