Episode 47: The Velvet Underground and Nico, track by track, part two

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EPISODIX:

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March 14, 2017

Music:

Songs from The Velvet Underground and Nico (Verve) March 12, 1967

  • “Femme Fatale”
  • “Venus in Furs”

Notes:

This is Mark Jenkins‘ second appearance on RTS.

“Femme Fatale” was issued as the b-side of the “Sunday Morning” single, which preceded the release of the Velvet Underground and Nico by about 4 months.

Duran Duran once covered “Femme Fatale” yikes. But so did Big Star:

And lots of other people.

That book that gives “Venus in Furs” its context and outline. And John Cale with those electric guitar strings on his viola, yeah?


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