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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground
Formed: 1964 in New York, NY
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Disbanded: 1973
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: John Cale, Nico, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker, Willie "Loco" Ale..., Angus MacLise, Sterling Morrison, Doug Yule
Biography: Few rock groups can claim to have broken so much new territory, and maintain such consistent brilliance on record, as the Velvet Underground during their brief lifespan. It was the group's lot to be ahead of, or at least out of step with, their time. The mid- to late '60s was an era of explosive growth ...Read full biography
The Velvet Underground
Released: 1969
Label: Universal Motown Records Group.
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Upon first release, the Velvet Underground's self-titled third album must have surprised their fans nearly as much as their first two albums shocked the few mainstream music fans who heard them. After ...Read full review
The Velvet Underground & Nico [Deluxe Edition]
Released: 1967
Label: POLYDOR
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The "deluxe edition" of the Velvet Underground's classic debut album is somewhat disappointing in that it fails to offer any previously unreleased material, even as it expands its length from one to two ...Read full review