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Blondie (band)

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Cover of the 1976 album "Blondie"

Blondie is a rock band that first gained fame in the 1970s and early 1980s. The group was founded in August 1974 in New York City by Deborah Harry of Wind in the Willows and Chris Stein of The Stilettos. Sometimes disco, sometimes punk, sometimes new wave, and sometimes hip hop, Blondie is known for frequently re-inventing themselves. Their better known hits are "Call Me", "The Tide Is High", "One Way Or Another" and "Heart Of Glass." Their 1981 song "Rapture" was the first US number one rap hit. Debbie Harry and Blondie were close to the Warhol-Haring-Boho New York art scene of the early 80s; they featured graffiti artists Fab Five Freddy and Jean-Michel Basquiat in the video for "Rapture". Recent hits include "Maria" (1999) and "Good Boys" (2004).

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