Listen: Unreleased Velvet Underground Track Sees The Light, “I’m Not a Young Man Anymore”

A heretofore unreleased Velvet Underground recording, “I’m Not a Young Man Anymore,” went online today.

The song features a blistering guitar solo from Lou Reed.

It will appear on the expanded three-disc edition of 1968’s White Light/White Heat that will be released December 3, 2013. The album, co-curated by John Cale and Lou Reed before Reed’s death in late October, will include mono and stereo mixes of the entire album plus alternate and unreleased outtakes such as John Cale’s creep “The Gift.”

“I’m Not a Young Man Anymore”:

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1 thought on “Listen: Unreleased Velvet Underground Track Sees The Light, “I’m Not a Young Man Anymore”

  1. glad to see this on an official release, ut it’s been on you tube for several years now. just sayin’.


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