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John Cale

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John Cale
John Cale in December 2010
Background information
Birth nameJohn Davies Cale
Born (1942-03-09) 9 March 1942 (age 82)
Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales
GenresArt rock, classical, drone music, experimental rock, folk rock, protopunk
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, viola, guitar, bass, organ, piano, harpsichord, keyboards, mellotron, celesta
Years active1963–present
LabelsColumbia, Reprise, Island, SPY, Ze, Beserkley, A&M, Rhino, Double Six
John Cale on his performance

John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942)[1] is a Welsh musician, composer and record producer, known as a founding member of experimental rock band The Velvet Underground. He played on two of their albums The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) and White Light/White Heat (1968). In 1970 he released first solo album Vintage Violence. He also worked as record producer. During his career, he worked with such as John Cage, Hector Zazou, Nick Drake, Brian Eno, Patti Smith, The Stooges and Manic Street Preachers.


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Studio albums

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  1. "John Cale - Biography, Albums, Streaming Links". AllMusic.