Jerry Nolan
American musician
Jerry Nolan
Jerry Nolan was an American rock drummer, best known for his work with The New York Dolls and Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers.
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Win Paul Wassif's "Looking Up Feeling Down" On CD. Debut Album Features Eric ... - Where's Eric
Google News - over 5 years
Later, he was in bands with Jerry Nolan and Sylvain Sylvain (both of the New York Dolls). Paul collaborated on Bert Jansch's last two albums, Edge Of A Dream ("Black Cat Blues") and several tracks on The Black Swan. Today, Paul's musical style
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Monday Buzz: Week of June 27 - Journal and Courier
Google News - over 5 years
Drummers Billy Murcia and Jerry Nolan died in 1972 and 1992, respectively. The New York Dolls playing in Indiana is a rare occurrence. It is a tremendous opportunity to see living and breathing rock 'n' roll history. As Independence Day approaches,
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'80 Metal Favorites Headline Bill Graham Civic - KTVU San Francisco
Google News - over 5 years
Jagger-esque vocalist David Johansen, guitarists Johnny Thunders and Syl Sylvain, bassist Arthur Kane and drummer Jerry Nolan eventually got a deal with Mercury Records that produced two acclaimed but under appreciated albums with the original line-up
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Friday Night: Motley Crue & Poison At Toyota Center - Houston Press (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
As a vintage Dolls fan, it's always hard to recognize this version of the band, without the departed (read: dead) Johnny Thunders, Arthur Kane and Jerry Nolan in tow, as something other than a David Johansen rock project that happens to carry the
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3:01 Pick Me Up: Buzzcocks - Straight.com (Blogs) (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Kitchen sink domestic drama, unforgettable melody, weirdly effete vocals, torrential guitar, and the fastest drummer outside of Jerry Nolan? Must be Buzzcocks, who are still Picking Us Up with this track 33 years after it was released
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Walk on the Wild Side - Houston Press
Google News - over 5 years
A year later, second drummer Jerry Nolan died of a stroke at age 42. Finally, bassist Arthur "Killer" Kane, who had quietly found religion, died from leukemia at age 55 less than a month after a 2004 Dolls reunion gig. With only singer David Johansen
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Glam masters-slash-punk pioneers New York Dolls storming San Antonio - San Antonio Current
Google News - over 5 years
Thunders and drummer Jerry Nolan (who'd replaced Billy Murcia after his drug-induced death while touring London in '72) left to form the Heartbreakers. The Dolls forged on for another year with David Johansen and Sylvain, but called it quits in '76
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BLONDE: STIL COOL, STILL AMBITIOUS - Express.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
“Joey Ramone, Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan [from New York Dolls].” They cite drugs as another way in which their generation was naïve. “It's a phase a lot of people go through but it certainly isn'ta sustainable way of life,” says Debbie,
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Interview: New York Dolls guitarists Sylvain Sylvain and Earl Slick - MusicRadar.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Murcia died from a drugs overdose in 1972 while the band was on tour in England and was eventually replaced by Jerry Nolan. Kane, meanwhile, died from leukaemia in 2004 after a few reunion performances. The original New York Dolls were a gang,
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United Way lauds all the helpers - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
Best Special Event Award recipient Alan Stout, right, with Big Brothers/Big Sisters board chair Jerry Nolan. Six awards were presented to several individuals and organizations while numerous achievement awards highlighting campaign efforts were awarded
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Eric Clapton Guests On Paul Wassif's Debut Album - Where's Eric
Google News - almost 6 years
Later, he was in bands with Jerry Nolan and Sylvain Sylvain (both of the New York Dolls). Paul collaborated on Bert Jansch's last two albums, Edge Of A Dream ("Black Cat Blues") and several tracks on The Black Swan. Today, Paul's musical style
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This Day in Music: April 23rd - Gibson
Google News - almost 6 years
... after a comic book of the same name. The influential New York Dolls formed in 1972 and made just two albums. After leaving the NY Dolls, Thunders and Dolls drummer Jerry Nolan formed The Heartbreakers with ex-Television bassist Richard Hell
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MUSIC; Return of the Dolls, What's Left of Them
NYTimes - over 10 years
AS frontman for the New York Dolls, a band credited with inspiring, if not inventing, punk rock, David Johansen, 56, seems to regard the movement as one might an upstart kid brother. ''A lot of punk was really whiny,'' he said last month over lunch at T, a tea salon on East 20th Street in Manhattan. ''I think of all the bands that came out of that
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Arthur Kane, Punk Rock Bassist For New York Dolls, Dies at 55
NYTimes - over 12 years
Arthur Kane, the bassist of the influential 1970's punk band the New York Dolls, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Los Angeles, a few weeks after the surviving members of the original group had reunited to play their first concerts in almost 30 years. He was 55 and lived in Los Angeles. The cause was leukemia, said Darren Hill, the manager of the
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Story of Punk: More the Ugly Gossip Than the Music's Impact
NYTimes - over 20 years
PLEASE KILL ME The Uncensored Oral History of Punk By Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain Illustrated. 424 pages. Grove Press. $25 In the 1990's, suddenly everybody wants a piece of punk rock. Nirvana and Green Day have sold millions of records, showing that an urban underground movement has turned into suburban party music. At the same time, the
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All the Young Punks
NYTimes - over 20 years
PLEASE KILL ME The Uncensored Oral History of Punk. By Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain. Illustrated. 424 pp. New York: Grove Press. $25. Punk was a musical movement that reacted against the pastoral sentimentality, expressionistic excess and superstar bloat of 1960's rock with short, fast, hard, acerbic songs. It was also a subculture that
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Debating The Language Of Signs;New Jersey Towns Tell Asian-Owned Stores: Advertise in English, Too
NYTimes - almost 21 years
Hong Gol Kim, owner of Nadri Tour and Travel, says 95 percent of his agency's business comes from Korean customers. So why, he asks, should he have to comply with a local law that requires him to put up a promotional sign with equal-sized letters in both Korean and English? "The American people in the neighborhood don't come to my office," he said.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jerry Nolan
    FORTIES
  • 1992
    Age 45
    He died on January 14, 1992, spending his final weeks on a life support system.
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  • 1991
    Age 44
    Nolan outlived his long-time friend by only a few months. During that period he was working on a recording project with singer/songwriter Greg Allen and bassist Chicago Vin Earnshaw. In late 1991, while Nolan was being treated for bacterial meningitis and bacterial pneumonia at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York, he suffered a stroke and went into a coma from which he never recovered.
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    Johnny Thunders also moved to Sweden with his girlfriend, Susanne, and their collaboration continued periodically, until Thunders' death in 1991.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1982
    Age 35
    While touring with Johnny Thunders in 1982, Nolan met Charlotte (Lotten) Nedeby, whom he soon married.
    More Details Hide Details Nolan would live in Sweden, off and on, through the 1980s. There he also recorded a solo single of an older Heartbreakers' song "Take A Chance With Me".
  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 28
    After much internal fighting and a short stint under the helm of future Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, Nolan left the Dolls together with Johnny Thunders in the spring of 1975.
    More Details Hide Details The two then placed a call to bassist Richard Hell, formerly of the Neon Boys and Television, to form The Heartbreakers. Soon, Walter Lure was brought into the fold and Hell was replaced by Billy Rath. Nolan quit the band soon after it released its only studio album, L.A.M.F., because he felt the album was poorly mixed. Nolan still continued to play with The Heartbreakers, but as a "hired drummer."
  • 1973
    Age 26
    The Dolls got a record deal with Mercury Records in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details Nolan also was a childhood friend of Peter Criss (KISS' original drummer) who auditioned for The New York Dolls at the same time. He previously played with Wayne (Jayne) County's "Queen Elizabeth", Billy Squier's "Kicks" and was the only male member of Suzi Quatro's Detroit-based band Cradle. Jerry was drumming for the power trio "Shaker", a New York band that frequently opened for the Dolls, when he was recruited to replace Billy. Nolan played on the Dolls´ first two albums (New York Dolls and Too Much Too Soon).
  • 1972
    Age 25
    A native of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Nolan joined The New York Dolls in the autumn of 1972 to replace Billy Murcia, who had died of asphixiation in a failed attempt to revive him from a drug overdose while on tour in England, early in the band's career.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Born
    Born in 1946.
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