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New York Dolls: Make-up America!

Kris Needs, MOJO, June 2006

In 1971 Manhattan, five teenage toughs in make-up, tried to kick-start the punk revolution. By 1976 the New York Dolls seemed finished, poleaxed by drugs, death, booze, bad-luck and Malcolm McLaren. Now, in 2006 the survivors have returned. KRIS NEEDS tells their astonishing story.

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