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by Sheila Klein
15 Mar 2018 02:22
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: What's Happening, Mr. Silver?
Replies: 5
Views: 725

What's Happening, Mr. Silver?

From an article by Ryan Walsh in the March 4 '18 edition of Boston Globe Magazine about an experimental TV series in the late 1960s, produced by WGBH in Boston and distributed to U.S. public television stations. The article is an excerpt from https://tinyurl.com/ya9k5w47 . http://songpoemmusic.com/v...
by Sheila Klein
25 Feb 2018 21:52
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: former site of Woodrose Ballroom, vol. 1
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: former site of Woodrose Ballroom, vol. 1

P.S. Ignore the "vol. 1" in the subject title; there is only one set of pix, totalling five.
by Sheila Klein
25 Feb 2018 21:46
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: former site of Woodrose Ballroom, vol. 1
Replies: 4
Views: 417

former site of Woodrose Ballroom, vol. 1

During a recent visit to South Deerfield, Massachusetts I learned that the building that had housed the Woodrose Ballroom, Steve Nelson's performance venue which hosted several VU shows c.1970, was still standing, and was just up the road from where I was staying. I rolled by on my way out of town t...
by Sheila Klein
20 Jan 2018 23:34
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bootleg Website in the Works
Replies: 41
Views: 3862

Re: New Bootleg Website in the Works

??.01.66 New York City Psychiatrist Convention 17 B+ / A- Film VU14 or LR65
Where to get this from?
by Sheila Klein
27 Dec 2017 05:38
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Tommy Castagnaro pix
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Tommy Castagnaro pix

A couple of pages on Long Island '60s bands which include pix and info on Loaded guest drummer Tommy Castagnaro: http://spoonercentral.com/BANDS/Page2.html http://spoonercentral.com/BANDS/Accardi.html Is it true that his band was named for a line from "Sister Ray"?: http://www.45cat.com/record/45par...
by Sheila Klein
10 Dec 2017 00:41
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Danny says Nico
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Danny says Nico

Although it's from 15 years ago, Nico is timeless and this interview in which David Dalton elicits thoughtful and profound insights on her music and character from Danny Fields would scarcely be different were it from yesterday:

http://www.gadflyonline.com/home/06-24- ... -nico.html
by Sheila Klein
06 Dec 2017 02:53
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Sally Can't Dance No More
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: Sally Can't Dance No More

From the Wikipedia entry on "Mustang Sally": The chorus of the song includes the lyrics "ride, Sally, ride" — a phrase that became fodder for newspaper headlines in 1983, when astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. The Lou Reed song "Ride Sally Ride", which quotes these lyric...
by Sheila Klein
04 Dec 2017 06:58
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Sally Can't Dance No More
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Sally Can't Dance No More

According to the new DeCurtis bio, this low-movement ad was what the director came up with at the last minute, when Lou showed up for the shoot too wasted to perform the original and more elaborate idea:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3Ngt7VY-Iw
by Sheila Klein
04 Dec 2017 06:06
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

Re: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?

This one is damn interesting:

https://tinyurl.com/ycew9jsl

It's an odd duck of a book, but considering how maligned she was by Lou over the years it's valuable to finally get her story, biased though it may be, on the record.