Johnny playing with the boys at Biba’s in London, November 26 or 27, 1973 - photo by Ian Dickson.  The same pants in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 2014 - photo by yours truly.

1973 (?) by probably Bob Gruen

1973 (?) by probably Bob Gruen

2013 - Syl during an interview by Danny Garcia.

2013 - Syl during an interview by Danny Garcia.

Bob Gruen gets a shot of the pinball wizard.

Bob Gruen gets a shot of the pinball wizard.

Doin’ it.  Live.

Doin’ it.  Live.

25 August 1973 at the Whisky.

25 August 1973 at the Whisky.

A newly unearthed video of the Red Patent Leather-era Dolls on their final tour.  This was apparently captured in Columbia, South Carolina, probably in March ‘75, a couple of weeks before they disintegrated in Florida.

Red Patent Leather/It’s On Fire/Daddy Rolling Stone

astralsilence:

New York Dolls: Johnny Thunders photographed by Chris Walter. 

astralsilence:

New York Dolls: Johnny Thunders photographed by Chris Walter

(via zombiesenelghetto)

Morrissey writes into the Record Mirror, 24 July 1976.

Morrissey writes into the Record Mirror, 24 July 1976.

The Killer Kane Band:  Arthur, Blackie Lawless, and Andy Jay.  1976

The Killer Kane Band:  Arthur, Blackie Lawless, and Andy Jay.  1976

this-is-a-culture-of-destruction:

Sylvain Sylvain, Brian Young and Liam Killen (of the Sabrejets) and me (looking rather stupid in the background)

this-is-a-culture-of-destruction:

Sylvain Sylvain, Brian Young and Liam Killen (of the Sabrejets) and me (looking rather stupid in the background)

this-is-a-culture-of-destruction:

From when I met Sylvain Sylvain last July :)

this-is-a-culture-of-destruction:

From when I met Sylvain Sylvain last July :)