Rock clubs come and go, but there was only one CBGBs, the hallowed club for the New York punk scene that spawned many major music superstars.
John Cale has revealed the special guests joining him for a special Liverpool gig to celebrate The Velvet Undegound & Nico's 50th anniversary.
The New York Public Library will be home to Lou Reed's complete archive including lyrics, photographs and almost 3,600 audio and 1,300 video recordings.
Lewis Merenstein, whose most famous credit was producing Van Morrison's 1968 classic Astral Weeks, died on 6 September in New York at the of 81.
Released on 20 November, 'The Velvet Underground: The Complete Matrix Tapes' presents highlights from the group’s performances on 26 and 27 November 1969.
Celebrating it's 45th anniversary, The Velvet Underground's classic self-titled third album, is out now on 180g vinyl.