Richard Hell

Richard Hell is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and writer. Born on October 2, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He has made significant contributions to the punk rock movement with his unique style and rebellious attitude.

Influenced by artists such as *Johnny Thunders*, *New York Dolls*, and *The Modern Lovers*, Richard Hell's music embodies the raw energy and DIY ethos of the punk scene. As a founding member of bands like *Television* and *The Heartbreakers*, he helped shape the sound of punk rock in the 1970s.

Aside from his musical endeavors, Richard Hell is also a talented writer. His memoir "I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp" offers a candid glimpse into his life as an artist during this influential era. With his distinctive fashion sense and provocative lyrics, Richard Hell continues to inspire generations of musicians and fans alike.


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