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John Cale

About

John Davies Cale (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American rock band the Velvet Underground. Over his six-decade career, Cale has worked in various styles across rock, drone, classical, avant-garde and electronic music.He studied music at Goldsmiths College, University of London, before relocating in 1963 to New York City's downtown music scene, where he performed as part of the Theatre of Eternal Music and formed the Velvet Underground. Since leaving the band in 1968, Cale has released 16 solo studio albums, including the widely acclaimed Paris 1919 (1973) and Music for a New Society (1982). Cale has also acquired a reputation as an adventurous record producer, working on the debut albums of several innovative artists, including the Stooges and Patti Smith.

Articles

August 1, 2022

John Cale and David Bowie Go Barhopping in Animated ‘Night Crawling’ Video

Former Velvet Underground member reminisces about running into the Thin White Duke with hopes of making music but instead running around New York City

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August 1, 2022

John Cale shares animated video for new single ‘Night Crawling’ featuring David Bowie

“There was this period around the mid-late 70s when David and I would run into each other in New York" The post John Cale shares animated video for new single ‘Night Crawling’ featuring David Bowie appeared first on NME.

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July 29, 2022

Beastie Boys’ AdRock Shares a Hardcore Squawk on Volume Three of ‘For the Birds’

Latest installment of the ambitious five-volume set also features contributions from Natalie Bergman, Laurie Anderson, Alice Coltrane, John Cale, Greta Gerwig, and Conor Oberst

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July 4, 2022

John Cale, Brett Anderson and more announced for Cardiff’s Llais festival

The festival takes over the Wales Millennium Centre for five days in October The post John Cale, Brett Anderson and more announced for Cardiff’s Llais festival appeared first on NME.

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May 20, 2022

Bob Neuwirth, Singer-Songwriter and Bob Dylan Collaborator, Dies at 82

Neuwirth was a member of Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue band, recorded Last Day on Earth with John Cale, and co-wrote with Janis Joplin

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March 24, 2022

Unearthed Lou Reed and John Cale ‘Songs For Drella’ concert film coming to streaming

The '90s film sees ex-Velvet Underground members pay tribute to collaborator Andy Warhol The post Unearthed Lou Reed and John Cale ‘Songs For Drella’ concert film coming to streaming appeared first on NME.

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February 24, 2022

John Cale announces his first full UK tour in almost a decade

The last time the Velvet Underground multi-instrumentalist hit the road this side of the pond was at the end of 2012 The post John Cale announces his first full UK tour in almost a decade appeared first on NME.

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Discs

Night Crawling

August 1, 2022

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Lazy Day

October 6, 2020

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Fragments Of A Rainy Season

December 9, 2016

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Hallelujah

November 1, 2016

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Music For a New Society/M:FANS

January 22, 2016

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All Summer Long

August 6, 2013

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Living With You

February 25, 2013

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Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood

October 2, 2012

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Face To The Sky

August 28, 2012

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Extra Playful: EP Commentary

October 24, 2011

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Extra Playful

September 20, 2011

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Live At Rockpalast (Live at Zeche Bochum 06.03.1983 & at Grugahalle Essen 13./14.10.1984)

April 30, 2010

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Circus Live

September 11, 2006

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JUMBO In Tha Modernworld

June 16, 2006

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Black Acetate

July 4, 2005

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Hobosapiens

October 6, 2003

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Eat / Kiss: Music For The Films By Andy Warhol

June 10, 1997

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Words For The Dying

January 1, 1992

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Songs For Drella

April 11, 1990

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Wrong Way Up [Expanded Edition]

January 1, 1990

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Artificial Intelligence

January 1, 1985

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Fear

January 1, 1974

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Paris 1919

February 25, 1973

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The Academy In Peril

July 19, 1972

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Church of Anthrax

February 10, 1971

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Vintage Violence

January 1, 1970

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