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  • Type: Band
  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Active:
    1971 - 1976
    2004 - Present
  • Number of gigs played: 11
  • Number of other acts played with: 8
Sceneroller, The New York Dolls, Rick Rivets, Billy Murcia, Arthur Kane, Johnny Thunders, Sylvain Sylvain, David Johansen, Jerry Nolan, Peter Jordan, Tony Machine, Blackie Lawless, Arthur Kane, Sylvain Sylvain, David Johansen

New York Dolls on AVRO's TopPop (Dutch television show) in 1973.

About This Act

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The New York Dolls are an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971. Along with the Velvet Underground and the Stooges, they were one of the first bands in the early punk rock scene. Although their original lineup fell apart quickly, the band's first two albums—New York Dolls (1973) and Too Much Too Soon (1974)—became among the most popular cult records in rock. The line-up at this time comprised vocalist David Johansen, guitarist Johnny Thunders, bassist Arthur Kane, guitarist and pianist Sylvain Sylvain, and drummer Jerry Nolan; the latter two had replaced Rick Rivets and Billy Murcia, respectively, in 1972. On stage, they donned an androgynous wardrobe, wearing high heels, eccentric hats, and satin. Nolan described the group at the time as "the Dead End Kids of today."

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