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John Cale: Central Park Life

Cliff Jones, Arena Homme Plus, Fall 1997

John Cale arrived in New York City in 1963, a 21-year-old classical music prodigy from the Welsh valleys. He never went home. Via the colour and chaos of the Warhol scene, The Velvet Underground and CBGB's punk explosion, Cale's life has been irrevocably shaped by America's most fertile city. His is, truly, a New York tale...

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