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Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 12 Apr 2017 17:32
by Clutch
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From here: https://recordmecca.com/item-archives/v ... -passport/

I wonder, how tall was Sterl?

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 15 Apr 2017 00:33
by peppergomez

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 15 Apr 2017 13:34
by taxine
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Wow,amazing pictures,I love these early pictures,awewsome close up how young looks everyone even Andy......the girl next to Igrid looks Sussanah Campbell.

Great find peper !!

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 15 Apr 2017 19:13
by iaredatsun
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so much for that...how the **** is one supposed to upload images?

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2017/0 ... -IGH3.html

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2017/0 ... -ZIAG.html
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Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 16 Apr 2017 12:57
by taxine
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Beautiful Nico and Tom Wilson set of pix in studio recording Chelsea girls LP,the girl seated in the corner looks some Nico&Tom's friend but who's the guy suited;looks a Verve Records head manager visiting the studio,any idea ??

source:getty images

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 16 Apr 2017 17:12
by Sheila Klein
That is Harvey Cowan, producer of Wilson's "promotainment"* radio series The Music Factory. This staged set of photos seems to suggest that Nico was an on-air guest at one point, but only an ad for her Chelsea Girls album was ever aired (although it was aired many times).

*In the guise of a "free-form" FM radio show, it was actually an extended ad for MGM/Verve Records, distributed free to any station willing to play it.

Irwin Chusid is in the midst of replaying the Music Factory episodes on his WFMU show, in full and in sequence from #1. See http://wfmu.org/playlists/IC for info and links to archived versions of those programs.

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 18 Apr 2017 11:30
by taxine
Sheila Klein wrote:That is Harvey Cowan, producer of Wilson's "promotainment"* radio series The Music Factory. This staged set of photos seems to suggest that Nico was an on-air guest at one point, but only an ad for her Chelsea Girls album was ever aired (although it was aired many times).

*In the guise of a "free-form" FM radio show, it was actually an extended ad for MGM/Verve Records, distributed free to any station willing to play it.

Irwin Chusid is in the midst of replaying the Music Factory episodes on his WFMU show, in full and in sequence from #1. See http://wfmu.org/playlists/IC for info and links to archived versions of those programs.
Many thannks for the great piece of information dear Phil.....definitively is a radio station,in fact the pictures was entitled as "The Music Factory".

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 18 Apr 2017 22:07
by iaredatsun
Maybe old stuff but both from Joe Dallesandro's twitter feed... second by Brigid Polk.

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Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 19 Apr 2017 19:04
by Sheila Klein
Caption of Music Factory photos, per Getty Images website:
NEW YORK: Record executive and producer Harvey Cowan and record producer and D.J. Tom Wilson are joined by singer Nico (aka Christa Paffgen) -- who is promoting her album Chelsea Girl which Wilson produced -- in the studio recording their radio show The Music Factory at ABC studios on June 21, 1967 in New York, New York. (Photo by PoPsie Randolph/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
The mystery woman in the second photo is Phyllis Smith (aka Phyllis Altenhaus), Wilson's secretary and frequent companion. She was also an actress and film editor, and is featured prominently in Zappa's Uncle Meat film.

Re: VU Photo Thread

Posted: 22 Apr 2017 19:22
by Clutch
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High-angle exterior view outside the entrance to The Dom (from 'Polski Dom Narodowy' or 'Polish National Home', 23 St. Mark's Place), where a banner advertises 'Warhol; Live; The Velvet Underground; Live Dancing; Films; Party Event Now,' part of Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable series of staged, multimedia events, March 31, 1966.

Source: http://www.savethevillagetours.com/tours/#tours-list