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The Velvet Underground & Nico (3)The Velvet Underground & Nico

Label:Verve Records – V-5008
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono, East Coast Pressing, Emerson "Torso" back cover photo
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Garage Rock, Art Rock, Experimental, Psychedelic Rock

Tracklist

A1Sunday Morning
ProducerTom Wilson (2)
2:53
A2I'm Waiting For The Man4:37
A3Femme Fatale2:35
A4Venus In Furs5:07
A5Run Run Run4:18
A6All Tomorrow's Parties5:55
B1Heroin7:05
B2There She Goes Again2:30
B3I'll Be Your Mirror2:01
B4The Black Angel's Death Song
Written-ByJohn Cale, Lou Reed
3:10
B5European Son7:40
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Gatefold cover with banana sticker. First pressing with Emerson image upside down on the back cover.
East Coast pressing with labels giving "Side 1" and "Side 2" instead of "Side A" and "Side B", 1.25" pressing ring diameter instead deep groove 2.75" pressing ring diameter, credit Reed-Cale-Morrison-Tucker instead L.Reed-J. Cale-S. Morrison-M. Tucker.

"Three Prong Music. All Selections BMI"
"MGM RECORDS - A DIVISION OF METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER, INC. - Made in U.S.A."

Block-shaped 'S' engraved in the deadwax and the label fonts indicate a pressing by MGM Record Manufacturing Division, Bloomfield, New Jersey.

®© Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc./Printed in U.S.A.

[Uncredited Info]:
The actor Eric Emerson, protagonist of some multimedia films projected behind the group during the EPI, filed a lawsuit against the record label for the non-payment of the rights regarding his image that can be seen upside down on the back cover on this version. So between March and April 1967 the album was suddenly withdrawn from trade and shops. After a few months, the album was redistributed in a few copies with a huge sticker that covered the top of the offending photo and that you can see here The Velvet Underground & Nico (3) - The Velvet Underground & Nico.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): MG-558
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): MG-559
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, [1C block-shaped "S"]] stamped, variant 1): V5008 side 1 MG 558 Rev 15 block-shaped "S"
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, [12, symbol [see photo]] stamped, variant 1): V5008 SIDe 2 MG 559 12 symbol [see photo]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, [12 block-shaped "S"] stamped, variant 2): V5008 side 1 MG 558 Rev 12 block-shaped "S"
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, [11, symbol [see photo]] stamped, variant 2): V5008 SIDe 2 MG 559 11 symbol [see photo]

Other Versions (5 of 386)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
The Velvet Underground & Nico (2×LP, Single Sided, Album, Test Pressing, Stereo)Verve RecordsV6-5008US1966
The Velvet Underground & Nico (LP, Album, Stereo, West Coast Pressing)Verve Records, Verve RecordsV6-5008, V6/5008US1967
The Velvet Underground & Nico (LP, Album, Mono, East Coast Pressing, Emerson Lawsuit Threat Sticker)Verve RecordsV-5008US1967
The Velvet Underground & Nico (LP, Album, Mono, West Coast pressing)Verve Records, Verve RecordsV-5008, V/5008US1967
New Submission
The Velvet Underground & Nico (LP, Album, Promo, Mono, East Coast Pressing)Verve RecordsV-5008US1967

Reviews

carsonbrunet's profile picture
carsonbrunet
Easily the most overrated album of all time. Discuss below :)
TheFleshExp's profile picture
TheFleshExp
I have a nice Mono torso sleeve. Just missing the disc. It’s maddening. Anyone who has a nice disc sans sleeve and wants to sell it HMU.
rendezvous65's profile picture
rendezvous65
I wonder why this goes for a lot of money?
mhinojos9's profile picture
mhinojos9
Ok..I’m guess what I actually own the mono original pressing, but why is that, because this the most straightforward I’ve had with a an LP. So my vulgar comment gets by because well every considers it to be the best, sure I broke the bank but at a cost, now if only I had more luck with people giving me an answer on what pressing to get for the other ones! Looks like that ain’t happening.
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d-scan
I need help identifying my copy!
V-5008 on the spine; V/V6-5008 listed on the gatefold; Verve sticker on the back; V-5008 and Side 1/Side 2 on the label; Side 1 etching has VG-558 Rev; no discernible "S" stamp or other numbers.