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by Sheila Klein
10 Dec 2017 00:41
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Danny says Nico
Replies: 1
Views: 80

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/06-24-02/music-nico.html
by Sheila Klein
06 Dec 2017 02:53
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Sally Can't Dance No More
Replies: 8
Views: 320

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&q...
by Sheila Klein
04 Dec 2017 06:58
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Sally Can't Dance No More
Replies: 8
Views: 320

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: 546

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.
by Sheila Klein
03 Dec 2017 20:08
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: VU Photo Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 87455

Re: VU Photo Thread

From local newsletter, preview of VU at Alpine Ski Lodge: http://songpoemmusic.com/vuforum/AlpineSkiLodge/03.jpg http://songpoemmusic.com/vuforum/AlpineSkiLodge/01.jpg http://songpoemmusic.com/vuforum/AlpineSkiLodge/02.jpg Are there other pix of this lineup?
by Sheila Klein
03 Dec 2017 20:03
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: VU Photo Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 87455

Re: VU Photo Thread

Angus MacLise, Military Policeman:

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by Sheila Klein
29 Nov 2017 04:13
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?
Replies: 10
Views: 546

Re: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?

What is Bull Dung Review?


The actual title is Bull Tongue Review, but I'll call it Dung if I want to!
by Sheila Klein
28 Nov 2017 03:30
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?
Replies: 10
Views: 546

Re: Anyone else read the new DeCurtis Lou bio?

I did review the Aidan Levy book, for Byron Coley's Bull Dung Review , although the issue it's for has yet to be published. The review byline, by the way, is a play on Lou's mother's original name of Toby Futterman. --Phil M. Dirty Blvd. , by Aidan Levy review by Phobie Tutterman I have studied the ...
by Sheila Klein
23 Oct 2017 04:57
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Thunderthigh sighting
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Thunderthigh sighting

A friend of mine who lives in Cambridge, England sent this report a few days ago: This was an unexpected encounter in my local bicycle shop. There was another customer in there, a lady in her late sixties, I’d say. As is the way, Colin the shop’s owner and the two of us chatted away, she saying that...
by Sheila Klein
22 Oct 2017 04:46
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Reed at Hammersmith Odeon 1975
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: Reed at Hammersmith Odeon 1975

pdf document: Reed_Hamsmith_75_01.pdf


Max Bell: NME

pdf document: Reed_Hamsmith_75_02.pdf


Mike Flood Page: Sounds

pdf document: Reed_Hamsmith_75_03.pdf


Allan Jones: Melody Maker

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