Neon Boys

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The Neon Boys
Origin New York, New York, United States
Genres Protopunk
Years active 1972–1974
Labels Shake
Associated acts Television
The Heartbreakers
Richard Hell and the Voidoids
Past members Richard Hell
Tom Verlaine
Billy Ficca

The Neon Boys was an early 1970s New York City punk band, composed of Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell and Billy Ficca. The trio later went on to form the influential rock band Television in 1973; Richard Hell also went on to form the influential punk band Richard Hell and the Voidoids.[1]

Some of the Neon Boys' recordings were released on a 1975 EP, backed with two songs by Richard Hell and the Voidoids. The same songs were re-released in 1991 with one more Neon Boys song.


  • "Time"/"Don't Die"/"That's All I Know (Right Now)"/"Love Comes In Spurts" (1975; 7")
  • "Time"/"Don't Die"/"That's All I Know (Right Now)"/"Love Comes In Spurts"/"High Heeled Wheels" (1991)


  1. Unterberger, Richie. "The Neon Boys | Biography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved December 25, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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