Donna Gaines

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  • 11 years ago

    John Cummings went to military school; he was a construction worker, a nasty Queens hitter. He flirted with drugs and hippie regalia, but he knew that wasn't God's plan. Years later, in 2002, when his band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall ...

  • 17 years ago

    In 1975, before Blondie, Debbie Harry's Stilettos did a cover of "Out in the Streets," the Shangri-Las' mid-'60s lamentation for a recovering bad boy: "He don't comb his hair like he did before, he don't wear those dirty old black boots no more . ...

  • 17 years ago

    As glue-sniffin' surfin' birds from the nonaffluent boroughs, the Ramones should've been the bastard sons of the badboy hitters the Ronettes and Shangri-Las pined over. Maybe they were: She Talks to Rainbows (c/o 109X Regents Park Road, London, NW...


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