John Cale
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Timeline: 2001

Vintage Violence

Remastered Vintage Violence

Re-issue of first album as a solo artist: Vintage Violence. The album contains an alternate version of Fairweather Friend and the previously unreleased instrumental track Wall.

Liner notes by Margaret Moser.

New York in the 1960s

New York in the 1960s

The label Table Of The Elements releases three CD's John Cale: New York in the 1960s: Sun Blindness Music, Dream Interpretation: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 2 and Stainless Gamelan: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 3.

Musicians include Tony Conrad, Terry Jennings, Angus MacLise - the original Velvets drummer, and Sterling Morrison.

This release is the follow-up of Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 1: Day Of Niagara 1965 released in 2000.


Open All Night: In The City

Open All Night

The sampler Open All Night: In The City contains one Cale track: So Much For Love from the Walking on Locusts album. Released on Rhino (R2 79993).

Super Furry Animals

Plays piano on the track Presidential Suite of their Rings Around The World album.

Still from Shrek

Shrek soundtrack

The animation movie Shrek features Cale's rendition of Hallelujah. On the soundtrack album this song is performed by Rufus Wainwright.

Singing with Jools

Cale duets with Jools Holland on the track I Wanna Be Around on his album Small World Big Band.

In the studio

Cale records demo's of Sold Motel, Things (To Do In Denver When You're Dead) and Over Her Head in December. These three songs were played regularly on his 2001 live performances. Sold Motel will be released on blackAcetate. The other two end up on HoboSapiens.

© 1999- Hans Werksman