Sunday, May 2, 2021

Downtown New York 80s Icons

 






MADONNA

"Desperately Seeking Susan"







ANDY WARHOL & JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT


NEW YORK






Keith Haring

In his New York Studio





A Painting by Jean Michel Basquiat







Keith Haring

Bombing in the SUBWAY





A basquiat Painting 






Jean Michel Basquiat with Football Helmet 











POSITANO 

The AMALFI COAST

TRAVEL GUIDE / COOKBOOK







Debra Harry

"BLONDIE"


New York




Debra Harry






John Lennon

New York City

Assassinated December 8, 1980

by the maniac Mark David Chapman in front of the DAKOTA (his home)

on 1 West 72nd Street, New York, NY






MARTIN SCORSESE (R) with Robert DeNiro

On the set of TAXI DRIVER

Starring Robert DeNiro as Travis Bickle





ROCKETS REDGLARE





Michael Morra

aka "ROCKETS REDGLARE"

Rockets Redglare (May 8, 1949 – May 28, 2001) was an American character actor and stand-up comedian.  As well as his career as an entertainer, he worked as a roadie for a band called The Hassles (with a young Billy Joel), and as a bodyguard and drug supplier to punk rock bassist Sid Vicious and artist-musician Jean Michel Basquiat.





"ROCKETS"

For those of us who new him, we just called him Rockets

RIP my old Pal







Rockets Redglare

East Village New York





"Two of my old Pals"

Michael Morra (Rockets Redglare) and John Lurie

In Jim Jarmusch's DOWN By LAW






New York Independent Film Director

JIM JARMUSCH


James Robert Jarmusch born January 22, 1953) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer. He has been a major proponent of independent cinema since the 1980s, directing films such as Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Mystery Train (1989), Dead Man (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Paterson (2016), and The Dead Don't Die (2019). Stranger Than Paradise was added to the National Film Registry in December 2002. 









GOT ANY KAHLUA ?

aka The BIG LEBOWSKI COOKBOOK









MADONNA


Madonna eating CHEESE DOODLES

In DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN

East Village, New York






DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN  Trailer

Starring MADONNA

AIDAN QUINN

ROSANNA ARQUETTE

with ROCKETS REDGLARE





DESPARETELY SEEKING SUSAN

Madonna on the Left

ROCKETS REDGLARE on the right





MADONNA at DANCETERIA

1984






MADONNA at DANCETERIA


New York






MADONNA DANCING at DANCETERIA


"DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN"


NEW YORK  1985




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