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by bradski
13 Mar 2019 20:53
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: VU Photo Thread
Replies: 568
Views: 138162

Re: VU Photo Thread

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[No idea if this has been posted before, apologies if it has. I've never seen it.]
Apparently in 1964 John Cale and Lou Reed entertained chidren at parties dressed up as Batman & Robin.
Does it look like Cale? Not sure.
by bradski
02 Mar 2019 22:08
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Airing of 'Waiting' 65 demo on 'Walking the Wild Mind' BBC R4
Replies: 6
Views: 541

Re: Airing of 'Waiting' 65 demo on 'Walking the Wild Mind' BBC R4

https://i.imgur.com/g1zBG8Y.png I just caught the tail end of this BBC programme. Sounded interesting, although I don't know what Suzanne Vega has to do with the price of fish. It will be on the 'listen again' facility for a month I would imagine. They played the 1965 demo of IWFTM at the end with ...
by bradski
27 Oct 2018 11:22
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Details about Lou's archive
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: Details about Lou's archive

What a great read! Thanks.
by bradski
13 Sep 2018 08:43
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: VU & Nico 'mega collection' podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 722

VU & Nico 'mega collection' podcast

Ep072: Velvet Underground Mega Collection & Bob Marley's Lost Tapes March 27, 2017 Mega Vinyl Collector Mark Satlof talks about the history of the Velvet Underground & Nico LP and what inspired him to own over 800 copies. Plus we talk to the man who saved and restored a dozen of Bob Marley's multi-t...
by bradski
25 Aug 2018 12:31
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: 2004 mono banana
Replies: 2
Views: 895

2004 mono banana

Re: the 2004 mono banana album. The one with the black sticker that reads "Finally the original MONO VERSION • Limited Edition Classic Lp • High Definition Premium Virgin Vinyl Pressing For Super Fidelity • The Nicest Thing You Can Do For Your Ears" This is tagged as 'unofficial' on Discogs. There i...
by bradski
10 Jul 2018 16:00
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bataclan edition
Replies: 12
Views: 2907

New Bataclan edition

For anybody interested - new 'Pledge' edition of Le Bataclan, Paris, Jan 29, ‘72 'reunion'. Limited Edition, Coloured 180g Vinyl 2LP (One Red, One Blue), in a hand numbered gatefold sleeve. "Presented here, together with background notes, bonus DVD and two rare tracks culled from a rehearsal held in...
by bradski
02 Mar 2018 14:06
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Lou's lost poetry
Replies: 14
Views: 3402

Lou's lost poetry

Lou's lost poetry from 1970 to be published: "A collection of the songwriter’s previously unseen poems will be published later this year, along with recordings of him performing them at St Mark’s Church, New York, in 1971 (with Allen Ginsberg in the audience). The book, entitled Do Angels Need Hairc...
by bradski
20 Feb 2018 19:48
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Book from Alfredo Garcia
Replies: 8
Views: 2801

Re: New Book from Alfredo Garcia

I got my copy on Saturday. Superb work. Thanks Alfredo.
by bradski
26 Jan 2018 10:31
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?
Replies: 13
Views: 2886

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

I love all LR's 70s albums. But admittedly - there's very very few songs on a par with his VU material; Coney Island Baby and Street Hassle are up there I think. I got into Lou through Transformer which was a massive hit at my school around 1974. I then heard Mick Ronson's version of White Light/Whi...
by bradski
26 Jan 2018 10:31
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: would you follow lou reed if he hadn't been in VU?
Replies: 13
Views: 2886

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

I love all LR's 70s albums. But admittedly - there's very very few songs on a par with his VU material; Coney Island Baby and Street Hassle are up there I think. I got into Lou through Transformer which was a massive hit at my school around 1974. I then heard Mick Ronson's version of White Light/Whi...