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Peel Slowly...

The original LP cover featured a peel-able banana sticker, as indicated by tiny font reading "Peel here and see."

...And See

This is what you got when you peeled off the sticker. A flesh-colored banana.

The Velvet Underground and Nico

Clockwise from the top left, the picture shows, viola player John Cale, Nico, Maureen Tucker, Sterling Morrison, and Lou Reed.

The Velvet Underground and Nico and Andy Warhol

Producer and artist Andy Warhol (second to the left) joins the group for a photo.

Lou Reed

Lou Reed, writer of all the songs, has a look about him.

Marilyn Monroe

Here's one of Warhol's more famous works. He was concerned with replication, celebrity, and artificiality.

The Velvet Underground & Nico

Here's the cover for the album.

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