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The Velvet Underground
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Great lyrics move us like the world's best poems. Take a close-up look at the art.
At the time it was released in 1966, The Velvet Underground & Nico was noted for dealing with the issue of drugs more directly than anything else out there. The tracks "I'm Waiting For The Man" and...
"Heroin" consists of two chords. Db and Gb. That's it. Melodically... well, there actually isn't a melody... The song is remarkable in how fully it breaks with pop convention. It doesn't have any o...
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