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Punk Hybrids: Wham! Bam! Glam-Punk!

Glam Punk is "Rock 'n' roll with lipstick on," sneered John Lennon.

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'Love Goes to Buildings on Fire' Like Its Title, Is Poetry

The most important five years in popular music -- including the birth and rise of CBGB, the birth of disco and hip-hop, Philip Glass’s emergence as a Serious Composer, and the many shades of salsa -- in one volume.

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On Making that Holiday Music List and Checking It Twice

It's that time of the year, again. Music fans are making their lists of what they hope to find wrapped in pretty paper at Christmas, and music publications are making their lists of what should be on those lists. Now, I have something to say about lists.

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Revisionist History: Hair Metal's Proto-Punk Roots

There might not seem to be any rhyme or reason for pairing Mötley Crüe and Poison with the New York Dolls, but appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the self-proclaimed "tour of the summer".

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Mötley Crüe: 1 July 2011 - Tinley Park, IL

Thirty years later, Motley Crüe “Kickstart” the “Same Ol Situation”.

Selena Fragassi
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New York Dolls: 'Cause I Sez So

The New York Dolls get a bit more comfortable on their second album since reforming.

Harry Burson
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Infectious Love: An Interview with David Johansen of the New York Dolls

The iconic leader of the legendary band talks about their history and new album. And, in classic Dolls fashion, he doesn't seem overly concerned about any of it.

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New York Dolls: Live at the Fillmore East

New York Dolls seldom disappoint in concert, but an amazing live album continues to elude them.

Charles A. Hohman
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Siren Festival 2007 feat. the Twilight Sad, Black Lips, We Are Scientists, M.I.A., New York Dolls

Yes, there’s the commute from the city, the oppressive heat, and the feeling of being squashed amongst all the tattoos, (over)exposed flesh, and beer bottles. But it's worth it, right?

Philip Robertson
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New York Dolls: One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This

A band that is only one-third New York Dolls -- no matter how good their intentions -- still sounds like it.

Charlotte Robinson
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New York Dolls: All Dolled Up [DVD]

Bob Gruen and then-wife Nadya Beck logged over 40 hours of film of the Dolls, and from this footage comes this new documentary.

Charlotte Robinson

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