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Sterling Morrison grew up in Long Island, New York and was the oldest of six children. He briefly attended the University of Illinois and three other colleges. At one of those colleges (Syracuse University) he met Lou Reed, with whom he would go on to form the Velvet Underground. The band lasted for 3 years, and released 5 albums. After the breakup... See full bio »

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School of Rock Soundtrack
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 2015 Don't Blink - Robert Frank (Documentary) (writer: "EUROPEAN SON")
 2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary) (writer: "Here She Comes Now")
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Brush Man (2009) ... (writer: "European Son" - uncredited)
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "Here She Comes Now")
 2005 Brick (writer: "Sister Ray" - as Sterling Morrision)
 2003 School of Rock ("Ride Into The Sun")
 1995 Antártida (performer: "People Who Died")
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Dropped out of college in his senior year, eventually joining The Velvet Underground. Obtained his Bachelor's degree at City College of New York during 1970, when the Velvets had a residency at Max's Kansas City; he rode a bicycle between school and the club. See more »

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