Lou is almost undefineable, but is widely considered as the guy who made rock and roll grow up. Until he came along, pop music was on the level of "How Much Is That Doggie In the Window?" After Lou and The Velvet Underground, things were quite different. There are few musicians who were not influenced by Lou Reed. And if you don't know what the "colored" girls sing in "Walk On The Wild Side", then you grew up somewhere very, very far away....