Special Guest: John Cale

Interview

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Kurt Andersen and underground rock hero John Cale look at the pervasive cultural influence of Andy Warhol. Plus, Cale performs a few songs live in the studio.

Rock guitarist and classical violist John Cale participated in one of Warhol’s big experiments, The Velvet Underground. Warhol took the difficult, obscure bandmates and made them stars. After the Velvets’ breakup, Cale became an underground rock hero with records like Fear and Paris 1919. In 1990 Cale co-wrote with Lou Reed Songs for Drella — a musical biography of Warhol. Cale’s newest record is BlackAcetate.

Guests:

John Cale

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.