Velvet Underground – Woodrose Ballroom 1969 Photo Handbill

A very rare concert handbill advertising 1969 shows by The Velvet Underground at The Woodrose Ballroom in South Deerfield, Mass; from the collection of the late great Velvets guitarist Sterling Morrison.  This handbill measures 7″ by 11″, and is in mint condition, and was a part of Morrison’s legendary archive.   It was stamped and hand […]

Velvet Underground – 1969 Woodrose Ballroom Concert Poster

A very rare and unusually shaped concert poster advertising 1969 shows by The Velvet Underground at The Woodrose Ballroom in South Deerfield, Mass; from the collection of the late great Velvets guitarist Sterling Morrison.  This poster measures 5 1/2″ wide by 17″ tall, which we imagine is a visual pun, as the headliner of the […]

Velvet Underground – 1967 Andy Warhol/Velvets Boston Tea Party Handbill

A scarce handbill advertising two shows by Andy Warhol’s Velvet Underground at the Boston Tea Party, during May, 1967.  This handbill is from the legendary collection of the late Velvet’s guitarist Sterling Morrison, and has his his studio stamp on the reverse, with his handwritten index number.  8 1/2″ x 11,” in excellent condition, with […]

Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Handwritten VU 1993 Glastonbury Setlist

A setlist for the Velvet Underground’s performance at the 1993 Glastonbury Festival, handwritten by the Velvet’s late great guitarist Sterling Morrison.  Morrison wrote out this set list before the show on a 5″ x 8″ lined card, noting the song order and the particular guitar or bass he’d be playing during each song. At the […]

Velvet Underground – Original 1968 Photograph From Sterling Morrison Collection

An original full color photograph of the Velvet Underground, circa 1968, by California photographer Sanford Schor. This was part of the legendary archive of the late Velvets guitarist Sterling Morrison, and has his archive stamp on the reverse, as well as the photographer’s stamp.  5″ square, in excellent condition with a barely perceptible soft crease […]

Andy Warhol, the Velvet Underground & Nico – Rutgers 1966 Concert Ticket

An unused ticket to “Andy Warhol’s Underground New York” featuring the Velvet Underground and Nico, at Rutgers University, March 9, 1966.  This show took place only one month (and a few shows) after Nico joined the Velvets.  Andy Warhol showed films over the band, recalled the late Velvets guitarist Sterling Morrison, who said “At Rutger’s […]

Velvet Underground – 1970 Max’s Kansas City Concert Poster

From the collection of the late Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, a rare 1970  concert poster advertising the Velvet’s last shows with Lou Reed, at Max’s Kansas City in New York,.  These were the shows at which the band’s “Live At Max’s Kansas City” album was recorded.  Measuring 28.75″ x 11″, this is in very […]

VELVET UNDERGROUND – 1967 CATERPILLAR CHANGES CONCERT HANDBILL

A rare handbill for Caterpillar Changes, a multi-media event held during February and March, 1967 at the Filmmaker’s Cinematheque in New York.  The two-week event featured music by The Gato Barbieri Quintet and Larry Coryell and the Free Spirits and appearances and films by Andy Warhol, Harry Smith, Jonas Mekas, Barbara Rubin, Jack Smith, Gerard […]

Velvet Underground – Unique Boston Tea Party 1969 Poster

A rare poster advertising the Velvet Underground at the Boston Tea Party, May 29-31, 1969.  This poster is identical to a newspaper ad published in a Boston underground paper advertising the shows, and is likely unique or one of a very few made.  We obtained this from the archive of the late Velvet Underground guitarist, […]

Velvet Underground – 1968 Shrine Los Angeles Concert Poster

A first printing copy of John Van Hamersveld’s poster for the Velvet Underground, Chambers Brothers and Dr. John The Night Tripper at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium in May, 1968, as part of the Pinnacle Dance Concert Series.  The poster is printed on card stock and is in near excellent condition, with some light creasing and nearly […]

The Velvet Underground – Original 1968 Billy Name Photograph

An extremely rare original photograph of the Velvet Underground, circa 1968, probably at Andy Warhol’s Factory, and taken by Factory photographer Billy Name. This photograph came from the original MGM/Verve Records Velvet Underground art file.  Recordmecca’s Jeff Gold purchased the Velvet’s art file in the mid 1970’s from a former MGM employee, who had rescued […]

The Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Personal 1993 Tour Press Book

From the archive of the late great Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, here is Morrison’s own book of European Tour press clippings from the Velvets 1993 European reunion tour. The band never made it to the US, but while in Europe they received an enormous amount of press coverage. The UK coverage is compiled here […]

The Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s 3rd Velvets LP Union Statement

A work dues statement from Musician’s Union Local 47 (in Hollywood, CA) billing Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison for $3.90 work dues on income of $195. earned from MGM Records, between November 5-6, 1968. During November 1968 the Velvets were recording their third self-titled album in Hollywood at TTG Studios, and the $195 mentioned here […]

Rolling Stone Magazine – Bound Volumes #1 – 7 (Issues #1 – 105)

A rare set of Rolling Stone magazine, issues #1 – 105, bound in a limited edition of seven volumes and gifted by Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner to former Warner Bros. Records president Joe Smith.  Wenner and legendary San Francisco Chronicle music critic Ralph J. Gleason launched Rolling Stone with their debut issue on November […]

Lou Reed – Autographed Pre-Velvet Underground 45 “The Ostrich” by The Primitives

A very rare signed copy of Lou Reed’s 1964 single as The Primitives, “The Ostrich/Sneaky Pete,” on the tiny Pickwick City label.  In 1964, Reed moved to New York City and began working as an in-house songwriter for Pickwick City.  “The Ostrich,” a parody of popular dance songs of the time,  included lines such as […]

Velvet Underground – 4 Original Band Photographs by Billy Name

Four original vintage photographs of the Velvet Underground, circa 1969, taken by Factory photographer Billy Name.  These portraits of Lou Reed, Moe Tucker, Sterling Morrison and Doug Yule 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, […]

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