John Cale
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1942-03-09
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John Cale

Biography

John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American experimental rock band the Velvet Underground. Though best known for his work in rock music, Cale ...

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Biography

John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American experimental rock band the Velvet Underground.

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Close Watch (M:Fans Version)
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Close Watch (M:Fans Version)
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Darling I Need You (Radio 1 Session, 1 May 1975)
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Darling I Need You (Radio 1 Session, 1 May 1975)
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You Know More Than I Know (John Peel session, 5 Jan 1975)
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You Know More Than I Know (John Peel session, 5 Jan 1975)
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Taking It All Away (John Peel session, 5 Jan 1975)
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Taking It All Away (John Peel session, 5 Jan 1975)
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Fear (Radio 1 Session, 1 May 1975)
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Fear (Radio 1 Session, 1 May 1975)
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Child's Christmas In Wales
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Child's Christmas In Wales
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Ar Lan y Mor
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Ar Lan y Mor
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You Know More Than I Know (6Music Session, 16 Mar 2007)
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You Know More Than I Know (6Music Session, 16 Mar 2007)
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Gravel (6Music Session, 16 Mar 2007)
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Gravel (6Music Session, 16 Mar 2007)
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Leaving It Up To You
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Leaving It Up To You
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All My Friends
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All My Friends
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John Cale Biography

John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American experimental rock band the Velvet Underground.

Though best known for his work in rock music, Cale has worked in various genres including drone and classical, and studied music at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Since departing from the Velvet Underground in 1968 he has released approximately 30 albums. Of his solo work, Cale is perhaps best known for his album Paris 1919, and his cover version of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", plus his mid-1970s Island Records trilogy of albums: Fear, Slow Dazzle and Helen of Troy.

Cale has produced or collaborated with Lou Reed, Nico, La Monte Young, John Cage, Terry Riley, Hector Zazou, Cranes, Nick Drake, Mike Heron, Kevin Ayers, Brian Eno, Patti Smith, the Stooges, Lio, the Modern Lovers, Art Bergmann, Manic Street Preachers and frontman James Dean Bradfield, Super Furry Animals, Marc Almond, Element of Crime, Squeeze, Happy Mondays, LCD Soundsystem, the Replacements, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Animal Collective.

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