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Debbie Harry, Blondie and the early punk scene in photos

Debbie Harry, Blondie and the early punk scene in photos

The rooftop of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was bathed in crimson light, the neon glow lending glam nostalgia to a cocktail party that could only be described as a whirring bubble of ‘80s pop. Boy George, in his stiff-brimmed hat and copious eyeliner, huddled by the DJ table with a posse of friends. A dapper-looking Harry Dean Stanton, 88, surveyed the scene from a nearby bench. Beside him, large-scale black-and-white photographs from the ‘70s and ‘80s depicted young Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry with fellow punk figures Iggy Pop and Chrissie Hynde, among others. Harry and Blondie guitarist Chris Stein were in town for the opening of an exhibition showcasing prints...

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