The Velvet Underground :: The Boston Tea Party – January 10, 1969

Most of what you read concerning the Velvet Underground will
inevitably note how woefully under-appreciated the group were during its brief
lifespan. But the VU were superstars — and not just in the Warholian sense — in
certain parts of the U.S. Especially Boston. This quintessential New York City
band made Beantown its home away from home for much of the late 60s, playing
dozens of sold-out shows at the Boston Tea Party to a devoted cult of

What kind of people attended these shows? Let’s hand the mic
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