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 – 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 & Andy Warhol – 1967 ‘Blockprint’ Magazine From Rhode Island School of Design, With VU Content

An exceedingly rare issue of Blockprint, the Rhode Island School of Design student-edited magazine, dated April 10, 1967.  This issue chronicles the March 31-April 1 Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance at RISD and includes photographs of the Velvet Underground and Andy Warhol. This copy came from the archives of former RISD student and Blockprint editor-in-chief Ronn […]

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 and Used Leather Guitar Strap, With Full Authentication

A Sterling Morrison-owned leather guitar strap, used by the Velvet Underground guitarist after that band’s breakup. Morrison is pictured using a virtually identical strap on the back cover of The Velvet Underground’s debut album and in other live photographs, however this strap has a barely discernable stamp from Rockin’ Robin Guitars & Music, a Houston […]

Velvet Underground – Original 1960s Photograph From MGM Records Art Files / 11″ x 14″

An extremely rare 1960’s vintage 11″ x 14″ photograph of the Velvet Underground, circa 1969. This photograph came from the original MGM/Verve Records Velvet Underground art file. Recordmecca’s Jeff Gold purchased the Velvets’ art file in the mid 1970’s from a former MGM employee, who had rescued it from a trash bin. This was printed […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Faculty ID From University of Texas

A University of Texas Student-Faculty-Staff laminated 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 […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Faculty ID From University of Texas

A University of Texas Faculty-Staff laminated 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 […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Faculty ID From University of Texas

A University of Texas Faculty laminated 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 […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Student ID and Signed Truck Driving Permit

A University of Texas Student ID and a Texas Department of Public Safety truck driving permit issued to Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, under his legal name, Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr.  The permit is signed by Morrison using his legal name. After the Velvet Underground broke up, Morrison moved to Austin to attend the University […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison-Owned ‘Vintage Violence’ John Cale Album (Artist Owned)

A copy of the John Cale’s 1970 album Vintage Violence, from the collection of Velvet Underground co-founder and guitarist Sterling Morrison.  We obtained this directly from Morrison’s widow, Martha Morrison, and it is accompanied by her signed letter of authenticity. A very rare opportunity to obtain a Velvet Underground member’s solo album owned by another […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison-Owned Velvet Underground/Golden Archive Series LP (Artist Owned)

A copy of the 1970 album Velvet Underground/Golden Archive Series, from the collection of Velvet Underground co-founder and guitarist Sterling Morrison.  We obtained this directly from Morrison’s widow, Martha Morrison, and it is accompanied by her signed letter of authenticity. A very rare opportunity to obtain a Velvet Underground album owned by a member of […]

Velvet Underground /Andy Warhol / Mothers of Invention – 1966 First Printing Fillmore Concert Poster (BG-8) In Beautiful Condition

A beautiful first printing concert poster advertising two May 1966 shows at San Francisco’s Fillmore Auditorium, featuring Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable, with the Velvet Underground & Nico, and Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention. This poster, designated as BG-8 in the Bill Graham poster series, has been signed by its designer, Wes Wilson […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Signed Merchant Mariner’s ID Card

A U.S. Merchant Mariner’s Document (a credential or license for Merchant Mariners) issued to former Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, under his legal name, Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr.  The back of the laminated card has Morrison’s thumbprint, and he has signed it with his full legal name. After the Velvet Underground broke up, Morrison moved […]

Velvet Underground – Handwritten Postcard From Moe Tucker to Sterling Morrison

A handwritten picture postcard sent by Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker, then on a European tour,  to Velvet’s guitarist Sterling Morrison. Dated 6/5/91 (May 1, 1991) Tucker writes to Morrison from Germany, on a postcard with a street scene in Frankfurt : Hi Sterl – Still cold in Europe.  No spring this year!  Tour going […]

Velvet Underground – 1969 Great Highway/San Francisco Handbill, From Sterling Morrison Archive

A handbill for the Velvet Underground’s 1969 three night stand at San Francisco’s Family Dog on the Great Highway, from the collection of the late great VU guitarist Sterling Morrison.  Tracks recorded at these shows appear on the Velvet Underground album Bootleg Series 1: The Quine Tapes, and the artwork from this handbill appears on […]

1 2 3 8
Recordmecca