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Lucky Brand will create a new line of tops and headwear that feature artists represented by Epic Rights, including legendary rock bands KISS, Journey, Def Leppard, Billy Idol, The Doobie Brothers, Jefferson Airplane and the birthplace of punk, CBGB.
In the late 1970s, The Fleshtones earned a local following and played often in Manhattan at CBGB and Max's Kansas City.
Another night, Stein was standing outside CBGB in Manhattan when Talking Heads started playing inside.
The Strokes were rich kids faking their way through some CBGB revival fantasy while Vampire Weekend wears its privilege without shame.
1979 On their third record, New York's original hipster band moved away from the art-house punk stylings of their formative CBGB years, experimenting with more complex African-influenced beats.
Formed by Lux and his wife Poison Ivy Rorschach in the mid-1970s, they hit their stride when they became a part of the CBGB punk scene in 1975-76.
The grungy atmosphere is even stronger in neighbouring East Village, once a paradise for punks who flocked to the CBGB club to hear acts like Blondie and Talking Heads.
Other nominees include Patti Smith, the punk-rock poet who recently presided over the closing of New York's legendary CBGB nightclub; British invaders the Dave Clark Five; Phil Spector favorites the Ronettes; soul singer Joe Tex; and the Stooges, early home of Iggy Pop.
Clad in leather jackets and with long black mops of hair, the group started out in legendary New York clubs like CBGB and Max's Kansas City, where they blasted their rapid-fire songs.
The Urbana Poetry Slam happens on Thursdays at The Bowery Poetry Club at 308 Bowery at Bleecker Street (212-614 0505; admission: $5), just across the street from CBGB, the punk rock landmark.
USA: Joey Ramone and his bandmates helped put CBGB on the cultural map and his friends and fans from the legendary New York punk rock club have now returned the favour.