Curt Weiss

Jerry Nolan, who played with two infamous New York proto-punk bands, the Heartbreakers and the New York Dolls, as well as with the Idols, Sid Vicious and the London Cowboys is the subject of a new biography by Seattle writer Curt Weiss. Stranded in the Jungle: Jerry Nolan's Wild Ride : A Tale of Drugs, Fashion, the New York Dolls, and Punk Rock (Backbeat Books) is based on extensive research and on  interviews with bandmates,, lovers, family members and friends (who include members of the Sex Pistols, the Ramones, Talking Heads and Blondie). Stories of the early days of punk, bandmate Johnny Thunders and his struggles with heroin addiction are all part of the story.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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