Moe Tucker

Talking ‘Velvet Underground Experience’ and Tales of Lou Reed

Last modified December 4, 2018 at 11:40 am

The Velvet Underground’s first ever gig was at a high school in Summit, New Jersey, opening for 1960s garage band, The Myddle Class. Soon after the Velvets started their three-song set (and, yes, that included the song “Heroin”), most of the students walked out. Within one year, they had Andy Warhol as manager and were […]

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Former Velvet Underground Drummer Moe Tucker Pays Tribute to Lou Reed

Posted December 17, 2013 at 11:24 am

Nearly two months after we lost Lou Reed, his former Velvet Underground bandmate Moe Tucker penned a tearjerker of a tribute. Published Saturday in The Guardian, the drummer’s eulogy reveals the deep friendship between the musicians, and the group dynamic out there on the fringe of 1960s music scene. The full treatment is certainly worth […]

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