The guitarist Johnny Thunders died at the age of 38. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Guitarist for the glam rock band New York Dolls who went on to play with The Heartbreakers.
One of his first performances was with Johnny and the Jaywalkers at a school just around the corner from Carnegie Hall.
His death is shrouded in mystery, as he was found folded up in a ransacked room. He had also struggled with heroin throughout his musical career.
How did Johnny Thunders die?
Rumors surround Thunders’ death at the Inn on St. Peter hotell (formerly known as St. Peter Guest House) in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 23, 1991. Thunders apparently died of drug-related causes, but it has been speculated that it was the result of foul play.
"I take smack because I enjoy it. I enjoy all it makes me feel. I don't do it to be in with the in crowd. I can rock out with it."Johnny Thunders
"I was in Sweden for 10 days. They put me on the front page of the daily papers eight days in a row. I did nothing to warrant any of the attention. It was ridiculous."Johnny Thunders
"I don't eat cereal actually... Frosted Flakes... that's as close as I can get."Johnny Thunders
"No one really knows me. People think they know me."Johnny Thunders
"The Dolls were an attitude. If nothing else they were a great attitude."Johnny Thunders