(Photo: Thierry Ehrmann)

Join CPR's OpenAir this Throwback Thursday for a special Lou Reed 75th Birthday celebration.

Every hour we plug into songs featuring solo Lou, the Velvet Underground and various cameos. We'll be waiting for the man all that perfect day.  

If you don't like to wait, here's a vicious playlist to pass the time: 75 Lou Reed songs for his 75th birthday.