Velvet Underground, Studio 54 & Capt. Kangaroo, Same Building?
Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs First Ever ... Pop Culture Rock and Roll Rock Stars Television Warhol, Andy
Velvet Underground, Studio 54 & Capt. Kangaroo, Same Building?

In 1966 Lou Reed and his band The Velvet Underground & Nico recorded at Scepter Records here. (VU is Andy Warhol connection.) Shirelles and other girl groups recorded here. Engineer Tom Moulton created first 12-inch extended dance remix here, helping spark disco movement. Studio 54 night club (also a Warhol connection) was here, in same spot where The $64,000 Question and Captain Kangaroo show had been broadcasted. This information is from the great book, The Downtown Pop Underground, by Kembrew McLeod.

Publication date Jan 15, 2019
Property ID: 11249
Updated on: Jan 15, 2019

In 1966 Lou Reed and his band The Velvet Underground & Nico recorded at Scepter Records here. (VU is Andy Warhol connection.) Shirelles and other girl groups recorded here. Engineer Tom Moulton created first 12-inch extended dance remix here, helping spark disco movement. Studio 54 night club (also a Warhol connection) was here, in same spot where The $64,000 Question and Captain Kangaroo show had been broadcasted. This information is from the great book, The Downtown Pop Underground, by Kembrew McLeod.

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254 West 54th Street, New York, 10019, United States
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Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs First Ever ... Pop Culture Rock and Roll Rock Stars Television Warhol, Andy
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