New York Dolls - Lipstick Killers..

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New York Dolls - Lipstick Killers..

NEW YORK DOLLS - Lipstick Killers: The Mercer Street Sessions
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | Glam Rock / Protopunk | 40:25 min | 95,3 MB
"Personality Crisis", one of their primo big hits, and it's hotter and spicier snatch in Guadalajara."- Lester Bangs

The New York Dolls created punk rock before there was a term for it. Building on the Rolling Stones' dirty rock & roll, Mick Jagger's androgyny, girl group pop, the glam rock of David Bowie and T. Rex, and the Stooges' anarchic noise, the New York Dolls created a new form of hard rock that presaged both punk rock and heavy metal.
Before the New York Dolls ever set foot inside a recording studio with Todd Rundgren to work on their classic 1973 self-titled debut, the group had recorded a healthy number of demo tapes. Unsurprisingly, many of these tapes have circulated among fans on the bootleg market for years – reappearing from year to year under a variety of different titles. Lipstick Killers is only a meager nine tracks in length. On a few selections, we get a glimpse at the original Dolls lineup (which included late drummer Billy Murcia), before the best-known Dolls lineup (with Jerry Nolan replacing Murcia) takes shape. Included are such glam classics as "Looking for a Kiss" and "Personality Crisis", as well as a fine cover of "Don't Mess With Cupid" (which really should have been included on one of their full-lengths – it could have possibly served as a breakthrough single), plus such punk prototypes as "Pills" and "Human Being".


01. Bad Girl
02. Looking For A Kiss
03. Don't Start Me Talking
04. Don't Mess With Cupid
05. Human Being
06. Personality Crisis
07. Pills
08. Jet Boy
09. Frankenstein

David Johansen - Vocals, Harmonica
Johnny Thunders - Guitar, Background vocals
Sylvain Sylvain - Guitar
Arthur "Killer" Kane - Bass
Billy Murcia - Drums

Producer: Marty Thau
Recorded in New York, New York in 1972
Originally released by ROIR as a cassette-only,
November 1981
Audio CD: September 12, 2000
Label: ROIR