UPDATE: Full report on Lou tribute concert in NYC with Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, Philip Glass, Mo Tucker, Paul Simon ("Pale Blue Eyes"), spoken word, prayers, and more. Jim Fouratt with 105 minutes of highlights, below:
Earlier: My old Crawdaddy colleague Jon Pareles with a preview today at NYT of the new Velvet Underground expanded set re: their 1967 second album White Light/White Heat. I posted one cut recently but here's a real bonus: the little-remembered "Heard Her Call My Name," live from their re-union tour (and the wild original).
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Velvets' Revolution
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