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New York Dolls

New York Dolls
Formed: 1971 in New York, NY
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Disbanded: 1977
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: David Johansen, Earl Slick, Sylvain Sylvain, Kenny Aaronson, Frank Infante, Peter Jordan, Arthur Kane, Brian Koonin, Blackie Lawless, Tony ...See All
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
New York Dolls
Released: 1973
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
There are hints of girl group pop and more than a hint of the Rolling Stones, but The New York Dolls doesn't really sound like anything that came before it. It's hard rock with a self-conscious wit, a ...Read full review
Too Much Too Soon
Released: 1974
Label: Island Def Jam
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After the clatter of their first album failed to bring them a wide audience, the New York Dolls hired producer Shadow Morton to work on the follow-up, Too Much Too Soon. The differences are apparent right ...Read full review