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The Neon Boys was an early 1970s New York City punk band, composed of Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell and Billy Ficca. The trio later went on to form the influential rock band Television in 1973; Richard Hell also went on to form the influential punk band Richard Hell and the Voidoids.[1]

The Neon Boys
OriginNew York, New York, United States
GenresProto-punk
Years active1972–1974
LabelsShake
Associated actsTelevision
The Heartbreakers
Richard Hell and the Voidoids
Past membersRichard Hell
Tom Verlaine
Billy Ficca

Some of the Neon Boys' recordings were released on a 1975 EP, backed with two songs by Richard Hell and the Voidoids. The same songs were re-released in 1991 with one more Neon Boys song.

DiscographyEdit

EPs
  • "Time"/"Don't Die"/"That's All I Know (Right Now)"/"Love Comes In Spurts" (1975; 7")
  • "Time"/"Don't Die"/"That's All I Know (Right Now)"/"Love Comes In Spurts"/"High Heeled Wheels" (1991)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "The Neon Boys | Biography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved December 25, 2014.

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