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James Chance and the Contortions

One of the original punk jazz groups of the New York No Wave scene, the Contortions were led by saxophonist James Chance,aka James White (birth name James Siegfried). The group formed in New York City in 1977 and ended along with the No Wavescene in 1979.

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Molotov Cocktail Lounge
1996

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1979

3.9
43 Votes

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