Velvet Underground – Guitarist Sterling Morrison’s Birth Certificate

As unique a Velvet Underground collectible as one could ever hope to find–Velvet’s guitarist Sterling Morrison’s birth certificate! This “Certification of Birth” was issued by the New York State Department of Health. As noted here, Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. was born on August 29, 1942 at Meadowbrook Hospital in East Meadow, New York.  This certificate […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Personal University of Texas Student ID

A University of Texas laminated student identification card issued to Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, under his legal name, Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. After the Velvet Underground broke up, Morrison moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas, where he taught and earned a PHD in medieval literature.  Wikipedia notes Morrison began to work on […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison-Owned 1968 Shrine LA ‘Last Minute’ Concert Handbill

A scarce handbill for the Velvet Underground, Butterfield Blues Band, Sly & The Family Stone and the Rockets (pre-Crazy Horse) at LA’s Shrine Auditorium July 12-13, 1968, from the legendary archive of the late Velvets’ guitarist Sterling Morrison. The design of the original color psychedelic poster made to promote this Pinnacle-produced show rendered the band […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Personal 45 “Sunday Morning/Femme Fatale” (Stock Copy)

Sterling Morrison of the Velvet Underground’s personal copy of the band’s second single, “Sunday Morning/Femme Fatale” on Verve Records.  This extremely rare stock copy is in beautiful NM-/EX+ condition.  We obtained it directly from Sterling’s widow, Martha Morrison, and it comes with her signed letter of authenticity. A very rare opportunity to own a Velvet Underground […]

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