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John Cale and Patti Smith: How We Met

Lucy O'Brien, Independent on Sunday, 25 August 1996

JOHN CALE, 55, rock musician and composer, was born in South Wales, moved to New York in the early 1960s and became a founder member of the experimental rock group Velvet Underground. He went solo in 1968 and has since produced or collaborated on about 80 albums, the latest of which is Walking on Locusts. He lives in New York with his wife Rise and their two children.

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