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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

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 Wales knew who he was. At the time, he was studying "serious music" and working on "experimental music," and hanging out with Aaron Copeland and John Cage. Two years later, in 1965, he and Lou Reed co-founded the Velvet Underground and changed pop culture. After that, lots and lots of people started knowing who he was. On this live version of "Ship Of Fools," (written for his 1974 solo release, Fear), Cale is joined by Chrissie Hynde and Nick Cave and I believe it was filmed for the Songwriter's Circle at the BBC Studios in London:

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