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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Influenced by L.A. 60s legends The Byrds and The Buffalo Springfield, The Bangles set themselves apart from other all-female bands of the era. Their blend of sixties-influenced folk rock and melodic vocal harmonies gained them major commercial and critical success with the songs, "Walk Like An Egyptian" and "Manic Monday." At the time this was taken, the band was known as The Bangs.
Photograph used for two articles dated September 10, 1982 and January 29, 1983; the caption for the later reads, "While lacking polish, the Bangles performed with unbridled enthusiasm to capture the Roxy crowd's hearts." The group is shown leaning against a bus bench on Sunset Boulevard at La Brea Avenue, across the street from Tiny Naylor's.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Bangles
Hoffs, Susanna
Peterson, Vicki,--1960-
Bangles (Musical group)
Tiny Naylor's (Firm)
Rock groups--United States
Women rock musicians--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Guitarists--United States
Bass guitarists--United States
Drummers (Musicians)--United States
Singers--United States
Benches--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Sisters--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
La Brea Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sunset Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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