Johnny Thunders & Wayne Kramer 'Gang War!' CD
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- The New York Dolls/Heartbreakers guitarist in collaboration with the MC5 guitarist
- With notes by Thunders biographer Nina Antonia in repackaged 8-page CD booklet.
In 1979, JOHNNY THUNDERS, renowned Heartbreakers and New York Dolls guitarist, teamed up with WAYNE KRAMER, also legendary guitarist of Detroit’s seminal MC5, to form ‘GANG WAR’, an alliance that lasted the best part of a year. Johnny had just released his So Alone album, and Wayne was not long out of jail after serving two of four years for a coke bust. Although Gang War released no records and were without a label – at the time they were an underground act – in retrospect the collaboration is looked on as a ‘rock fantasy’ supergroup. These live Toronto & Boston recordings bear testimony to this unique partnership between two celebrated rock guitar icons.
TRACKS: Ramblin’ Rose, London Boys, These Boots Are Made for Walking, M.I.A., The Harder They Come, Endless Party, I’d Much Rather Be with The Boys, I’ll Go Crazy, Hey Thanks, The Courageous Cat, Just Because I’m White/Bright Lights Big City, Around and Around, The Harder They Come, Ten Commandments of Love, Like A Rolling Stone, Endless Party, Do You Love Me?
Note: this repackaged CD version doesn't have the five Max's bonus tracks, which are exclusive to the 2xLP vinyl. Those are nearly sold out.
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