The Bootleggers feat. Ralph Stanley – White Light White Heat (The Velvet Underground Cover Version) (2012)

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In the end, they employed the services of renowned musical curator and producer Hal Willner, who had the good sense to let Stanley sing the songs in his own way. The result, particularly on White Light, White Heat, is pure gold. “Hal got in touch with Lou Reed [who wrote the song], who was working in a studio down the road in LA. We played it to him and he was just blown away. It was an amazing moment.” [Source]




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