While many early female performers were teen idols or pop singers, plenty of others rocked every bit as hard as the boys. For those women who rock, we salute you with this edition of Picture Sleeve Archive.
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Before Blondie came along and tarted up “Hangin’ on the Telephone” with the airbrushed desire of Debbie Harry’s vocals and polished it with spotless production, the now-classic power-pop number was destined to be forgotten by history. Recorded originally by a San Francisco power-pop trio named The Nerves, “Hangin’ on the Telephone” would become Blondie’s first U.K. Top Ten hit. And what of The Nerves?