The Velvet Underground ‎– Something Different

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A1 Venus In Furs
Written-By – Lou Reed
A2 Prominent Men
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
A3 Heroin
Written-By – Lou Reed
A4 I'm Waiting For My Man
Written-By – Lou Reed
A5 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Written-By – Lou Reed
B1 All Tomorrow's Parties
Written-By – Lou Reed
B2 There Is No Reason
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
B3 Sheltered Life
Written-By – Lou Reed
B4 It's All Right (The Way That You Live)
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
B5 I'm Not Too Sorry
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed
B6 Here She Comes Now
Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison
B7 Guess I'm Falling In Love
Written-By – J. Cale*, L. Reed*, M. Tucker*, S. Morrison*
B8 Booker T.
Written-By – J. Cale*, L. Reed*, M. Tucker*, S. Morrison*

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All tracks available on Peel Slowly And See boxset, most likely the source for these tracks.

A1-B1: The Velvet Underground Demo Tape. Recorded 1965 in John Cale's loft in Ludlow St. lower Manhattan,
B2-B6: The Velvet Underground Demo Acetate. Recorded 1967 in John Cale's loft in Ludlow St. lower Manhattan
B7,B8: Recorded live April 1967 at the Gymnasium, New York City.

Plain white labels.
Front cover with the book by Michael Leigh, on the back the poster for the concert at Woodrose Ballroom in March 1969.

[Uncredited Info]:
B2-B6: demo acetates, probably december 1965, New York City, New York.

The actual place and date for these recordings remain unclear.
"According to Sterling Morrison, these songs were recorded in an unheated studio on Broom St. in New York City in the winter of 1966, "probably in November or December." Philip Milstein, And So On liner notes.

In Peel Slowly And See boxed set liner notes, those tracks are said to be "recorded early 1967 at John Cale's Ludlow Street loft in lower Manhattan".

"John Cale's Ludlow Street loft, december 1965"
The Velvet Underground: New York Art
Edited by Johan Kugelberg, Foreword by Lou Reed, Contribution by Vaclav Havel, Maureen Tucker and Jon Savage

Lou Reed moves into the 56 Ludlow Street apartement in Spring 1965. The band move to 450 Grand Street early Autumn 1965, and leaves the Factory for a rehearsal space on Broome Street in August 1966.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): VU 6567-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): VU 6567-B

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