The Velvet Underground ‎– A Walk With The Velvet Underground

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Midnight Beat ‎– MB CD 115/16/17/18/19
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Box Set, Compilation, Limited Edition, Numbered
5 × CD, Unofficial Release
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So Blue
1-1 The Jades (2) Leave Her For Me
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:14
1-2 The Jades (2) So Blue
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:08
1-3 The All Night Workers Why Don't You Smile
Written-By – Vance*, Cale*, Reed*, Philips*
2:29
1-4 The Primitives (3) Sneaky Pete
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Philips*Written-By [Incorrect] – Conrad*Written-By [Uncredited] – Jimmie Sims
2:01
1-5 The Beachnuts Cycle Annie
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:20
1-6 The Beachnuts I've Got A Tiger In My Tank
Written-By – Vance*, Sims*, Motta*, Philips*
2:10
1-7 The Velvet Underground You're Driving Me Insane
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:19
1-8 The Velvet Underground Foggy Notion
Written By [Incorrect] – WeissWritten-By – Yule*, Tucker*, Morrison*Written-By [Uncredited] – Lou Reed
6:18
1-9 The Velvet Underground Temptation Inside Your Heart
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:21
1-10 The Velvet Underground Ferryboat Bill
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:07
1-11 The Primitives (3) (Do) The Ostrich
Written-By – Reed*, Philips*Written-By [Incorrect] – Cale*, Conrad*Written-By [Uncredited] – Jerry Vance, Jimmie Sims
2:30
1-12 The Velvet Underground I'm Sticking With You
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:11
1-13 The Velvet Underground Countess From Hong Kong
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
3:19
1-14 The Velvet Underground Ride Into The Sun
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:44
1-15 The Velvet Underground Real Good Time Together
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:35
1-16 The Velvet Underground I Found A Reason
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:14
1-17 The Velvet Underground Falling In Love With The Falling Spikes (Part 1)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
17:47
1-18 The Velvet Underground It's Alright (The Way That You Live)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:47
1-19 The Velvet Underground One Of These Days
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:07
1-20 The Velvet Underground I'm Not Too Sorry (Now That You're Gone)
Written-By – John Cale, Reed*
2:13
1-21 The Velvet Underground Stephanie Says
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:44
2-1 The Velvet Underground Sheltered Life (Take #2)
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:56
2-2 The Velvet Underground Here She Comes Now
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Morrison*
2:24
2-3 The Velvet Underground Andy's Chest
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:58
2-4 The Velvet Underground Rock And Roll
Written-By – Lou Reed
5:08
2-5 The Velvet Underground She's My Best Friend
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:06
2-6 The Velvet Underground Loop
Written-By – John Cale
6:49
2-7 The Velvet Underground A Symphony Of Sound (Excerpt)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
19:09
2-8 The Velvet Underground Falling In Love With The Falling Spikes (Part 2)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
13:38
2-9 The Velvet Underground I'm Free
Written-By – Lou Reed
1:06
2-10 The Velvet Underground I Found A Reason
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:32
2-11 The Velvet Underground Walk And Talk
Written-By – Lou Reed
1:54
2-12 The Velvet Underground Head Held High
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:12
2-13 The Velvet Underground Diaries, Notes & Sketches (Excerpt)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
3:51
Afterhours
3-1 The Velvet Underground Pale Blue Eyes
Written-By – Lou Reed
6:00
3-2 The Velvet Underground I Can´t Stand It
Written-By – Lou Reed
8:02
3-3 The Velvet Underground Sister Ray
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
13:05
3-4 The Velvet Underground White Light / White Heat
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:34
3-5 The Velvet Underground I'm Waiting For The Man
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:08
3-6 Various Noise By The Velvet Underground (Part 1)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
16:17
3-7 Various Noise By The Velvet Underground (Part 2)
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
16:17
3-8 Lou Reed Interview With Lou Reed 5:27
4-1 The Velvet Underground There She Goes Again
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:42
4-2 The Velvet Underground ThE Black Angel's Death Song
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
3:17
4-3 The Velvet Underground European Son
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
8:05
4-4 Moe Tucker European Son Afterthoughts 0:32
4-5 The Velvet Underground The Gift
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*, Tucker*, Morrison*
8:26
4-6 The Velvet Underground What Goes On
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:45
4-7 The Velvet Underground Jesus
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:18
4-8 The Velvet Underground That's The Story Of My Life
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:00
4-9 The Velvet Underground After Hours
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:07
4-10 Moe Tucker Afterthoughts 0:39
4-11 The Velvet Underground Velvet Underground Ad 0:55
4-12 Nico (3) Chelsea Girl
Written-By – Reed*, Morrison*
4:30
4-13 Lou Reed, Fernando Saunders Walk On The Wild Side
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:06
4-14 Lou Reed Sweet Jane
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:40
4-15 Lou Reed NY Conversation
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:11
4-16 Lou Reed Wagon Of Wheel
Written-By – Lou Reed
3:02
4-17 Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:29
4-18 Lou Reed What Goes On/Follow The Leader/What Goes On Reprise
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:59
4-19 The Velvet Underground Candy Says
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:02
4-20 The Velvet Underground I'm Set Free
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:53
V U à Paris
5-1 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) I'm Waiting For The Man
Written-By – Lou Reed
5:25
5-2 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Wild Child
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:53
5-3 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Berlin
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:44
5-4 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Heroin
Written-By – Lou Reed
4:40
5-5 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Ghost Story
Written-By – John Cale
1:57
5-6 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) Femme Fatale
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:46
5-7 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) I'll Be Your Mirror
Written-By – Lou Reed
2:24
5-8 Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico (3) The Black Angel's Death Song
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
3:16
5-9 Lou Reed & John Cale Heroin
Written-By – Lou Reed
6:27
5-10 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #1
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:24
5-11 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #2
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
0:44
5-12 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #3
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
1:27
5-13 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #4
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:04
5-14 Lou Reed & John Cale Nobody But You #1
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
1:23
5-15 Lou Reed & John Cale Nobody But You #2
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:46
5-16 Lou Reed & John Cale Nobody But You #3
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:25
5-17 Lou Reed & John Cale Slip Away
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
1:36
5-18 Lou Reed & John Cale Hello It's Me #1
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
1:01
5-19 Lou Reed & John Cale Hello It's Me #2
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
1:02
5-20 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #5 1:48
5-21 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #6
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
0:36
5-22 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #7
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
0:37
5-23 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #8
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
2:15
5-24 Lou Reed & John Cale Forever Changed #9
Written-By – Cale*, Reed*
0:44
5-25 Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison & Maureen Tucker* Heroin
Written-By – Lou Reed
10:14

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Notes

1-1, 1-2: The Jades - 1957 / 1-3: The All Night Workers - 1964 / 1-4, 1-11: The Primitives - 1965 / 1-5, 1-6: The Beachnuts - 1964 / 1-7: The Roughnecks - 1964 / 1-8 to 1-10: demo versions / 1-12: acetate / 1-13 to 1-16: acetates, 1970 / 1-17: The Falling Spikes - Screentest - 1965 / 1-18, 1-20: recorded in an unheated studio on Broom St. in NYC, winter of 1966 / 1-19: recorded in a studio that MGM had set up as an office on 57th Street in NYC, early 1970 / 1-21: recorded in the RCA studio in NYC, winter of 1968

2-1, 2-2 : recorded in an unheated studio on Broom St. in NYC, winter of 1966 / 2-3 to 2-5: demo version / 2-6: first appeared on flexi-disc in Aspen Magazine in the issue dated december 1966, probably the only VU release Lou don't have a hand in writing / 2-7: finally the sound has been captured of the film that Andy Warhol did on the VU, 1966 / 2-8: The Falling Spikes - Screentest 1965, also incl. Hedy / 2-9: unreleased / 2-10, 2-12: rehearsal, various attempts - 1970 / 2-11: rehearsal / 2-13: Psychedelic Convention - Mini Movie - 1966.

3-1, 3-2: Family Dog - Oct -1969 / 3-3: previously unreleased version - 1969 / 3-4, 3-5: previously unreleased version of a press promotion gig - 1970 / 3-6, 3-7: soundtrack to an Andy Warhol Movie / 3-8 : K.V.A.N. radio, Portland, Oregon - 1969.

4-1 to 4-3, 4-5: mono mixes / 4-6 to 4-9: alt. mixes / 4-12: Nico sing for english TV program, Chelsea Hotel, NYC / 4-13: outtake with David Bowie - 1972 / 4-14 to 4-16: electric rehearsal - 1971 / 4-17, 4-18: acoustic rehearsal - 1971 / 4-19, 4-20: guitar amp tape, Boston Tea Party, march 15th 1969.

5-1 to 5-8: Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico Recorded live at The Bataclan Club, Paris, France, January 29th 1972 / 5-9: Lou Reed & John Cale Rehearsal, Paris, January 25th 1972 / 5-10 to 5-24: Lou Reed & John Cale Soundcheck, Jouy-en-Josas, Fondation Cartier, Paris, June 15th 1990 / 5-25: Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison & Maureen Tucker Recorded at Jouy-en-Josas, Fondation Cartier, Paris, June 15th 1990.

Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. 20-page booklet with photographs and liner notes.

℗1997 Midnight Beat, Luxembourg.

1-8 to 1-10, 1-12, 1-19, 1-21: rough mix demos, 1968-69.
1-12 to 1-16: acetate demos, late 1969.
1-17: actually contains MGM Music Factory 1968 interview, Oh Sweet Nuthin' live from Philadelphia 1970, some great energetic live soundcheck instrumental, snippets from Warhol movies.
1-18, 1-20, 2-1, 2-2: Ludlow Street demos, early 1967.
2-3 to 2-5: rough mix demos, 1969.
2-8: includes Hedy film soundtrack and interview from Music Factory.
2-9 to 2-12: Max's Kansas City rehearsal, summer 1970.
2-13: actually the sounds like a piece of Melody Laughter, The Dom, March 1966.
3-1, 3-2: actually from official 1969 Live set (Pale Blue Eyes from End Of Cole Ave, 19/10/69; I Can't Stand It from San Francisco, November, 1969).
3-3: actually End Of Cole Ave 2nd Night version, 19/10/69.
3-4, 3-5: actually Max's Kansas City, 26/7/70.
3-6, 3-7: actually from the East Village Other Electric Newspaper with very little VU content in part 1 and no VU content in part 2.
4-4, 4-10: excerpts of interview with Moe Tucker by Phil Milstein, MC Kostek, and Kate Messer.
4-11: radio ad for "The Velvet Underground" LP
4-13: actually from june 7, 1983, Italian TV program from Verona with regular 'live in italy band', though for this track it's only Lou and Fernando Saunders singing live over studio track.
4-14 to 4-16: Robinson's apartment session, electric rehearsal, 1971.
4-17, 4-18: Robinson's apartment session, acoustic rehearsal, 1971.
5-5: Tired And Hungry is actually Ghost Story

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 401997 115190
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): MBCD 115
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): MBCD 116
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): MBCD 117
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): MBCD 118
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 5): MBCD 119

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