Velvet Underground

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Lou Reed
The 2006 version of 'Sweet Jane,' in honor of the rock n' roll great who died this weekend. Read more...
C&L's Late Night Music Club With Velvet Underground
I'm running (or will have run by the time this is posted) my first 50k trail race today and this song is, pun intended, running through my head. Although I won't be running to find heroin, I expect that it will get pretty psychedelic. Have a good Read more...
The Last Of The Virgin Megastores Closes Down
I remember when the Virgin Megastore opened in New York City in 1992, and kicked Tower and HMV in the hind, as promised. Still, for the rest of the de Read more...
Big Star To Release Box Set With Unreleased Materials Galore
I am so excited I am bouncing up and down in my chair and making my co-workers very suspicious. Big Star, the brilliant, beautiful and seemingly curse Read more...
Late Night Music Club With Velvet Underground
This album changed music. Read more...

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Late Night Music Club With The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Undergound's 1967 semi-eponymous debut, The Velvet Underground and Nico is about as close to perfect as an album gets... at least in my boo Read more...
Late Night Music Club With John Cale
John Cale has a secret-- or at least he did in 1963, regarding Eric Satie's Vexations. In 1963, when he was 21, not many people outside of his native Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tim Buckley
Not many people know who Tim Buckley was, or maybe they just that he was Jeff Buckley's dad. Tim was around my age and we met when we were teenagers. Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Velvet Underground
Lou Reed wrote "Pale Blue Eyes" in the late 60's and his band, the Velvet Underground, recorded in it 1968. Although the original, somewhat melancholy Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tim Buckley's "Song To The Siren"
(guest blogged by Howie Klein) Tim Buckley showed up in NY when I was in college. He wasn't famous. He was with Jackson Browne, who also wasn't famou Read more...