John Cale
Fear Is A Man's Best Friend - John Cale


Photo: Nat Finkelstein


Using banjo strings and guitar strings gave this instrument the power to create the drone. He often tuned it to one note in his work with avant-garde composer La Monte Young.

John Cale used this instrument on the classic album The Velvet Underground and Nico.

Photo: © Nat Finkelstein

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