THE VELVET UNDERGROUND AND NICO
Verve Deluxe 2485 118, November 27, 1981
Side 1: 2485 118 1Y
Glossy gatefold cover with printed banana. Back cover without Emerson and catalog number on top left. "Verve is a trademark of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Printed in Holland / MARKETED BY POLYDOR" printed inside.
Black/silver T Verve label.
WHITE LIGHT/WHITE HEAT
Polydor 2353 024, September 21, 1973
Side 1: 2353 024 1Y 1
Glossy black cover without skull, with catalog number on top right. Here She Comes Now, Lou Reed guitar credit, no Warhol credit, "MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR B.V."
Orange Polydor label.
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
Verve STEREO 2353 022, May 19, 1972
Side 1: 2353 022 1Y1 P1969 670 03 111
Also exists with alternate matrix numbers:
Back cover reads "MARKETED BY POLYDOR" & "PRINTED IN HOLLAND" and has a big Verve Records logo just under the catalog number on top right.
Black/Silver T Verve label which reads "Made in Holland".
Lou Reed's 'closet' mix.
Cotillion Atlantic ATL 40113, 1971
Side 1: ATL40113 A 38C1
Unique alternate green/blue smoke cover.
Back cover reads "Made in the Netherlands", "Manufactured and Distributed by WEA Records BV - Hilversum/Holland".
Green/white/orange Atlantic label.
Original Rock Classics WEA midi MID 20049, July 13, 1973
Side 1: ?
Reissue part of WEA's Original Rock Classics series. Redesigned front cover with The Velvet Underground Featuring Lou Reed. This Dutch edition came in the same sleeve as the German and French editions - back cover with late 1971 line-up photo and liner notes in English.
Orange midi label. The lettering is different from the French and German editions, with STEMRA mark. Same black/white midi logo as the German edition (instead of full white on the French edition). "MADE IN HOLLAND BY NEGRAM".
1969 VELVET UNDERGROUND LIVE WITH LOU REED
Mercury 6643 017, August 9, 1974
Side 1: 6499 895 1 Y = 3 1 320
Dutch record in German gatefold glossy cover - catalog numbers are different on cover and records. "Herausgeber: PHONOGRAM GmbH., Hamburg / Printed in Germany by Druckhaus Maack KG, 5880 Lüdenscheid." printed on back cover. Unretouched inside gatefold picture. Neutral inner sleeves. Black Mercury label.
Verve 823 721-1, 1984
"Manufactured and Marketed by Polygram Records" printed on back cover.
Kurt Loder liner inner sleeve.
Grey/silver T Verve label, "MADE IN HOLLAND".
SUPERSTARSHINE VOL. 20
Polydor METRO 2356 097, February 2, 1973
Side 1: AA 2356 097 1Y 1 670 113
Backcover with English liner notes, photograph with Doug Yule, and ad for the Superstarshine series.
Black Metro label.
Side 1 : I'm Waiting For The Man / Sunday Morning / The Black Angel's Death Song / Here She Comes Now / There She Goes Again / White Light/White Heat / Lady Godiva's Operation.
Side 2 : Fairest Of The Seasons / Winter Song / Eulogy To Lenny Bruce / Beginning To See The Light / Candy Says / After Hours.
STARTRACK VOL. 9
Metro MGM Polydor 2364 067, August 23, 1974
Side 1: 2364 67 1Y1 670
Front cover says "LOU REED" and fails to mention The Velvet Underground although all the tracks are Velvet Underground songs. Back cover reads "LOU REED & THE VELVET UNDERGROUND" and "foto: Laurens Van Houten ontwerp Evert Jan Monroy".
Black Metro label. Maureen Tucker is credited as "N. Tucker" for European Son credits.
Side 1: Heroin / What Goes On / Venus In Furs / That's The Story Of My Life / Run Run Run.
Side 2: Candy Says / Some Kinda Love / European Son / Jesus / I'm Set Free.
ANDY WARHOL'S VELVET UNDERGROUND FEATURING NICO
Polydor 2629001, February 18, 1983
Side 1: 2355 017 1Y 1 P1969 670 119
Dutch edition - this record also exists as UK, French and German edition.
Gatefold cover. Front cover with Polydor logo at bottom. "Marketed by Polydor Printed in Holland" printed at the end of the liner notes, catalog number and Polydor logo on bottom.
Red Polydor label with Sister Ray correctly spelled on side 3's label.
Side 1: 1. I'm Waiting For The Man (4:37) / 2. Candy Says (4:09) / 3. Run Run Run (4:18) / 4. White Light/White Heat (2:44) / 5. All Tomorrow's Parties (5:55).
Side 2: 1. Sunday Morning (2:53) / 2. I Heard Her Call My Name (4:05) / 3. Femme Fatale (2:35) / 4. Heroin (7:05) / 5. Here She Comes Now (2:30) / 6. There She Goes Again ( 2:30).
Side 3: 1. Sister Ray (17:00) / 2. Venus In Furs (5:07).
Side 4: 1. European Son (7:40) / 2. Pale Blue Eyes (5:40) / 3. Black Angel's Death Song (3:10) / 4. Beginning To See The Light (4:48).
THE BEST OF THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
Verve 841 164-1, 1989
Side 1: 841 164 1 S1=1 670 07 118
Compiled by Bill Levenson. Digitally mastered by Dennis Drake and Greg Calbi from the original masters. Liner notes by Anthony DeCurtis. Photo and design consultant: Gerard Malanga. Front & back cover collage: Audrey Bernstein. Art direction: Margery Greenspan.
All Tomorrow's Parties is the double-tracked vocal version, 20 seconds longer fade-out on What Goes On and 10 seconds on Waiting and Beginning. Inner sleeve with credits, photos and liner notes. Silver T black Verve label.
Side 1: I'm Waiting For The Man / Femme Fatale / Run Run Run / Heroin / All Tomorrow's Parties / I'll Be Your Mirror / White Light/White Heat / Stephanie Says.
Side 2: What Goes On / Beginning To See The Light / Pale Blue Eyes / I Can't Stand It / Lisa Says / Sweet Jane / Rock And Roll.
Thanks: Buck Buchanan, Jos Stikvoort, Th. Bell.
By Olivier Landemaine
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