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THE VELVET UNDERGROUND



Lou Reed --- vocal, guitar, piano, harmonica
John Cale --- bass, viola, vocal, organ
Sterling Morrison --- guitar, bass
Maureen"Moe"Tucker --- drums, percussion, vocal
Nico --- vocal
Doug Yule --- vocal, bass, drums, organ

Billy Yule - Drums, Percussion ("Loaded" and "Live At Max's Kansas City")



Lou Reed / Transformer / Berlin / Rock 'n' Roll Animal - Lou Reed Live
Sally Can't Dance / Coney Island Baby / Rock'n Roll Heart / Street Hassle
Take No Prisoners / The Bells / Growing Up In Public / The Blue Mask
Legendary Hearts / Live In Italy / New Sensations / Mistrial / New York
Songs For Drella / Magic And Loss / Set The Twilight Reeling / Perfect Night
Ecstasy


---- 1972 . Lou Reed 1st ----

Produce -- Lou Reed, Richard Robinson
Recorded at Morgan Studios, London

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Caleb Quaye --- Guitar, Piano
Steve Howe (Yes) --- Guitar
Paul Keogh --- Guitar
Rick Wakeman (Yes) --- Piano
Les Hardle --- Bass
Brian Odgers --- Bass
Clem Cattini --- Percussion
Kay Garner --- Backvocal
Helene Francois --- Backvocal

---- 1972 . Transformer ----

Produce --- David Bowie, Mick Ronson

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Mick Ronson --- Guitar, Backvocals, Piano, String and Bass Arrangement
Herbie Flowers --- Bass, String Bass, Tuba
Klaus Voorman --- Bass
David Bowie --- Backvocal
The Theunder Thighs --- Backvocal
John Halzey --- Drums
Barry Desouza --- Drums
Ritche Dharma --- Drums

---- 1973 . Berlin ----

Produce --- Bob Ezrin
Recorded at Morgan Studios, London / CTS Studios, London / Record Plant, New York

Michael Brecker (Brecker Borthers) --- Tenor Sax
Randy Brecker (Brecker Borthers) --- Trumpet
Jack Bruce (ex-Cream) --- Bass
Aynsley Duncar --- Drum
Bob Ezlin --- Piano, Melotron
Steve Hunter (ex-Alice Cooper) --- Guitar
Dick Wagner (ex-Alice Cooper) --- Guitar
Steve Winwood (ex-Blind Face)--- Organ, Harmonium
Tony Levin --- Bass on "Kids"
Alan Mucmillan --- Piano on "Berlin"
B. Wilson --- Drums on "Lady Day","The Kids"
Blue Weaver --- Piano on "Men of Good Fortune"

---- 1974 . Rock'n'Roll Animal - 1975 . Lou Reed Live ----

Produce --- , Steve Katz, Lou Reed
Recorded at Howard Stein's Music Academy of Music, New York / Dec. 21st 1973

Lou Reed --- Vocal
Dick Wagner --- Guitar
Steve Hunter --- Guitar
Ray Colcord --- Keybords
Pentti Glan --- Drums
Prakash John --- Bass

---- 1974 . Sally Can't Dance ----

Produce --- Steve Katz, Lou Reed
Recorded at Electric Lady, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar on "Billy"
Prakash John --- Bass, Backvocal
Danny Weis --- Guitar, Backvocal
Michael Fonfara (Tycoon) --- Keyboards
Whitey Glan --- Drums
Richie Dhama --- Drums on "Kill Your Suns", "Ennui"
Doug Yule (ex-Velvet Underground)--- Bass on "Billy"
Paul Fleisher --- Sax on "Billy"
Michael Wendoff --- Backvocal
Joanna Vent --- Backvocal

---- 1975 . Coney Island Baby ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Godfrey Diamond
Recorded at Mediasound, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Piano, Guitar
Bruce Yaw --- Bass
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Bob Kulick --- Guitar
Michael Wendoff --- Backvocal
Godfrey Diamond --- Backvocal

---- 1976 . Rock'n'Roll Heart ----

Produce --- Lou Reed
Recorded at Record Plant, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar, Piano
Michael Fonfara --- Keyboards
Bruce Yaw --- Bass
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Marty Forgel --- Sax
Garland Jeffreys --- Backvocal

---- 1978 . Street Hassle ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Richard Robinson
Recorded at Record Plant, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar, Piano, Bass
Stuart Heinrich --- Guitar on "Street Hassle"
Michael Fonfara --- Piano
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Marty Forgel --- Sax
Steve Friedman --- Bass on "Leave Me Alone"
Genya Ravan ---- Backvocal on "Street Hassle"
Bruce Springsteen --- Vocal on "Street Hassle"
Jo'Anna Kameron, Angela Howard, Christine Wiltshire --- Backvocal

---- 1978 . Take No Prisoners (Live) ----

Produce --- Lou Reed
Recorded at Bottom Line, New York City 5/17 - 5/21 1978

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Marty Forgel --- Sax
Michael Fonfara --- Keyboards
Stuart Heinrich --- Guitar
Ellard Boles --- Bass
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Angela Howell, Chrissy Faith --- Backvocal

---- 1979 . The Bells ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Michael Fonfara

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Michael Fonfara --- Keyboards
Don Cherry --- Trumpet
Marty Forgel --- Sax
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Ellard Boles --- Bass
Nils Lofgren --- Song Writing "Stupid man","With You","City Lights"

---- 1980 . Growing Up In Public ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Michael Fonfara
Recorded at Air Studio, Montserrat

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Michael Fonfara --- Keyboards, Guitar
Ellard Boles --- Bass
Michael Suchorsky --- Drums
Stuart Heinrich --- Guitar
Chuck Hammer --- Guitar

---- 1982 . The Blue Mask ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Sean Fullan
Recorded at RCA Studio, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Robert Quine --- Guitar
Fernand Saunders --- Bass, Backvocal
Doane Perry --- Drums

---- 1983 . Legendary Hearts ----

Produce --- Lou Reed
Recorded at RCA Studio, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Robert Quine --- Guitar
Fernand Saunders --- Bass
Fred Maher --- Drums

---- 1984 . Live in Italy ----

Produce --- Lou Reed
Recorded at Verona Sep. 7 / Rome Sep. 10 1983

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Robert Quine --- Guitar
Fernand Saunders --- Bass
Fred Maher --- Drums

---- 1984 . New Sensations ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, John Jansen
Recorded at Skyline Studios, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Ferrnando Saunders --- Bass, Guitar
Peter Wood --- Keybords
L. Shankar --- Violin
Fred Maher --- Drums
Michael Brecker (Brecker Borthers) --- Tenor Sax
Randy Brecker (Brecker Borthers) --- Trumpet

---- 1986 . Mistrial ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Fernand Saunders
Ruben Blades --- Backvocal on "I Remember You", "Tell It To Your Heart"


---- 1989 . New York ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Fred Maher
Recorded at Media Sound Studio B, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Mike Rathke --- Guitar
Rob Wasserman --- Bass
Fred Maher --- Drums, Bass on "Romeo had...", "Busload Of Face"
Maureen "Moe" Tucker --- Percussion on "Last Great...","Dime Store Mystery"

---- 1990 . Songs For Drella ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, John Cale, Mike Rathke
Recorded at Sigma Sound Studio, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
John Cale --- Vocal, Keybord, Viola

---- 1992 . Magic And Loss ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Mike Rathke
Recorded at Magic Shop Studio, New York City / April 1-27, 1991

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Mike Rathke --- Guitar
Rob Wasserman --- Clevinger 6-string Upright Bass
Michael Blair --- Drums
Jimmy Scot --- Backvocal on "Power and Glory"
Roger Moutenot --- Backvocal on "What's Good"

---- 1996 . Set the Twilight Reeling ----

Produce --- Lou Reed
Recorded at The Roof and Magic Shop, New York City

Lou Reed --- Vocal, Guitar
Fernando Saunders --- Bass, Guitar
Tony "Thunder" Smith --- Drums
Laurie Anderson --- Backvocal on "Hang on to Your Emotions"

---- 1999 . Perfect Night : Live In London ----

Produced By Lou Reed and Mike Rathke
Recorded at Meltdown '97 At The Royal Festival Hall, London 1997 July 3

Lou Reed --- Vocals, Guitar
Mike Rathke --- Guitar
Fernando Saunders --- Bass, Vocals
Tony "Thunder" Smith --- Drums, Vocals


---- 2000 . Ecstasy ----

Produce --- Lou Reed, Hal Wilner
Recorded at Sear Sound Studio, New York, NY

Lou Reed --- Vocals, Guitar
Mike Rathke --- Guitar
Fernando Saunders --- Bass, Bbackground vocals
Tony "Thunder" Smith --- Drums, Percussion, Background vocals
Don Alias --- Percussion on "Ecstasy"
Laurie Anderson --- Electric Violin on "Rock Minuet" and "Rouge"
Steven Bernstein --- Trumpet
Jane Scarpantoni --- Cellos
Paul Shapiro --- Tenor saxophone
Doug Wieselman --- Tenor and baritone saxophone