Monday, 19 February 2018

The First Time With... Series 4 - 14. John Cale

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 4 - 14. JOHN CALE (320kbs-m4a/132mb/58mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 23rd December 2017

As well as being one of the founding members of the Velvet Underground, John Cale has worked with some of the most influential names in music including John Cage, Nick Drake, Kevin Ayers, Brian Eno, Patti Smith, the Stooges, the Modern Lovers, Happy Mondays, LCD Soundsystem and Siouxsie and the Banshees. John has also become known for his work in the classical field.

John talks to Matt about his early years growing up in Wales and borrowing records from the local library, the messy days of the first Velvet Underground gigs, how Nico inspired his desire to become a producer and leave the band, why he reformed the band back in 1993, working with the Stooges and his love of the Beach Boys and Pharell Williams.

First broadcast in 2012.

The Velvet Underground - Waiting For The Man
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Gesang Der Jünglinge
The Beatles - Revolution
La Monte Young - B Flat Dorian Blues
Shirley Ellis - The Name Game
The Velvet Underground - Black Angel Death's Song
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs
The Velvet Underground - White Light White Heat
Nico - These Days
Iggy And The Stooges - 1969
The Beach Boys - In My Room
John Cale - Cleo
Patti Smith - Gloria
John Cale - Paris 1919
Happy Mondays - 24 Hour Party People
John Cale - Halleluiah
John Cale - Nookie Wood
John Cale - Midnight Feast

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