I loved to dance, and you...

I loved to dance, and you could dance for hours to the music of the Velvet Underground. A dissonant surf doo-wop drone allowing you to move very fast or very slow. It was my late and revelatory introduction to “Sister Ray.”
—Patti Smith, while reminiscing Lou Reed, on first seeing The Velvet Underground at Max’s Kansas City in 1970.

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