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Between May and October 1969, The Velvet Underground went many times at Record Plant Studio in NYC with engineer Gary Kellgren and amassed a number of tracks for a fourth Verve/MGM album, an album that was never released, even if a catalog number was reserved by MGM: SE-4641. These songs began to turn up in rough form on bootlegs in the mid-seventies, and were finally presented officially in remastered form in the mid-eighties on the collections of previously unreleased recordings VU and Another View. Five tracks - re-remastered and with some extra time - were also reissued in the 1995 Peel Slowly And See 5-CD box set.

The 14 cuts splitted between the two outtakes compilations, "The Great Lost Velvet Underground Album" remains actually unreleased. However it can be restored by extracting and compiling the tracks from the various sources which offers material from the 1969 MGM studio sessions.

Hi-Fi edition:

The 14 tracks are presented chronologically and the source indicated is the best one available. Audio software is needed to normalize the tracks from VU and Another View to make them sound as loud as the Peel Slowly And See ones. Perfectionists will have to pick up the introductory coda to Foggy Notion that appears only on the vinyl version of the VU album.
# Title Date Time Source
1 Foggy Notion May 6, 1969 6:56 VU(vinyl)+PSAS
2 Coney Island Steeplechase May 6, 1969 2:26 Another View
3 Andy's Chest May 13, 1969 2:50 VU
4 I'm Sticking With You May 13, 1969 2:28 PSAS
5 She's My Best Friend May 14, 1969 2:47 VU
6 I Can't Stand It May 20, 1969 2:47 PSAS
7 Ocean June 19, 1969 5:10 VU
8 Ferryboat Bill June 19, 1969 2:11 Another View
9 Rock And Roll June 19, 1969 5:15 Another View
10 Ride Into The Sun September 5, 1969 3:24 Another View
11 One Of These Days September 23, 1969 3:59 PSAS
12 I'm Gonna Move Right In September 27, 1969 6:29 Another View
13 Real Good Time Together September 30, 1969 2:56 Another View
14 Lisa Says October 1, 1969 2:57 PSAS

this version (79'.23"):

Foggy Notion VU-vinyl
coney island steeplechase AV
Andy's Chest VU-vinyl
I'm Sticking with You PSAS
She's My Best Friend VU-vinyl
I Can't Stand It PSAS
Ocean VU-vinyl
ferryboat bill AV
rock and roll AV
ride into the sun AV
One of These Days PSAS
move right in AV
real good time together AV
Lisa Says PSAS
Stephanie Says VU-vinyl
Temptation Inside Your Heart VU-vinyl
guess i'm falling in love AV
mr rain#1 AV
mr rain#2 AV
Foggy Notion PSAS