One of my favorite quotes in rock & roll history was by Brian Eno about the Velvet Underground. He said, "The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band" -- and the famous rock critic Lester Bangs wrote this about the band, "modern music begins with the Velvets and the implications and influence of what they did seem to go on forever." These quotes sum up nicely how important the Velvet Underground has been in the development of rock music. They have inspired so many musicians that you could find thousands of VU covers without having to search too hard. For this playlist I've selected what I feel are 30 fine examples of Velvet Underground covers that offer a glimpse of just how influential the band has been to a wide cross section of followers and fans.
What's your favorite Velvet Underground cover?
Velvet Underground Covers
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