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by Wick Pick
24 Mar 2019 18:06
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: John Cale recorded five '3rd' album songs with VU?
Replies: 39
Views: 5374

Re: John Cale recorded five '3rd' album songs with VU?

I remember that quote. It’s too bad, the song went on to be one of their most enduring songs. I would have loved to hear the 1966-era band do a studio version.
by Wick Pick
24 Mar 2019 17:11
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: John Cale recorded five '3rd' album songs with VU?
Replies: 39
Views: 5374

Re: John Cale recorded five '3rd' album songs with VU?

Story of My Life is on the setlist for Poor Richard's in Chicago June 23 - July 3, 1966, along with "PB Eyes" and some other oddities.
Quite remarkable especially given that it was the first gig without Lou Reed. Weren't those the songs Lou secretly wanted to play but John wasn't having it?
by Wick Pick
17 Mar 2019 14:45
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6801

Re: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015

It seems the Pickwick song Put Your Money Down On The Tab, that was a known title but unconfirmed it Lou Reed was the main writer or just listed as a co-writer, is on the 11-song demo as 'Put Your Money Down'.
by Wick Pick
16 Mar 2019 21:30
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6801

Re: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015

So can we assume that the Bob Ragonis tape is a completely different tape but recorded on the same day or close to the same day as the 11-song Pickwick demo tape?
by Wick Pick
15 Mar 2019 16:07
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6801

Re: Lou Reed Papers, 1958-2015

Incredible!!!!!!
by Wick Pick
18 Feb 2019 22:32
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: The Electric Circus
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: The Electric Circus

I’m not sure what the New York Wing is but I think 99 Queen St East is the City TV building in Toronto . This makes sense since in the late 1980’s I would watch The Electric Cirus, which was a live dance party on City TV.
by Wick Pick
19 Jan 2019 19:25
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Prominent Men: Early Demos
Replies: 23
Views: 5395

Re: Prominent Men: Early Demos

Yes, TSGA is on the setlist for the Summit High School gig in NJ in early December 1965.
by Wick Pick
19 Jan 2019 13:27
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Prominent Men: Early Demos
Replies: 23
Views: 5395

Re: Prominent Men: Early Demos

There She Goes Again may have been sung by Nico live, though I’m pretty sure she never tried singing that song again after the initial rehearsal, but it certainly wasn’t written FOR her. It is a 1965 song that predates the meeting of the VU Warhol and Nico. Here She Comes Now on the other hand seems...
by Wick Pick
03 Jan 2019 22:33
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Prominent Men: Early Demos
Replies: 23
Views: 5395

Re: Prominent Men: Early Demos

Lou was always writing songs of a more tender sort. And it seems he had long been intent on recording his songs for posterity or copyright etc. even if they weren't going to be VU songs. Since I read about Lou recording, or wanting to record a folk album, I have put together a playlist similar to th...
by Wick Pick
20 Mar 2018 11:59
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Transmission Impossible
Replies: 16
Views: 5594

Re: Transmission Impossible

Maybe the Lou Reed archive has access to the full original tapes... Of recordings known to exist, hearing an early version of Men Of Good Fortune has to be one of the ones I most want to hear. Also, I wanted to note, given that they include the song title of any little riff that gets played like Day...