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SONG OF THE DAY Lou Reed – Heroin – May 1965 Demo

A previously unreleased recording of The Velvet Underground’s Heroin has recently been issued by Light in the Attic and Laurie Anderson. This is apparently the earliest known recording of the song, laid-down when Lou Reed made his demo with John … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Curtis Mayfield – Ghetto Child (demo version)

I guess you’d always expect a demo version to be a bit more unpolished and rough round the edges, but invariably this is the version people often prefer.  Which is most definitely the case for me with today’s song. Originally … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – The Lady Dont Mind (early demo)

It’s 1984 in David Byrne’s New York apartment and his True Creatures Demos are in the process of being recorded.  These sessions featured demos for songs that were later included in their Little Creatures (1985) and True Stories (1986) albums and it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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