On November 15, 1970.

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On November 15, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Loaded”, the fourth Velvet Underground studio album. It was recorded April–August 1970, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Geoff Haslam, Shel Kagan, Lou Reed, Doug Yule, Sterling Morrison, Maureen Tucker and Adrian Barber. In 2012,  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Loaded” at number 110 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Doug Yule – lead and backing vocals, bass, piano, keyboards, lead guitar, fuzz bass, drums, percussion
  • Sterling Morrison– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Maureen Tucker– vocals, drums
  • Adrian Barber– drums
  • Tommy Castagnaro – drums
  • Billy Yule– drums
  • Adrian Barber – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed except where noted.

  1. Who Loves the Sun – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  2. Sweet Jane
  3. Rock & Roll – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  4. Cool It Down – Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  5. New Age
  6. Head Held High
  7. Lonesome Cowboy Bill – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  8. I Found a Reason
  9. Train Round the Bend
  10. Oh! Sweet Nuthin – Lou Reed, Doug Yule

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