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The Neon Boys were formed after Richard Hell and Tom Verlaine dropped out of school and wound up in New York in the early 1970s. Here they found drummer Billy Ficca and recorded a self titled single in 1973, which has been described as the 'first punk rock single' (preceeding the more popular choice of The Damned's 'New Rose' by three years). The Neon Boys never played live due to the absence of a second guitar player. When they… read more

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  • better than Television...
  • FarCrysss@ Hell of couse. Tom Verlaine sang in late Televesion, after Richard Hell
  • If the Neon Boys were a person I'd let 'm get me pregnanttttt.
  • is Verlaine or Richard Hell singing?
  • awesome stuff
  • time and time again i knew what i was doing and time and time again it just made things worse it seemed to see the most of what is really true and you're stepping into your hearse and only time can write a song that's really really real the best a man can say is how its play on him does feel even though he only knows as much as time to him reveals and when i wanna write a song that says it all in words like time sublimely silences the wise i know that if i try i'm gonna take a fall at once and splatter there between my lies we are made of it and if we give submission among our chances there's a chance we can choose and if uncertainty would give us that permission then it's impossible to lose and only time can write a song that's really really real the best a man can say is how its play on him does feel even though he only knows as much as time to him reveals
  • This is GREAT! Kind of sounds like the kinks... Loved it. And yes, it's a shame these guys didn't record more
  • where tp get this cd?????????????
  • Can Neon Boys and The Neon Boys be merged? Furthermore, it's a shame these guys didn't record more...great music.
  • I have a group for Tom Verlaine solo - anyone interested, please join here thanks :) http://www.last.fm/group/TOM+VERLAINE

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