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Deborah Harry: "Blondie were at the bottom rung of the CBGBs ladder…"

Deborah Harry: "Blondie were at the bottom rung of the CBGBs ladder…"

Deborah Harry reveals she believes Blondie were looked down on at legendary New York punk club CBGB.

Denying that her and Patti Smith disliked each other, in the new issue of Uncut the singer says: “I don’t think she’d waste her time hating me. Thing is, I always think Blondie were at the bottom rung of the whole CBGBs ladder.

“She came at her craft from a literary, intellectual point of view, whereas I – although I have read some books, you know! – but I think I came strictly from a more underground pop-culture thing.”

The singer answers your questions in the new issue, tackling topics including Chris Stein’s occult interests, The Muppets, Robert Fripp’s guitar playing and the early hip-hop shows she used to hang out at.

Uncut’s June 2013 issue is out now.

Uncut is now available as a digital edition! Download here on your iPad/iPhone and here on your Kindle Fire or Nook.


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