Song of the Day #4,130: ‘Looking for a Kiss’ – New York Dolls

The self-titled New York Dolls debut, released in July of 1973, is considered one of the greatest rock albums (and one of the greatest first albums) of all time.

This band, and this record, influenced countless acts in the rock and punk worlds, from Kiss and the Sex Pistols to Guns N Roses and The Smiths. It reminds me of the line people use about The Velvet Underground’s debut, “not many people bought it, but everyone who did started a band.”

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