“Personality Crisis” by the New York Dolls with Stan Demeski of The Feelies


An ad for the Truth and Soul line of clothing designed by Billy Murcia and Sylvain Sylvain.


“All Dolled Up: A New York Dolls Story” is raw footage of the Dolls shot by Bob Gruen, including a bit of the Halloween concert with Wolfman Jack [1:22:55].

The version of Bo Diddley’s “Pills” mentioned in the podcast.

Early Dolls, when they still called themselves Actress. Billy Murcia on drums.

The Feelies, with our guest, drummer Stan Demeski, on the far left.


From the new album “In Between.”

From The Feelies’ 1988 album “Only Life.” (Song fades up.)

“RAPPER’S DELIGHT” with Lamont Thomas of Obnox


For the rest of the Sugar Hill Gang story, and how their legal and label woes continue on to this day, check out the documentary, available for rent on YouTube.

Although “Rapper’s Delight” is often thought to be the first rap song, this preceded it, released March, 1979.

Some consider DJ Hollywood the first great rhymer, others felt he was too “disco.” Notice the “hotel, motel” mention.

This is a three-part series, possibly at the Audubon in Harlem, featuring Melle Mel

Our guest, Lamont Thomas.


Obnox “Niggative Approach”


Obnox “Know America”