The Velvet Underground & Nico

The Velvet Underground & Nico

Jim and Greg are both huge fans of the Velvet Underground. The hosts will talk about how the group formed, explore each track and debate how The Velvet Underground & Nico set course for the last 50 years of rock music.

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Featured Songs

The Velvet Underground, “I’m Waiting for the Man,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, “Finger Poppin Time,” Finger Poppin Time (single), King, 1960
John Cale , “Cold Starry Nights,” John Cale - New York in the 1960s, Table of the Elements, 1964
The Velvet Underground, “I’m Waiting for the Man (Demo),” Peel Slowly and See: 1965-1969, Polydor, 1965
Babatunde Olatunji , “Shango,” Drums of Passion, Columbia, 1960
Bo Diddley, “Gun Slinger,” Gun Slinger (single), Checker, 1960
The Velvet Underground, “The Black Angel’s Death Song (Live),” Bootleg Series Volume 1: The Quine Tapes, Polydor, 1969
Jefferson Airplane, “White Rabbit,” Surrealistic Pillow, RCA, 1967
Nico, “I’m Not Sayin’,” I’m Not Sayin’ (single), Immediate, 1965
The Velvet Underground, “Sunday Morning,” The Velvet Underground & Nico (45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition), Polydor, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “There She Goes Again (The Factory Rehearsal w/Nico),” The Velvet Underground & Nico (45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition), Polydor, 1966
The Velvet Underground, “Sunday Morning,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “I’m Waiting for the Man,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “Femme Fatale,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “Venus In Furs,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “Run Run Run,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Primitives, “The Ostrich,” The Ostrich (single), Pickwick City, 1964
The Velvet Underground, “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
Marvin Gaye, “Hitch Hike,” That Stubborn Kinda Fellow, Tamla, 1962
The Velvet Underground, “There She Goes Again,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “I’ll Be Your Mirror,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “Heroin,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “The Black Angel’s Death Song,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
The Velvet Underground, “European Son,” The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967
Radiohead, “No Surprises,” OK Computer, Parlophone, 1997
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Premature Burial,” Join Hands, Polydor, 1979
Ramones, “53rd & 3rd,” Ramones, Sire, 1976
Spiritualized, “Run,” Lazer Guided Melodies, Dedicated, 1992
Sonic Youth, “Mote,” Goo, DGC, 1990
Galaxie 500, “Decomposing Trees,” On Fire, Rough Trade, 1989
Lou Reed, “White Light/White Heat,” Rock N’ Roll Animal, RCA, 1974
Blind Melon, “Letters From A Porcupine,” Nico, Capitol, 1996
Sonic Youth, “My Friend Goo,” Goo, DGC, 1990
Sault, “Why Why Why Why Why,” Untitled (Black Is), Forever Living Originals, 2020