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Debbie Harry: It's About Time, Isn't It?

Interview by Dave Rimmer, Q, December 1986

SO WHY, WE must ask, is Debbie Harry back right now, exactly? Has she brought out her brand new single, 'French Kissing In The USA', ...

Debbie Harry: A Chat with the Punk Pop Queen!

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Daily Express, 2000

WHAT A difference a year makes. The last time I spoke with Debbie Harry she was gearing up for the release of the first Blondie ...

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Blondie (1977)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, 1 May 1977

Touring the UK with Television, Debbie talks about her first attempts at music: Wind in the Willows, the Stilettos and Blondie mk. 1; her and Chris talk about the New York bands — Television, Patti Smith; their sixties influences and meeting Ellie Greenwich; Frankie Valli and Phil Spector; the band's name and image, and having girl fans too!

File format: mp3; file size: 26.2mb, interview length: 27' 16" sound quality: *****

Blondie's Debbie Harry (1978)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages audio, 12 September 1978

Ms. Harry is quizzed about the band's success in the UK relative to the US; are they more pop than "new wave"?; the changes introduced by Mike Chapman on Parallel Lines; and on her public persona and the public's response to her.

File format: mp3; file size: 2.9mb, interview length: 7' 07" sound quality: ****

Blondie's Debbie Harry (2003)

Interview by Chris Roberts, Rock's Backpages audio, 7 July 2003

Elle ne regrette rien: La Harry on Blondie then and now, NYC then and now, on art and movies, on Chris Stein, and on the latest Blondie album The Curse of Blondie

File format: mp3; file size: 67.8meg, interview length: 1h 10' 40" sound quality: **

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The Wind In The Willows

Interview by uncredited writer, World Countdown News, 1967

FORMED ALMOST a year ago, The Wind in The Willows is a seven-member group from the New York area playing their own particular kind of ...

Blondie's Debbie Harry & Chris Stein (1977) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 1 May 1977

This is a transcript of John's audio interview with Blondie's Debbie and Chris. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Blondie's Debbie Harry (1978) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 12 September 1978

This is a transcript of Ian's interview with Debbie. Listen to the audio of this interview.  ...

Debbie Harry Goes Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Hit Parader, December 1981

WHEN WE LAST left Blondie's Chris Stein and Deborah Harry back in December, Autoamerican had just been released. Owlishly-wise Chris was predicting it would get ...

Blondie: Making Tracks And The Art Of Parties

Report by Kris Needs, ZigZag, July 1982

THE B2 ART GALLERY is oddly situated in derelict Thameside structures off Wapping's hysterically termed High Street. But no rundown jungle on the other side ...

Nile Rodgers: "Alright!"

Interview by Davitt Sigerson, High Fidelity, February 1984

What do Southside Johnny, David Bowie, and Diana Ross have in common? ...

Bottle Debbie Harry

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Creem, April 1984

They couldn't help but notice herShe was fatally beautiful;Ever since she was a girl,She was fatally beau-ti-ful.– T-Bone Burnett, ‘Fatally Beautiful’, 1983 ...

Debbie Harry and Andy Warhol: Parallel Lives

Interview by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 11 January 1986


Debbie Harry: Rockbird (Chrysalis)

Review by Caroline Sullivan, Melody Maker, 22 November 1986

FIVE YEARS is nigh on an eternity in pop, and Debbie Harry has returned to a changed world — a world in which the Lower ...

Deborah Harry: "Wendy James? Isn't She In The Primitives?"

Interview by Barbara Ellen, New Musical Express, 28 October 1989

Life's a bleach and then you dye. Bouncing back into the fray with her current hit single 'I Want That Man' DEBORAH aka DEBBIE HARRY ...

Debbie Harry: Three Times A Lady

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, August 1993

DATELINE: MAY 28, 1977. There she stood, growling, upon the stage of the Hammersmith Odeon with her skinny-tied boys around her. ...

Deborah Harry: Debravation (Sire/Reprise)

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1993

BACK WHEN Blondie was becoming America's biggest New Wave band, Deborah Harry's deadpan lyric barbs cut the edges around her paper-doll appearance. This is the ...

Blondie: Plastic Letters, Autoamerican, The Hunter Deborah Harry: Koo Koo, Rockbird, Def Dumb And Blonde

Review by Susan Compo, MOJO, October 1994

AS NORMAN MAILER ONCE SAID, "ALL blondes are natural blondes." Look it up in any book of pop quotes and you'll probably find a picture ...

The HT Interview: Debbie Harry

Interview by Victor Bockris, High Times, October 1996

(RBP Editor's note — the original article in High Times was printed missing a section. Victor Bockris provided us with material which, in part, filled ...

10 Questions for Debbie Harry

Interview by Edward Helmore, MOJO, November 2002

WHEN YOU FIRST came to New York in the late '60s you worked as a waitress at Max's Kansas City. An eye opener? ...

Deborah Harry: Art Of Class

Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, November 2003

Twenty-five years after Deborah — nee Debbie — Harry became the Warholian pop art fantasy made flesh, Blondie, progenitors of New York cool, are back ...

Encounter with a Stiletto: Debbie Harry in 1974

Memoir by Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, February 2005

EVERY TIME Bob Gruen called me he’d open the conversation with "What’s happening, man?" Of course it was me who should have been posing the ...

Debbie Harry: Never Fade Away

Interview by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 28 April 2007

BEFORE Madonna, before Courtney Love and Shirley Manson, before Karen O and Beth Ditto, there was Debbie Harry. ...

Q&A: Debbie Harry

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Classic Rock, 7 May 2007

The Blondie frontwoman and figurehead reflects on personal survival, the 1970s New York scene at CBGB and how the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...

Debbie Harry

Profile and Interview by Lucy O'Brien, MOJO, October 2007

DEBORAH HARRY'S road manager is a tall Californian called Machine. He has a moustache, a firm handshake, and is ineffably polite. "Deborah will be with ...

Debbie Harry on punk, refusing to retire and sex at 69

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Daily Telegraph, 1 March 2015

Forty years after Blondie found fame on the New York scene, Debbie Harry is still waving the flag for women in the music business – ...

Debbie Harry: Face It

Book Review by Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, October 2019

IT IS A popular misconception that – once they have tasted chart success and seen their faces in magazines – music stars like Debbie Harry ...

see also Blondie

see also Wind In The Willows, The

see also Stilettos, The


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