American Velvet, Vol. 1: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
American Velvet, Vol. 1: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground features 12 lovingly rendered VU cuts (and one, non-VU original) from the likes of former Go-Go Jane Wiedlin ("Foggy Notion"), punk rock politician/T.S.O.L. leader Jack Grisham ("Coney Island Steeple Chase"), and the inimitable Jonathan Richman, the latter of whom provides copious liner notes, as well his own "Velvet Underground" taken from his 1992 solo album, I, Jonathan.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
American Velvet, Vol. 1: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground features 12 lovingly rendered VU cuts (and one, non-VU original) from the likes of former Go-Go Jane Wiedlin ("Foggy Notion"), punk rock politician/T.S.O.L. leader Jack Grisham ("Coney Island Steeple Chase"), and the inimitable Jonathan Richman, the latter of whom provides copious liner notes, as well his own "Velvet Underground" taken from his 1992 solo album, I, Jonathan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/2010
  • Label: Rock Talk
  • UPC: 708527690123
  • Catalog Number: 1
  • Sales rank: 147,969

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Foggy Notion - Travis Kasperbauer (4:07)
  2. 2 Here She Comes Now - Frank Agnew (2:14)
  3. 3 Run Run Run - The Hunt Sales Memorial (5:10)
  4. 4 Sweet Jane - Nostalghia (3:50)
  5. 5 I'm Set Free - Temple of Ho (3:45)
  6. 6 Head Held High - Christine Martucci (3:52)
  7. 7 The Black Angels Death Song - Mitch Easter (3:27)
  8. 8 New Age - Abby Travis (5:36)
  9. 9 I Can't Stand It - 20 (4:22)
  10. 10 Who Loves the Sun - Lately Blu Blu (3:59)
  11. 11 Sunday Morning - Jevon Piper (3:05)
  12. 12 Coney Island Steeple Chase - Jack Grisham (2:49)
  13. 13 Velvet Underground - Jonathan Richman (3:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jonathan Richman Bass, Guitar, Tambourine, Vocals, Hand Clapping
Jane Wiedlin Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Frank Agnew Bass, Guitar, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Michael Doman Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Mitch Easter Organ, Guitar, Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Ron Flynt Bass, Vocals
Jack Grisham Vocals
Hunt Sales Bass, Drums, Vocals
Jebin Bruni Piano
Tommy Grenas Guitar
Chris Badami Drums
Jason Hiller Bass, Drums
Abby Travis Synthesizer, Bass, Vocals, Guitar (Baritone)
Vicente Rodriguez Drums
Dave Travis Violin, Cello
Rob Klonel Drums
Christian Nakata Drums, Comb, Typewriter
Christine Martucci Vocals
Jeff Dyer Guitar
Lately Blu Blu Vocals, Background Vocals, Guest Appearance
Travis Kasperbauer Rhythm Guitar
Ryan Varon Synthesizer, Guitar
Ho Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
The Count Bass
Vicente Rodríguez Drums
Jevon Piper Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
John Cale Composer
Lou Reed Composer
Jonathan Richman Composer
Maureen Tucker Composer
20/20 Arranger, Producer
Jane Wiedlin Producer
Michael Doman Arranger, Producer
Mitch Easter Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Ron Flynt Engineer
John Girton Engineer
Sterling Morrison Composer
Hunt Sales Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Brennan Totten Producer
Hy Weiss Composer
Doug Yule Composer
Jason Hiller Engineer
Abby Travis Programming, Producer, Engineer
Chas Ferry Executive Producer, Mastering
Erik Colvin Arranger, Producer, Engineer
The Ivy Walls Arranger, Producer
Travis Kasperbauer Producer, Engineer
Ho Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Cover Design, Feedback, Booklet Design, Additional Production
Douglas Yule Composer
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