be careful when you use Google to check up on an old friend. sometimes you can get some fucked up results:
David Johansen and Syl Sylvain are *not* the New York Dolls. so why do I keep reading about a “New York Dolls” reunion? that’s like saying, “Come on all you old hippies! We’re going to have a BEATLES reunion!” it would kind of suck, wouldn’t it, without John Lennon and George Harrison. well, that’s what the fops and dandies promoting the Dolls reunion are offering you. a half-assed approximation of the real thing.
I just read that Tower records is near bankrupt, and in the last year Musicland, Sam Goody, and Wherehouse have all filed for bankruptcy protection, and one day, there aren’t going to be any record stores. Why? Because modern music sucks ass! No, really, it is because of peer to peer file sharing networks.
I had the misfortune of watching the last 40 minutes of the GRAMMY