Velvet Underground

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Rough Guides, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 300 pages
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Sporting shades and a feedback-heavy sounds, the Velvets straddled art and rock, changing popular music forever, and sowing the seeds for punk, grunge and thousands of countercultural four-chord wonders. The Rough Guide to The Velvet Underground explores: The Velvet Story: How Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, John Cale and the others emerged from the New York scene, their successes and excesses and what happened to each in their solo years. Velvet Music: From their 1967 debut with Nico to their 1993 reunion with all the tales behind the tunes. Velvet Universe: Everybody who was anybody in the Velvet's world, taking in Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, David Bowie, Delmore, Schwaretsz and Brian Eno. Velvet Goldmine: The "Underground" on screen, the Velvets' New York, clubs, influences, covers, websites and more.

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Very informative, but lots of editorial voice. Somewhat biased. Read full review

Review: The Rough Guide to the Velvet Underground

User Review  - Hailey Wait - Goodreads

Very informative, but lots of editorial voice. Somewhat biased. Read full review

Contents

The Early Years 19421965
9
The Reunion Years 19871993
109
The Albums
137
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Peter Hogan has over 20 years of writing and journalist experience, authoring a series of well-received books and articles on music, film, and popular culture in the UK.

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