As giant fan of early Velvet Underground (and their Live '69 double-lp is one of greatest albums ever) I've kept an eye on this lawsuit, wherein former members Lou Reed and John Cale are claiming trademark infringement on the famous banana created by Andy Warhol for one of their first albums (but now widely distributed). You can catch up here. Lou and the gang below, waiting for the man, with Warhol home movies.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Velvet Revolution--Over Warhol Album Cover
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