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500 Greatest Albums of All Time

215

New York Dolls, 'New York Dolls'


New York Dolls, 'New York Dolls'
215/500

Mercury, 1973

"Could you make it with Frankenstein?" they asked, not kidding. Glammed-out punkers the New York Dolls snatched riffs from Chuck Berry and Fats Domino and fattened them with loads of attitude and reverb. Produced by Todd Rundgren, songs like "Personality Crisis" and "Bad Girl" drip with sleaze and style.


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