The New York Dolls are an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971. Along with the Velvet Underground and the Stooges, they were one of the first bands of the early punk rock scene. Although
their original line-up fell apart quickly, the band's debut album—New York Dolls (1973)—became among the most popular cult record in rock. The line-up at this time comprised vocalist David Johansen, guitarist Johnny Thunders, bassist Arthur Kane, guitarist and pianist Sylvain Sylvain, and drummer Jerry Nolan; the latter two had replaced Rick Rivets and Billy Murcia, respectively, in 1972. On stage, they donned an androgynous wardrobe, wearing high heels, eccentric hats, and satin. Nolan described the group at the time as "the Dead End Kids of today".
Songs featured on Vinyl (HBO) Edit
- Stranded in the Jungle (2016) - David Johansen
- Personality Crisis (2016) - David Johansen