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New York Dolls


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Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Years Active: 1971–76, 2004–present
Genres: Protopunk, Rock And Roll, Punk, Glam Rock

New York Dolls are an American rock band, formed in New York in 1971. The band was influenced by vintage rhythm and blues, the early Rolling Stones, classic American girl group songs, and protopunk bands such as the MC5 and The Stooges, as well as glam rockers such as Marc Bolan. The band's sound was also influenced by blues and soul, as evidenced by Johansen's blues harmonica and their choice of cover versions. The band's protopunk sound prefigured much of what was to come in the punk rock era. Their visual style influenced the look of many new wave and 1980s-era glam metal groups, and they began the local New York scene that later spawned the Ramones, Blondie, Television and Talking Heads.... Continue Bio >>


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