Thursday, April 13

From Paris With Love (L.U.V.) - New York Dolls

"This is yet another release of the New York Dolls' legendary Paris radio concert. Featuring 11 of their glam rock anthems in all their sweat-soaked glory, this album previews the sort of venom and energy that punk rock would later make its own. Fans of the band are advised to get this if they have not run across this concert on album before; it is one of the cornerstones of a New York Dolls collection. The New York Dolls created punk rock before there was a term for it. Building on the Rolling Stones' dirty rock & roll, Mick Jagger's androgyny, girl group pop, the Stooges' anarchic noise, and the glam rock of David Bowie and T. Rex, the New York Dolls created a new form of hard rock that presaged both punk rock and heavy metal. Their drug-fueled, shambolic performances influenced a generation of musicians in New York and London, who all went on to form punk bands. And although they self-destructed... "
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2015 June: New York Dolls (1973), 2016 February: David Johansen (1977), 2016 September: Too Much Too Soon - New York Dolls (1973), 2016 October: The David Johansen Group Live (2004)