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Blondie

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Formed: Aug, 1974 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other
Group Members: Debbie Harry, Jimmy Destri, Wendy James, Clem Burke, Nigel Harrison, Frank Infante, Ivan Král, Chris Stein, Gary Valentine, Paul Carbonara, ...See All
Biography: Blondie was the most commercially successful band to emerge from the much-vaunted punk/new wave movement of the late '70s. The group was formed in New York City in August 1974 by singer Deborah Harry (b. July 1, 1945, Miami, Florida), formerly of Wind in the Willows, and guitarist Chris Stein (b. January ...Read full biography
Parallel Lines
Released: 1978
Label: EMI
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Blondie turned to British pop producer Mike Chapman for their third album, on which they abandoned any pretensions to new wave legitimacy (just in time, given the decline of the new wave) and emerged as ...Read full review
Eat to the Beat
Released: 1979
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Just as Blondie's second album, Plastic Letters, was a pale imitation of their self-titled debut, Eat to the Beat, their fourth album, was a secondhand version of their breakthrough third album, Parallel ...Read full review