With a soft and mellow opening that sweeps like liquid gold straight into Lou’s unique and untouchable vocals, Heroin is unquestionably one of The Velvet Underground’s greatest songs and what many a narrow minded person would describe as their most controversial. 146 more words
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Aquarium Drunkard » The Velvet Underground :: The Freeman Tape Sampler, Max’s Kansas City, NYC, August, 1970
Check out this interesting piece on AD about a bootleg Velvet Underground tape that is surfacing Max’s in the summer of 1970!
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND.
Following disagreements about The Velvet Underground’s future musical direction, John Cale left the group. This was almost inevitable. For some time, John Cale and Lou Reed views about The Velvet Underground’s future differed. 2,068 more words
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-WHITE LIGHT/WHITE HEAT.
It was in September 1967, that The Velvet Underground began recording their sophomore album White Light/White Heat. A lot had happened since The Velvet Underground released their debut album The Velvet Underground and Nico in March 1967. 1,943 more words
The Velvet Underground marked the departure of John Cale and the beginning of Doug Yule’s tenure in the band with 1969’s The Velvet Underground, their third studio album. 307 more words