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Johnny Thunders

Johnny Thunders was a Queens, New York-born guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He first gained recognition as the lead guitarist for a prominent rock band and later went on to form his own group. With his unique style and undeniable talent, Thunders left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Influenced by artists like Richard Hell and Stiv Bators, Johnny Thunders created a sound that was raw and authentic. His work with bands such as the New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers showcased his exceptional guitar skills and songwriting abilities.

With a discography that includes collaborations with notable punk rock bands like Dead Boys and The Damned, Johnny Thunders cemented his status as a true icon of the genre. Fans of MC5, Buzzcocks, or The Undertones will appreciate his gritty yet melodic sound.


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