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New York Dolls
Raw, gritty, campy, and glam… the original New York punks.
"The New York Dolls combined the swagger of the Stones, the raw sounds of the Stooges, the glam of Bowie, and the campy attitude of girl groups into gritty rock and roll that inspired the punk movement and influenced generations of musicians." More on rockhall.com... [insert link to bio on rockhall.com]
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All of our books pertaining to the New York Dolls can be found here.
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All of our audio by the New York Dolls can be found here.
Archival materials related to the New York Dolls can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items.
Bomp! Records Collection
This collection consists of audiovisual materials, periodicals, the personal and business papers of Greg Shaw, Shaw's "Scene" files, manuscript drafts, promotional material, and ephemera. The collection contains a bootleg recording of New York Dolls at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1974.
Greg Kot Papers
This collection consists of Kot’s research files on artists and music-related topics. Materials in the collection include clippings and copies of articles, press releases, publicity photographs, slides, interviews, and research notes used by Kot in his work as a music critic for the Chicago Tribune and contributor to national publications, Entertainment Weekly, Vibe, and Rolling Stone.
Eric Caidin Collection of Photographs
This collection consists of black-and-white and color photographs of artists, mostly promotional in nature. The images include items from Caidin's inventory at the Hollywood Book and Poster Company, Hollywood, Ca. Each folder contains only one image, unless otherwise noted in the inventory.
Rock's Backpages Articles
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