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John Cale: Paris 1919 (Warner Bros. Import)

Martin Hayman, Sounds, 5 May 1973

JOHN CALE, as the extravagant sleeve-note insert in this stylish American album package indicates, has always had one foot in each camp — the classical training and the feel for rock music producing a curious but compulsive amalgam which has not failed in its interest since earliest days with the Velvet Underground.

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