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Velvet Underground Co-Founder John Cale on Album Paris 1919

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John Cale, 1983 Yves Lorson

John Cale was a founding member of the Velvet Underground, then went on to have a prolific solo career and to produce the debut albums for Patti Smith, Squeeze, and the Stooges.

This Thursday, Sept 30, he's playing one of his most acclaimed solo albums -- Paris 1919 -- in its entirety, with the backing of the UCLA Philharmonia. Off-Ramp's Kevin Ferguson talked with Cale between rehearsals.

(Top photo by Yves Lorson via CC)

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