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The Velvet Underground are the greatest American Rock band of all time. That is all.



Both of these demo versions are absolutely stunning. It’s always a thrill for me to listen to Lou morph his music and lyrics. 70 more words

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THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND.

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

Rock

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-WHITE LIGHT/WHITE HEAT.

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

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Linger On: The Velvet Underground's "Pale Blue Eyes"

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

Sing Like No One Is Listening

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND.

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. 2,354 more words

Rock

The Velvet Underground


The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground: 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition
Polydor/UME
by David Chiu

Of the first four Velvet Underground studio albums featuring the late Lou Reed, the third self-titled album from 1969 might arguably be the best of them, perhaps because it marked a notable shift in the New York City band’s sound. 434 more words

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