Tag Archives: New York Dolls

CLASSIC CONCERT: Mott the Hoople and The New York Dolls @ Felt Forum / New York, NY / August 3, 1973

In 1973, you had only one option if you wanted to listen to pre-recorded music in your car—an 8-Track tape player. The fidelity was lacking to say the least, never mind the problems caused by the need for the music to be divided into four separate stereo bands of equal length. Timing issues sometimes split […]

ON THE ROAD: David Johansen @ Hamilton Stage / Rahway, NJ / October 11, 2013

In 1974, I happened to see the New York Dolls open for Mott the Hoople at Madison Square Garden’s Felt Forum in New York City. In retrospect, I was too young to appreciate it. All my youthful innocence saw was a sloppy performance by some guys wearing dresses. I later got what this punk rock […]