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  1. Feature / 11 minutes agoThe Top 10 Songs Inspired By New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Metal Hammer

    ... a children's playground was renamed for vocalist/bassist Adam Yauch after his death in 2012. New York legends The Dictators a Actually, that sentence doesn't need finishing. Just look them up if you don't know. In 2001 we find the band pondering the ...


  2. The Kids Are Losing Their Minds: The Ramones' Debut At 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... Lisa Robinson at Rolling Stone 's hipper competitor Creem . Previous CB's dispatches - Patti Smith 's Horses , The Dictators' Go Girl Crazy! and Television 's "Little Johnny Jewel" - had already blown our receptive minds: While the guitar salesmen ...


  3. Sandy Pearlman, creative force behind Blue Oyster CultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Age

    ... longtime business partner Murray Krugman, he produced one of the earliest albums considered to be punk rock, The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! released in 1975, and he produced the second album by the Clash, Give 'Em Enough Rope , in 1978. Mr. Pearlman ...


  4. Sandy Pearlman, punk and metal producer, dead at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | CBC News

    ... in New York's burgeoning underground music scene, helping launch the careers of bands Blue Oyster Cult and The Dictators. ] saw me as fronting a rock and roll band, something that had not occurred to me, or that I had even thought possible.' In her ...


  5. Producer Sandy Pearlman dies aged 72Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... trademark track (Don't Fear) The Reaper in 1976. He also co-produced Go Girl Crazy - the debut studio album by The Dictators, and oversaw The Clash's second record Give 'Em Enough Rope . In addition to his production work, Pearlman managed Blue ...


  6. Blue Oyster Cult, The Clash Producer Sandy Pearlman Dead at 72: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Billboard

    ... and a co-producing credit on their iconic hit the No. 12 1976 track "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" -- as well as The Dictators' Go Girl Crazy! and The Clash's first U.S. release, Give 'Em Enough Rope . In addition to working behind the boards, Pearlman ...


  7. Twisted SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... rock club scene) and bassist Mark "The Animal" Mendoza (an original member of influential proto-punk pioneers The Dictators) to join TS, he knew that he'd finally assembled the lethal combination of players that he needed for the Sisters to achieve ...


  8. Legendary Producer/Rock Critic Sandy Pearlman Ailing, GoFundMe Account Set UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 |

    ... CHRISTOPHER WALKEN plays a fictionalized SANDY overseeing the recording of "Reaper"). He was the force behind THE DICTATORS, whose *DICTATORS Go Girl Crazy," whicvh he co-produced, was, arguably, the first punk album. He produced THE CLASH's first ...


  9. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... pay/ For eating burgers every day." Released between the second New York Dolls LP and the Ramones' debut, the Dictators' 1975 bow Go Girl Crazy! minted a landmark NYC punk blueprint. Hilarious powerhouse vocalist Handsome Dick Manitoba and guitar ...


  10. A Message From Ivan Julian, who was honored for 2 nights @ City WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Richard Hell & the Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian is sadly battling cancer , and two benefit shows in his honor went down earlier this month at City Winery NYC. Between the two of them, performers included Richard Hell, Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye , The Dictators, Bush Tetras, Vernon Reid , Ira Kaplan , Thurston Moore & Lee Ranaldo , Matthew Sweet, Arto Lindsay, Lydia Lunch and more.


  11. For Your (Re)Consideration: What Was the First Punk Rock Record?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The New York Observer

    ... -esque clod-rock pastiche, there's a striking immediacy, arrogance and aural rage that makes "Two Tub Man" by The Dictators sound like an honest-to-goodness punk rock song. Around the time Go Girl Crazy! was released, there were a number of ...


  12. What's going on Saturday?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Ivan Julian benefit ft. Thurston Moore & Lee Ranaldo, Matthew Sweet, Vernon Reid & Burnt Sugar, Tony Shanahan, The Dictators NYC, Ira Kaplan, Arto Lindsay, Jim Sclavunos, MC Lydia Lunch & special guests @ City Winery Former Voidoids guitarist Ivan ...