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by peppergomez
09 Jul 2018 08:11
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Boston Tea Party official recordings?
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: Boston Tea Party official recordings?

It's also a real shame that the September '68 BTP tapes have never surfaced. Probably the last recordings of VU with Cale. Imagine hearing What Goes On with him on organ. These tapes are listed as existing in the old VU fanzine What Goes On.
by peppergomez
09 Jul 2018 08:09
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: 1966 footage of the Velvet Underground shot by Jonas Mekas
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: 1966 footage of the Velvet Underground shot by Jonas Mekas

we get these tiny slivers of glimpses back into VU in the heyday...it's quite the tease. :-)
by peppergomez
01 Jul 2018 01:49
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: 1966 footage of the Velvet Underground shot by Jonas Mekas
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: 1966 footage of the Velvet Underground shot by Jonas Mekas

'66 footage of VU from SF? That was rumored to exist and would be awesome if it does. Link?
by peppergomez
22 Jun 2018 01:51
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: William Kermit Smith
Replies: 15
Views: 1274

Re: William Kermit Smith

here's a pic of that rat Steve Sesnick

https://www.americanradiohistory.com/hd ... rground%22
by peppergomez
18 Mar 2018 04:43
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: What's Happening, Mr. Silver?
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Re: What's Happening, Mr. Silver?

good find...interested to hear back from anyone who sees this
by peppergomez
16 Feb 2018 02:40
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: NY Times slideshow of Dom pics '66
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Re: NY Times slideshow of Dom pics '66

yeah, they didn't have the projections and the lights going, which makes it look less of a happening
by peppergomez
26 Jan 2018 08:11
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?
Replies: 13
Views: 1422

Re: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?

if that's your way of saying I've expressed similar opinions before, then, yeah, I guess it is
by peppergomez
26 Jan 2018 01:31
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?
Replies: 13
Views: 1422

Re: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?

I wanted to like most of Lou's solo material but without the band, most of it just doesn't measure up for me. Plus his singing, songwriting, and playing in VU seems a lot more passionate and (in the Cale era) more innovative than his solo material. I suspect he spent most of the 70s in a haze of dru...
by peppergomez
26 Jan 2018 01:31
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?
Replies: 13
Views: 1422

Re: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?

I wanted to like most of Lou's solo material but without the band, most of it just doesn't measure up for me. Plus his singing, songwriting, and playing seems a lot more passionate and (in the Cale era) more innovative than his solo material. I suspect he spent most of the 70s in a haze of drugs and...