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Devorah Ostrov
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Former teenage fanzine journalist & rock photographer
Former teenage fanzine journalist & rock photographer

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The Last Time I Talked To Joey Ramone
Our friend Dan Hill from England  joined the Teenage Kicks staff for this escapade. Here he is doing his best Lisa Robinson impression with Joey Ramone!     Photo: Devorah Ostrov Originally printed in Teenage Kicks #3, Spring 1999 Interview by Dan and Devor...
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In 1993, I called Sylvain Sylvain Mizrahi for a quick chat about the New York Dolls' CD "Paris Le Trash." We ended up talking for more than five hours about his childhood and the early days of the Dolls! Here's a link to the conversation...
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Sylvain Sylvain: A Journey From The Suez Canal Crisis To The New York Dolls
The New York Dolls pose in front of the Gem Spa for the back-cover photo of their debut LP. Photo: Toshi  By Devorah Ostrov "Even though our music wasn't that tight at the beginning, we knew we moved. And we knew that we had the essence of rock and roll. So...
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The Go-Go's: In 1995 I Traced The Group's Improbable Rock 'N' Roll Success Story For AMP
The Go-Go's Back row L-R: Charlotte Caffey, Kathy Valentine, Gina Schock. Front: Belinda Carlisle & Jane Wiedlin Originally published in American Music Press , 1995 By Devorah Ostrov The Go-Go's are an improbable rock 'n' roll success story. They went from ...
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Starz: In 1992 I Tracked Down Guitarist Richie Ranno To Talk About The Band's History & Possible Future!
Starz promo photo circa 1977 L-R: Richie Ranno, Joe X. Dube, Michael Lee Smith, Brenden Harkin and Peter Sweval Originally published in American Music Press, 1992 By Devorah Ostrov There's a brand new Starz CD at Tower Records! Honest, go look. It's called ...
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While The Buzzcocks Toured The USA In Support Of Their 1996 CD "All Set," Their Record Company Abruptly Folded.
Circa 1979 tour poster By Devorah Ostrov It was Tuesday, July 23, 1996, when the Buzzcocks pulled into San Francisco on the West Coast leg of a 26-date US tour in support of their new CD All Set . The group, originally formed by Pete Shelley and Howard Devo...
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Dee Snider: I Asked The Twisted Sister Frontman To Name His Desert Island Discs. Meanwhile, A Queue Of Rock Journalists Formed Behind Me!
"I LOVE Slade! I never mentioned them because people are like, Who?" Twisted Sister's Stay Hungry LP - photo: Mark Weiss Previously unpublished. This was meant to accompany an article about Dee Snider's new band Widowmaker in a 1992 issue of American Music ...
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Nikki Sudden & Dave Kusworth: The Legend Of The Jacobites!
Originally published in Teenage Kicks , Spring/Summer 1999 By Devorah Ostrov Once upon a time in the mid-seventies, in a faraway country called England (where the word color contains an unnecessary "u" and the orange juice supply is unpredictable) there liv...
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The Seeds: "Pushin' Too Hard" Was Only Part Of Their Story. In 1993, I Spoke To Keyboardist Daryl Hooper About The History Of The Band For AMP
The Seeds were "o ne of the most important bands to come out of the Los Angeles area."  L-R: Jan Savage, Sky Saxon, Daryl Hooper, Rick Andridge Originally published in American Music Press , June 1993 By Devorah Ostrov In the liner notes to Nuggets: Origina...
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The Chesterfield Kings: In 1994, As The Band Launched Their Seventh LP, I Caught Up With Their Tubulent Past
Here Are The Chesterfield Kings - the group's 1982 debut LP "It was supposed to be this rare thing, like those Hideout recordings from the '60s." Although the bulk of this story was written in 1994 and published in American Music Press , s ome text which wa...
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