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David Johansen, a Doll Again

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David Johansen, a Doll Again

David Johansen, a Doll Again

David Johansen, a Doll Again

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Singer and musician David Johansen was the lead singer for 1970s pre-punk punk rock band New York Dolls. The band has recently reunited and has a new CD, One Day it Will Please Us to Remember Even This. Johansen is also known as Buster Poindexter, a pompadour- and tuxedo-wearing lounge lizard. This interview originally aired on Dec. 7, 2004.