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"I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and the collapse of the '60s and the proliferation of media' it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out." -- Richard Hell
Richard Hell (born Richard Meyers; October 2, 1949) is a singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and writer.

Hell is probably best known as frontman for the early punk rock band Richard Hell & The Voidoids. Their 1977 album, Blank Generation, influenced many other punk bands. Its title song was named "One of the 500 Songs That Shaped Rock" by music writers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listing, and, for instance, is ranked as one of the all-time top-ten punk songs by a 2006 poll of original British punk figures, as reported in the Rough Guide to Punk.

Hell was an originator of the punk fashion look, the first to spike his hair and wear torn, cut and drawn-on shirts, often held together with safety pins. Malcolm McLaren, manager of the Sex Pistols, has said Hell was an important inspiration for the Sex Pistols' look and attitude, as well as the safety-pin accessorized clothing McLaren sold in his London shop, Sex. (Some members of the Sex Pistols dispute this.)

Since the late 1980s Hell has devoted himself primarily to writing, publishing two novels, as well as several other books. He was the film critic for BlackBook magazine from 2004—2006.

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Total Books: 19
Massive Pissed Love Nonfiction 2001-2014
2015 - Massive Pissed Love Nonfiction 2001-2014 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781593766276
ISBN-10: 1593766270
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp An Autobiography
2014 - I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp an Autobiography (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062190840
ISBN-10: 0062190849
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp An Autobiography
2013 - I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp an Autobiography (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062190833
ISBN-10: 0062190830
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Psychopts Richard Hell Christopher Wool
2008 - Psychopts Richard Hell Christopher Wool (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780979507755
ISBN-10: 0979507758
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Sympathy for the Devil Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967
Rock Tease The Golden Years of Rock T-Shirts
2006 - Rock Tease the Golden Years of Rock T-shirts [Vintage Tees, Rock Tees] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780810970533
ISBN-10: 0810970538
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Sad Songs
2005 - Sad Songs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780945558361
ISBN-10: 0945558368
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Godlike
2005 - Godlike (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781888451771
ISBN-10: 1888451777
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Hot And Cold essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction
Go Now
1999 - Go Now (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781899598533
ISBN-10: 1899598537
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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L'Oeil du lzard
1999 - L'oeil Du Lzard (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782879291819
ISBN-10: 287929181X
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Weather
1998 - Weather (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780966632804
ISBN-10: 096663280X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Go Now
1997 - Go Now (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780684832777
ISBN-10: 0684832771
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
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Go Now
1996 - Go Now (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781857024647
ISBN-10: 1857024648
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Go Now  A Novel
1996 - Go Now a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780684822341
ISBN-10: 0684822342
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Artifact Notebooks from Hell 1974-1980 Notebooks from Hell 1974-80
1990 - Artifact Notebooks From Hell 1974-1980 Notebooks From Hell 1974-80 [Hanuman Book No. 37] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780937815397
ISBN-10: 093781539X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Rabbit Duck
Rabbit Duck (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780977362400
ISBN-10: 097736240X
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The Voidoid
The Voidoid (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781899598021
ISBN-10: 1899598022
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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