Posts in category "Velvet Underground"

My 11 Favorite American Bands of the '60s

I typically think of Hendrix individually, but it was the JHE that was elected to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, not Jimi alone. Listen to the Are You Experienced album and consider that it came less than a decade after Buddy Holly. At the time, it must have seemed like Martians came to Earth.
On Friday night, I caught an outstanding solo performance by Roger McGuinn, who had been the central figure in The Byrds, one of the best bands of the 1960s. (You can read my review here.) With McGuinn’s famed Rickenbacker guitar still ringing in my ears a couple nights later, I’m inspired to devote today’s Booth... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Foggy Notion" by Velvet Underground

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Foggy Notion” by The Velvet Underground Recorded in 1969 and inexplicably not released until 1984 on the compilation album “VU”…some bands would die to have tracks like this floating around in the can, but this was standard fare for the Velvet Underground. The VU lineup on this track includes... Read more »
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