John Cale
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1942-03-09
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John Cale Biography (Wikipedia)

John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a musician, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer, born in Wales, who was a founding member of the experimental rock band the Velvet Underground. Over his five-decade career, Cale has worked in various styles across rock, drone, classical, avant-garde, and electronic music. He studied music at Goldsmiths College, University of London, before relocating to New York City's downtown music scene in the mid-1960s, where he performed as part of the Theatre of Eternal Music and formed the Velvet Underground. Since leaving the band 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, the Soldier String Quartet, and Animal Collective. He produced the first albums of the Stooges, the Modern Lovers, Patti Smith, Squeeze, and Happy Mondays.

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Big White Cloud
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Big White Cloud
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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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Fear (John Peel session 1 May 1975)
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Fear (John Peel session 1 May 1975)
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Darling I Need You (John Peel session, 5 Jan 1975)
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Darling I Need You (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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Close Watch (Music For A New Society)
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Close Watch (Music For A New Society)
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Child's Christmas In Wales
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Child's Christmas In Wales
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Fear Is a Man's Best Friend
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Fear Is a Man's Best Friend
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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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Space Oddity
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Space Oddity
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Valentines Day (David Bowie Prom 29th July 2016)
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Valentines Day (David Bowie Prom 29th July 2016)
Stargaze
Space Oddity
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Space Oddity
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Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day
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Space Oddity (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Space Oddity (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Sorrow (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Sorrow (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Valentine's Day (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Valentine's Day (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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I Keep A Close Watch
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I Keep A Close Watch
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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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Hanky Panky Nohow
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Hanky Panky Nohow
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