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Johnny Thunders

voc, g, 1952-1991 US, East Elmhurst, Queens
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Alternative and Rock
A.k.a. John Anthony Genzale, Jr.

Johnny Thunders (July 15, 1952 – April 23, 1991), born John Anthony Genzale, Jr., was an American rock and roll/punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the early 1970s as a member of the New York Dolls. He later played with The Heartbreakers and as a solo artist.

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Alternative
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Born To Lose on Chinese Rocks / Born To Lose by Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
You Can't Put Your Arms Round a Memory on So Alone by Johnny Thunders
Chinese Rocks on Chinese Rocks / Born To Lose by Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory on Hurt me by Johnny Thunders
It's Not Enough on It's Not Enough by The Heartbreakers
Great Big Kiss on So Alone by Johnny Thunders
Eve of Destruction on Hurt me by Johnny Thunders
Pipeline on So Alone by Johnny Thunders
Joey Joey on Hurt me by Johnny Thunders
I'm a Boy I'm a Girl on Hurt me by Johnny Thunders

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders2018Single
Give Her A... Great Big KissJohnny Thunders Featuring Patti Palladin2018Single
SilverbirdJohnny Thunders2018Album
So AlonesomeJohnny Thunders2018Album
Live In JapanJohnny Thunders2017Album
I Think I Got This CoveredJohnny Thunders2016Compil.
Daddy Rollin' StoneJohnny Thunders2015Album
Critic's Choice / So AloneJohnny Thunders2015Single
Looking For Johnny The Legend Of Johnny Thunders Original Soundtrack AlbumJohnny Thunders2014Compil.
Looking For JohnnyJohnny Thunders2014Single
Real Times EPJohnny Thunders2014Album
The Last Show At Max's Kansas City NYCJohnny Thunders2014Album
Operation LibertadChristof Steinmann, Katyhuska Robinson, Richard Hell, Johnny Thunders, Bruno Spoerri, Basement 5, The Stranglers2013Compil.
The PipelineJohnny Thunders2013Album
Dawn Of The Dead: Live At Max's Kansas City (New York)Johnny Thunders2012Album
Some Hearts - The Last Album (1990)Johnny Thunders2011Album
Dream Baby Dream: Live At Max’s Kansas CityJohnny Thunders With Alan Vega2010Album
Disappointed In YouJohnny Thunders2009Single
Sticks & Stones: The Lost AlbumJohnny Thunders2009Album
One Track Mind / Pirate LoveJohnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers2008Single
Acoustic ThundersJohnny Thunders2008Album
Who's Been Talking?Johnny Thunders2008Album
Got Smack?Johnny Thunders2007Album
Glam, Punk And JunkJohnny Thunders2007Single
What About MeJohnny Thunders2006Album
The Party Ain't Over YetJohnny Thunders2006Album
After The Dolls - 1977-1987 (Track And Jungle Records Studio Sessions)Johnny Thunders2006Compil.
You Can't Put Your Arms Around A MemoryJohnny Thunders, Arthur Kane & Jerry Nolan2005Album
Eve Of DestructionJohnny Thunders2004Compil.
Jet Boy - The AnthologyJohnny Thunders2004Compil.
Who's Been Talking? Johnny Thunders In ConcertJohnny Thunders2003Album
Born To LoseJohnny Thunders2003Compil.
You Can't Put Your Arms Around A MemoryJohnny Thunders2002Compil.
Johnny Thunders Live In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders2002Album
Live In London England 5/26/85Johnny Thunders2001Album
Thunderstorm In DetroitJohnny Thunders2001Album
Such A CrimeJohnny Thunders2001Album
Live And Wasted - Unplugged 1990Johnny Thunders2000Album
Play With Fire - LiveJohnny Thunders2000Album
Born To LoseJohnny Thunders2000Compil.
Live And UnreleasedJohnny Thunders2000Compil.
Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders2000Album
The Fireball EPJohnny Thunders1999Single
Born Too Loose - The Best OfJohnny Thunders1999Compil.
The Thunderbolt EPJohnny Thunders1999Single
Live At LeedsJohnny Thunders1999Album
The Very Best Of Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders1999Compil.
Johnny Thunders Interview Digest (1986.1988.1991)Johnny Thunders, Gaku Torii1998Album
Street TrashJohnny Thunders / New York Dolls1998Compil.
One For The RoadJohnny Thunders1998Album
Countdown LoveJohnny Thunders / Jerry Nolan1997Single
Belfast RocksJohnny Thunders1997Album
Johnny On The RocksJohnny Thunders1996Album
Life Goes OnJohnny Thunders1996Single
Diary Of A Gypsy LoverJohnny Thunders1996Album
The Studio BootlegsJohnny Thunders1996Compil.
Internal PossessionJohnny Thunders1996Album
Live CrisisJohnny Thunders1996Album
Daddy Rollin' Stone/Leave Me AloneJohnny Thunders1996Single
Live At The Channel ClubJohnny Thunders / Wayne Kramer - Gang War1995Album
Countdown Love - Demos & Unreleased LiveJohnny Thunders1995Album
The Best Of Johnny ThundersJohnny Thunders1994Compil.
Add Water And Stir (Live In Japan 1991)Johnny Thunders1994Compil.
Saddest Vacation - Last Live In Japan Act. 1Johnny Thunders1993Album
Saddest Vacation - Last Live In Japan Act. 2Johnny Thunders1993Album
Chinese Rocks (The Ultimate Thunders Live Collection)Johnny Thunders1993Album
Hurt Me MoreJohnny Thunders1993Album
Critic's ChoiceJohnny Thunders & The Chesterfield Kings1992Single
Have FaithJohnny Thunders1992Album
New Rose CollectionJohnny Thunders1992Compil.
The New Too Much Junkie BusinessJohnny Thunders1992Album
Live At Max's Kansas CityJimi Lalumia & The Psychotic Frogs featuring Johnny Thunders1991Single
Live In JapanJohnny Thunders1991Album
Bootlegging The BootleggersJohnny Thunders1990Compil.
Gang WarGang War Featuring Johnny Thunders & Wayne Kramer1990Album
Born To CryJohnny Thunders1988Album
Copy CatsJohnny Thunders & Patti Palladin1988Album
He CriedJohnny Thunders & Patti Palladin1988Single
I Was Born To CryJohnny Thunders & Patti Palladin1988Single
(Give Him A) Great Big KissShinya Ohe / Johnny Thunders1988Single
Great Big KissShinya Ohe, Johnny Thunders1988Single
Baby It's YouJohnny Thunders & Patti Palladin1988Single
She Wants To MamboJohnny Thunders & Patti Palladin1988Album
Ain't Superstitious / Midnight HourJohnny Thunders1987Single
Que Sera SeraJohnny Thunders1987Single
Album CollectionJohnny Thunders1987Single
Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)Johnny Thunders1987Single
Short LivesJohnny Thunders1986Single
Looking For A KissNew York Dolls Featuring Johnny Thunders1986Album
Short Lives / She Belongs To MeJohnny Thunders / The Nativos1986Single
Short Lives / Cool Operator / Endless / Tie Me UpJohnny Thunders1986Single
Personality CrisisNew York Dolls Featuring Johnny Thunders1986Album
CrawfishPatti Palladin & Johnny Thunders1985Single
Que Sera, SeraJohnny Thunders1985Album
There's A Little Bit Of Whore In Every Little GirlJohnny Thunders & Sylvain Sylvain1984Album
SchneckentaenzeJohnny Thunders1984Album
Hurt MeJohnny Thunders1984Single
Born To LoseJohnny Thunders1984Single
In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders1984Album
Play With FireJohnny Thunders1984Album
Cosa Nostra Never SleepsJohnny Thunders1984Album
In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders1983Album
Hurt MeJohnny Thunders1983Album
In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders1983Single
Thunders & The HeartbreakersJohnny Thunders1983Single
Diary Of A LoverJohnny Thunders1983Album
In Cold BloodJohnny Thunders1983Album
Hurt MeJohnny Thunders1983Single
Hey Man Where Is My Guitar?Johnny Thunders1983Album
Wanted: Dead Or Alive Reward $10Johnny Thunders1983Album
PipelineJohnny Thunders1982Album
PipelineJohnny Thunders1982Album
So AloneJohnny Thunders1978Album
Dead Or AliveJohnny Thunders1978Single
You Can't Put Your Arms Around A MemoryJohnny Thunders1978Single
Badhusparken, Mariehamn, Finland 21/7/1984Johnny ThundersAlbum
Live At The Speakeasy London 18/02/78The Living Dead Featuring Johnny ThundersSingle
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