Richard Hell: I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp

Monday, March 11, 2013

Writer and musician Richard Hell charts his childhood, coming of age, and misadventures as an artist in the era of rock and roll. I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography is about his journey from the hinterlands into the city in search of art and passion when he was 17. He was a pivotal voice of the age of punk, starting such seminal bands as Television, the Heartbreakers, and Richard Hell and the Voidoids, and he help make CBGB a punk ground zero. 


Richard Hell

Comments [4]

dfat from EastVillage

i call bs on your interview Leonard.. too short, not prep'ed enough &
R.Hell definitely DESERVED more time !!

Mar. 11 2013 09:02 PM
foodaggro from Brooklyn

Thanks for interviewing Mr. Hell, Leonard. I look forward to reading "'Tramp."

Mar. 11 2013 01:53 PM
Gladys from Blah Blah Blah La Land

I'm entertaining guests for dinner on Friday evening---5 people plus a Shih Tzu. I was thinking of going for Asian-Fusion with a South American flair. Does Richard have any good recipes for avacado dip?

Mar. 11 2013 01:38 PM
Tim Young from Manhattan

Thanks for having Richard Hell on, Leonard.

Looking forward to reading his new autobiography.

Too bad he doesn't want to make new music.

Mar. 11 2013 01:07 PM

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