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The Backpages Interview: Richard Hell

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 16 March 2002

The original Bowery ripped-shirt nihilist – born plain Richard Meyers in Kentucky – is back with two collections of odds'n'ends: the two-CD Time (Matador) and a book of writings and drawings called Hot and Cold (Powerhouse).Barney Hoskyns talked to Mr Hell in London about Television and Johnny Thunders, the Strokes and the Rolling Stones... and just why there are so many genitals in his book.

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