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Johnny Thunders: The Heartbreak Kid

Graeme Thomson, Uncut, May 2011

"Everything JOHNNY THUNDERS touched broke," says one of his old bandmates. On the 20th anniversary of Thunders' death, Uncut pieces together the story of a genius guitarist and grisly junkie pin-up — from New York Doll to Heartbreaker, from the triumphs of a dissolute punk icon to a tragic — and perhaps inevitable — end…

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