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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City by Lou Reed and John Cale. Although they had little commercial success at the time, the band is often cited as one of the most important and influential groups of all time. In 1982, Brian Eno said that while the first Velvet Underground album sold only 30,000 copies in its early years, "everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band." Andy...

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