The Story of the Velvet Underground

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A young poet forced to undergo electroshock therapy: Lou Reed. A Welshman who came to New York to play experimental music: John Cale. A lost soul and drug addict who can play guitar: Sterling Morrison. And a friend’s little sister on the drums: Moe Tucker. The four of them came together to form The Velvet Underground, which would
soon gain a cult following and go on to revolutionize rock music in the second
half of the 20th century, influencing countless bands up through the present
day. Far from a hymn of praise or an encyclopedic biography, author and musician
Prosperi Buri offers up a story of The Velvet Underground which is in large part
his own story: that of a die-hard fan of the band. Funny and moving, insightful
and sordid, Buri’s tale strikes just the right note through its impassioned
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  • Booktype Graphic novel
  • Genre(s) Biography & Memoirs, Humor
  • Age rating 15+
  • Series complete
  • Publisher Dargaud (France)

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