The TOP Banana of Rare Records: Velvet Underground & Nico 1967 US East Coast Verve Vinyl LP

The Velvet Underground & Nico

Very rare and essential 1967 US East Coast press blue & silver Verve label 11-track stereo LP, housed in the legendary Andy Warhol pasted gatefold sleeve with unpeeled banana sticker & no torso image on theback [airbrushed]. The label is a large ‘t’ blue & silver Verve design with ‘Side 1’ & ‘2’ to the lower left [East Coast design] & hand scratched matrices in the run-offs. This is a wonderful one previous owner copy. The iconic sleeve grades VG/VG+ as there is some foxing evident, a tiny area of paper loss to the bottom right-hand corner, a little corner-wear/sticker mark with minimal wear to the inner spread. However, there are no deletion cuts, no writing or creasing with the banana remaining unpeeled. The spine is clear as day & the panels remain a wonderful off white. The vinyl is superb. It is virtually impossible to find a copy of this album in any condition let alone one that shows almost no signs of play. Yes, there are some very faint hairlines in the odd area on close inspection but these are rendered purely cosmetic with the vinyl grading a healthy Excellent all round. Highly Recommended V6-5008

 

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  • Velvet Underground - 1969 - Sealed - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £26.99, $34.01, €31.58 (New Item) (arrived 29-Jan-2024 14:35)
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    VELVET UNDERGROUND 1969 (2018 UK/EU limited edition 20-track double album 2-LP pressed on 180-gram black vinyl, the definitive edition of The Velvet Underground's much-mythologized 'lost' fourth album 1969, lovingly recreated by Grammy-winningproducer Bill Levenson and presented in one cohesive collection, with many tracks and mixes making their vinyl debut. Gems like Foggy Notion, Ride Into the Sun and I Can't Stand It help to tell the band's enigmatic story and shine a light ontheir creative restlessness and rapid evolution. SIngle pocket picture sleeve, factory sealed. Recommended)

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    VELVET UNDERGROUND Velvet Underground & Nico (Sealed 2012 US Super Deluxe 45th Anniversary Edition 6-CD Set - This celebratory 6-disc set includes both stereo & mono versions remastered from the original tapes, alongside previously unreleasedrecordings of the band's rehearsals in Warhol's Factory & the subsequent rare April 1966 Scepter Studios recordings captured on acetate featuring early, alternate versions of songs later issued on 'The Velvet Underground & Nico'. The set alsofeatures a previously unavailable November 1966 live concert performed by the Velvets' original, five-person line-up [Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Moe Tucker & Nico] at the Valleydale Ballroom in Columbus, Ohio, plus Nico's Chelsea Girl, an album released in October 1967 [seven months after the Velvets' disc] which included all the members of the band as well as a teenage folksinger named Jackson Browne. Housed in a hype stickered deluxe 11.5" x 10" hardback book with replica 'peel slowly' banana sticker plus an 88-page booklet featuring a new essay by band biographer Richie Unterberger! This collector's copy remains unopened & unplayed)

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