Temporary members, additional live and studio musicians
Angus MacLise - sat in on percussion with Tucker switching to bass guitar and Cale and Morrison to lead vocals during a Chicago engagement when Reed was taken ill with hepatitis, June-July 1966.
Henry Flynt - stand-in for Cale for four live dates during September 1966.
Nico - collaborator on vocals with the band on four tracks on The Velvet Underground & Nico and several Exploding Plastic Inevitable engagements, 1966-1967. In addition, about half of the tracks on Nico's 1967 debut LP, Chelsea Girl, feature songs written by and/or featuring Reed, Cale and Morrison. Some of these songs are included on compilations like the Peel Slowly and See box set and the Gold 2-CD set.
Billy Yule - stand-in on drums for a pregnant Tucker on three tracks on Loaded, at the Max's Kansas City 1970 engagement (and on the live album), and the 1973 Boston engagement.
Tommy Castanaro - stand-in on drums for a pregnant Tucker on two tracks on Loaded.
Adrian Barber - stand-in on drums for a pregnant Tucker on a number of tracks on Loaded.
Larry Estridge - tour stand-in (bass guitar) for Walter Powers, June 1971.
Rob Norris (of The Bongos) - tour member (guitar) for the 1972 UK Squeeze tour.
George Kay - tour member (bass guitar) for the 1972 UK Squeeze tour and the 1973 Boston engagement.
Don Silverman - tour member (guitar) for the 1972 UK Squeeze tour.
Mark Nauseef - tour member (drums) for the 1972 UK Squeeze tour.
Ian Paice - session musician (drums) for Squeeze (1973).