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DEBBIE HARRY

BIOGRAPHY
 
Deborah Harry

A Golden Globe-nominated and Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and actress most famous for being the lead singer for the punk rock/New Wave band Blondie.

She has also had some success as a solo artist, recording five solo albums. In the mid 1990s she also performed and recorded as part of the Jazz Passengers.

Debbie Harry, the lead singer of "BLONDIE" could be said to be the
first polished punk singer of the time.
Went solo and had many credits to her name. The group reformed in 2001.
She began her musical career with a folk rock group, the Wind in the Willows.

The group "Blondoe" was formed in the early seveties.

Blondie quickly became regulars at Max's Kansas City and CBGB's in New York City. After a debut album in 1976, commercial success followed in the late 1970s and early 1980s, first in Australia and Europe, then in the United States.

After a final tour of Europe with The Jazz Passengers in the summer of 1998, Deborah Harry resumed duties as lead vocalist of Blondie.

Harry entered the Guinness World Book of Records in 1999 as the "Oldest Female Singer to Reach No. 1 in the UK Charts" at the age of 53 years.

In the mid-1990s, Harry teamed up with NYC avant-garde jazz ensemble The Jazz Passengers.

Harry appeared on Broadway with Andy Kaufman in the wrestling play Teaneck Tanzi.

Her TV guest appearances include The Muppet Show, MADtv, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Will & Grace, Absolutely Fabulous, Saturday Night Live (as a musical guest and a host).

Members Included.

DEBORAH HARRY - Vocals
CHRIS STEIN - Guitar, Vocal - Born Jan 5,1950, Brooklyn
CLEM BURKE - Drums
GARY VALENTINE - Bass
JIMMY DESTRI - Keyboards

Members to later join and replace others

FRANK INFANT - Bass
NIGEL HARRISON - Guitar - Born England

Noted Album

1981 Koo Koo
1986 Rockbird
1989 Def, Dumb and Blonde
1993 Debravation
2007 Necessary Evil

Noted Hits

HEART OF GLASS - 1979
CALL ME - 1980
THE TIDE IS HIGH - 1980

Films include.

Unmade Beds (1976)
Blank Generation (1976)
The Foreigner (1978)
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Union City (1980)
Roadie (1980)
Downtown 81 (1981)
Rock & Rule (1983 (voice)
Videodrome (1983)
Forever Lulu (1987)
Satisfaction (1988)
Hairspray (1988)
New York Stories (1989)
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Dead Beat (1994)
Drop Dead Rock (1995)
Heavy (1995)
Wigstock: The Movie (1995)
Cop Land (1997)
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Joe's Day (1998)
Zoo (1999)
Red Lipstick (2000)
The Fluffer (2001)
Deuces Wild (2002)
Spun (2002)
All I Want (2002)
End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones (2003)
My Life Without Me (2003)
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Ghostlight (2003)
The Tulse Luper Suitcases (2003)
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003)
Picture This: Blondie and Debbie Harry (2004)
Kiki and Herb Reloaded (2005)
Face Addict (2005)
Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (2006)
Full Grown Men (2006)
Anamorph (2007)
Elegy (2008)
Hotel Gramercy Park (2008)
House of Boys (2008)

Information on the band go to BLONDIE and also check out the above
web address for further information for Debbie Harry.

Cheers.

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