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Johnny Thunders (born John Genzale) of The New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers died of a drug overdose on this date in 1991.

New York Dolls, clockwise from bottom left: Jerry Nolan,
Johnny Thunders, Sylvain Sylvain, Arthur Kane and David Johansen

Wikipedia: New York Dolls

Official Website:

Video: New York Dolls - Chatterbox - live - 1973 - youtube

Blogload: New York Dolls - Endless Party (demos) - March 1973 -

Wikipedia: The Heartbreakers

Video: The Heartbreakers - Chinese Rocks - youtube

Blogload: The Heartbreakers - L.A.M.F. -


Planet Mondo said...

I heard his long time girlfriend Sable Starr died this week, but there's not much on the web about it...

Club80 said...

Thanks Planet Mondo.
Apparently true.
Sable Starr

Richard said...

More on Sable Starr's passing.

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