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‘Rock & Roll’ features on The Velvet Underground’s fourth (and my favourite VU) album, Loaded. At about the age of 14/15, I still recall a conversation with this cool-and-slightly-aloof kid in my school. I was listening to a lot of music by then – particularly Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Bowie. He asked me what type of music I liked and sneered at my response. In return, I asked the same… “the Velvets” was the response. He had a point – there are very few songs that can beat the “fine, fine music” of ‘Rock & Roll’. It also has one of those moments at 2m34s.