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Just Another Tough'n'Tender Street Poet Outta New Yawk

Interview by Miles, New Musical Express, August 1977

Now Spanish music plays in my hallway And the wind blows through my door And my mind is out on the corner And my eyes ...

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Various Artists: Live At CBGB's/Max's Kansas City 1976

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, November 1976

YOU KNOW what these albums remind me of: The This Is Mersey Beat collections that Oriole put out after the first wave of Liverpool bands had gotten ...

Mink DeVille: Mink DeVille

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, May 1977

THE WORD from over there was that Mink De Ville were probably the tightest and best musically organised outfit in the whole of the C.B.G.B.'s ...

Mink DeVille: Cabretta

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, June 1977

LET'S START with some questions this time, alright? ...

Willie the Mink: Street Elite, Just Cruisin’ on the Neat Beat

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, July 1977

Mink DeVille: Bottom Line, NYC ...

Mink DeVille: Cabretta

Review by Gene Sculatti, Crawdaddy!, August 1977

ALONG WITH THE New Wave, there seems to be a related roots discovery phenomenon taking place: the full scale re-examination of mid-'60s pop R&B that ...

Mink DeVille

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, October 1977

THERE'S OVER 1,000 people from kids to hall staff grinning, swaying, dancing and screaming with delight at the stage on which Mink DeVille are playing ...

Mink DeVille: Slick Fur Fury

Interview by Howie Klein, Creem, October 1977

"MINK PIE, how's that!" challenged Willie, whose darkly silent, sinewy presence dominated the dimly-lit cold-water flat in Oakland. The band had been up speeding for ...

Willy DeVille: Tough But Tender

Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, October 1977

SANDY ROBERTSON meets Willy DeVille and they discuss intellect versus emotion, James Cagney, Kim Fowley, The Belfast Gypsies, Tom Courtenay, James Dean, toughness, sensitivity, street ...

Mink Deville: Return To Magenta

Review by Ben Edmonds, Sounds, May 1978

(Ben Edmonds, a former CREEM editor in Detroit, signed Mink DeVille to Capitol when he worked for that label in 1976. He now resides in ...

Bruce Springsteen: Darkness On The Edge Of Town; Mink DeVille: Return To Magenta

Review by John Tobler, ZigZag, July 1978

THE RETURN of the street people, which should be a good thing. First, Springsteen, whose scenario of misfortune has been so well publicised that there's ...

Willy DeVille: Sacked!

Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, November 1979

Wille Deville in "services no longer required" shock! ...

Mink DeVille: The Venue, London

Live Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, July 1980

"FROM THE streets of New York City..." went the opening announcement, and Willy DeVille's new crew kicked off their late-starting second show of the evening ...

Black Uhuru, Mink De Ville, The Undertones: Roackpalast, Essen, West Germany

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, October 1981

THESE BIENNIAL all-night Rockpalast bloat-ons are comically close to the idea of a festival mentality geared to Germanic efficiency: You vill be entertained! The groups ...

A Son-of-a-bitch Interview with Willy DeVillle

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, October 1981

Richard Cook gets threatened by a real life American rock 'n' roll star. "oh, there ain't nothing that I wouldn't doJust to walk that ...

Willy De Ville: Loup Garou

Review by Rob Steen, MOJO, February 1996

IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE A one-hit wonder, you might as well serve up a concoction as delicious as ‘Spanish Stroll’: Lou Reed goes finger-poppin' ...

Mink DeVille: Where Angels Fear to Tread

Sleevenotes by Gene Sculatti, Collector's Choice Music, May 2008

PEOPLE TALK. When they talk about the music of Willy DeVille, they say things like "DeVille's talents transcend all trends. He fuses blues, rock and ...

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