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John Cale

John Cale is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as a co-founder of the influential band Velvet Underground with Lou Reed. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with various artists and produced debut albums for notable bands such as The Stooges, Patti Smith Group, and Modern Lovers.

Born on March 9th, 1942 in Garnant, Wales, UK, John Cale's musical contributions have left an indelible mark on the industry. His talent spans across multiple roles within the music realm - from composing to singing to producing.

With his involvement in Velvet Underground alongside Lou Reed, John Cale played a pivotal role in shaping the sound of alternative rock. Additionally, he has lent his expertise as a producer to create groundbreaking debut albums for renowned bands like The Stooges' self-titled album (1969), Patti Smith Group's "Horses" (1975), and Modern Lovers' eponymous release (1976).


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