Sterling Morrison is a very much under-rated, undervalued and unsung legend, so often relegated to being merely viewed as secondary to Lou Reed
and John Cale
, when in fact so much of the beauty of the Velvet Underground
's sound is because of Sterling's simple, mellifluous guitar
Galaxie 500 wrote a song in tribute to Sterling's post-VU life as a restorer of tugboats, titled (oddly enough) "Tugboat", which appeared on their first 7".