Did You Know?
Inadvertently hampered sales of The Velvet Underground
's first album. The original back-cover photo included an upside-down image of Emerson, flashed over the band onstage. To pay a hospital bill, Emerson sued Verve Records (the Velvets' record label) for unauthorized use of his likeness. Verve stopped distribution of the album until the photo could be airbrushed and the cover reprinted. The ...