Velvet Underground: Rock and Roll

Posted on Jan 19, 2012

The Velvet Underground, one of the most influential bands of the 1960s. They were Andy Warhol’s house band. Their first paying gig ($75) was at Summit High School in New Jersey. This song comes from the album “Loaded” (as in loaded with hits), which is the last studio album recorded with lead singer Lou Reed. In fact, Reed reportedly left the band before this album was even released.

This song just plain rocks. dig it.