The Velvet Underground “Sister Ray” Time: 17:27
This iconic, noise rock classic from 1968’s White Light/White Heat album was recorded in one take and is built around a story Lou Reed wrote that describes total debauchery, drug use, violence and transvestitism. In other words, your typical Lou Reed song.
Procol Harum “In Held ‘Twas in I” Time: 17:31
This 1968 song was influential in the development of progressive rock by breaking all pop and rock music standards with its 17-minute running time; it marked the beginning of the lengthy progressive rock suites.