The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows were an American folk-rock/psych band from New York that released a self-titled album on Capitol in 1968. They took their name from the 1908 children’s literary classic by British writer Kenneth Grahame. Co-vocalist Deborah Harry reemerged a decade later as the frontwoman of Blondie. Members: Deborah Harry (vocals, Indian tambura, […]

The Jazz Passengers

The Jazz Passengers were an American avant-jazz band from NYC that released a pair of albums on Les Disques du Crépuscule in 1987/88, followed by Implement Yourself on New World Records/CounterCurrents in 1990. During the subsequent seven-year period, the band released two albums apiece on the Knitting Factory, High Street, and 32 labels, including two […]


Blondie is an American New Wave/art-pop band from NYC that emerged from the mid-1970s Bowery scene, first performing as The Stilettos before adopting the “Blondie” moniker in reference to the platinum tresses of frontwoman Debbie Harry. The band debuted with a self-titled album on Private Stock in late 1976, followed by five albums on Chrysalis […]