The Velvet Underground at (maybe) Fillmore Auditorium 1966 DVD

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The Velvet Underground at (maybe) Fillmore Auditorium 1966 DVD

Post by sm7609 » 31 Jul 2018 02:30

OK folks! After sorting out a bunch of issues, here is a VERY short bit of new footage, most likely from the Fillmore Auditorium. Filmed by Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and erroneously inserted in a 1989 documentary about the Acid Tests. Almost all of the footage is of the audience, but there are tantalizing glimpses of Moe and Nico/Sterling (probably). Probably for completists only, but any footage is worth having IMO. Enjoy!

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HRnTN ... dd4dCK9HZo

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Re: The Velvet Underground at (maybe) Fillmore Auditorium 1966 DVD

Post by schnittstelle » 31 Jul 2018 05:58

Amazing footage! Thank you very much!

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Post by lurid » 31 Jul 2018 09:20

Great find! Thanks a lot.

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Post by taxine » 31 Jul 2018 10:34

You made my day Scott...pretty cool vid, !!
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This is the place where she lay her head when she went to bed at night....

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Re: The Velvet Underground at (maybe) Fillmore Auditorium 1966 DVD

Post by velvetwill1 » 31 Jul 2018 19:33

Thanks for sharing!

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Post by bleach » 31 Jul 2018 21:08

Thanks very much SM this is what I picked out on the first few run throughs...

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Post by Elvis Plebsley » 31 Jul 2018 23:51

Wow! Great find. Thanks for sharing

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Post by Sheila Klein » 01 Aug 2018 03:26

Great work identifying this footage, and my gratitude for your efforts in posting it here for us. Having seen the fuller sequence in which this clip occurs, can you verify that the audio is from a different group altogether? It sounds like Grateful Dead to me, which is reasonable given the film's theme but the absence of context leaves me less than certain.

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Post by peppergomez » 02 Aug 2018 02:45

Cool. There's a few seconds of Gerard doing his whip dance.

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Re: The Velvet Underground at (maybe) Fillmore Auditorium 1966 DVD

Post by velvetfan » 21 Oct 2018 20:54

thanks so much! Have seen no new VU footage since the BTP video. It's a shame that we didn't get an Emerson project for tarot Cards.

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