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The Velvet Underground and Nico

Stuart looks back on the relationship between Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground, which came together on the band's 1967 album with German singer Nico.

Stuart looks back at the relationship between Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground, which came together on their 1967 album with German singer Nico. Andy Warhol expert Jean Wainwright joins Stuart to explain how Warhol came to manage The Velvets, why the dynamic fell apart and answers the burning question - what's with the banana?

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  • Rodney Bewes

    Dear Mother, Love Albert

    • Single.
    • Revolution.
  • Soma

    The Cats Never Sleep

    • Single.
    • Fruits de Mer.
  • Memory Band

    Children Of The Stones

    • 7'' Single.
    • Static Caravan.
  • The Velvet Underground

    The Velvet Underground & Nico

    • Velvet Underground & Nico.
    • Verve.
  • Veera Markanen

    12 Seconds Of Light

    • This Is Tomorrow Calling.
    • Demerara.
  • Component

    Three Thirteen E

    • Into Memory.
    • Wayside and Woodland.
  • Partisans & Partisans

    Flip The Sneck

    • Swamp.
    • Whirlwind.
  • The Velvet Underground

    Black Angel's Death Song

    • Velvet Underground And Nico.
    • Verve.
  • The Velvet Underground & Nico

    All Tomorrow's Parties

    • Velvet Underground And Nico.
    • Verve.
  • Ghost

    Spirit

    • Meliora.
    • Loma Vista /Seven Four Entertainment.
  • Visionary Hours

    Reaches Into Silence

    • Footfalls Echo.
    • Self Release.
  • Audience

    Leave It All Unsaid

    • Audience.
    • Lilith.
  • Morten Qvenild

    Turning Returning

    • Personal Piano.
    • Hubro.
  • Matching Mole

    Oh Caroline

    • Little Red Record.
    • CBS.
  • David Torn

    Spoke With Folks

    • Only Sky.
    • ECM.
  • King Tubby

    Marcus Dub

    • Dub Massive Volume 1.
    • Fuel 2000.
  • Cameron Vale

    Trophy Wife (Live for BBC Introducing At Manchester Jazz Festival)

  • The Velvet Underground

    European Son

    • Velvet Underground And Nico.
    • Verve.
  • Laurie Anderson

    Born Never Asked

    • Big Science.
    • Warner Bros..
  • Plinth

    14 Bathwick Hill

    • Collected Music Machines.

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