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The Jim Carroll Band

The Jim Carroll Band was an American punk rock band formed in the late 1970s. Led by singer and songwriter Jim Carroll, the band gained popularity for their energetic live performances and raw, edgy sound.

Influenced by artists such as Richard Hell, Johnny Thunders, and The New York Dolls, The Jim Carroll Band was part of the vibrant punk scene in New York City. Their music captured the rebellious spirit of the era, with lyrics that explored themes of youth, urban life, and personal struggles.

With a lineup that included talented musicians like Steve Linsley on bass, Wayne Woods on drums, Terrell Winn on guitar, and Brian Linsley on guitar, The Jim Carroll Band released several critically acclaimed albums. Their debut album "Catholic Boy" featured the iconic track "People Who Died," which became a cult classic.


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