Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry, New York City, November 1995 – photo (detail) by Allen Ginsberg, courtesy Stanford University Libraries / Allen Ginsberg Estate

Debbie Harry, lead singer for the group Blondie, turns 76 today.  (78- 2023)

In 2019, her much-anticipated memoir, Face It was released

Read the reviews in The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Atlantic

Steve Inskeep talks to her about it on NPR here
Emine Saner interviews her for The Guardian – here
She’s interviewed by Kory Grow for Rolling Stone 
She talks to Gary Ryan of NME – here

and Jamie East at Virgin Radio here

More recently, from 2021, here’s her Spin interview – (“We spoke to the 75-year old icon about her upcoming tour, her endless optimism, and why nice girls finish first..”)

Blondie – New York City mural

and, from ten years ago, here’s her “Desert Island Discs”

A little vintage Blondie:

and not forgetting:

Blondie’s most recent work – Rob Roth‘s film (pre-pandemic, 2019 footage from Cuba) – “Vivir En La Habana”

 & the Beat connection – via Victor Bockris (author of Making Tracks – The Rise of Blondie and Beat Punks) – Blondie (Debbie with partner Chris Stein) in conversation with William Burroughs

Debbie Harry and William Burroughs

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