On this day, August 23rd, in 1970: Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground performed together for the last time (pre-reunion) at Max’s Kansas City.
Today’s soundtrack: LIVE AT MAX’S KANSAS CITY 2 CD edition with both sets.
Today’s tape op: Brigit Polk
Today’s drink request: “Double Pernod and a Tuinal” — Jim Carroll
Today’s missing drummer: Mo Tucker, who was having a baby. Replaced by Doug Yule’s brother.
Today’s quote: “You’re allowed to dance, in case you don’t know” — Lou Reed