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Radio.com Minimation: Debbie Harry Prepares for Combat

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Debbie Harry of Blondie (Drawn for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Debbie Harry of Blondie (Drawn for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1980 interview with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie, as the band was enjoying huge success from their #1 single, “Call Me.” This was animated for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister of Ugly Cupcake Entertainment

We all know that Debbie Harry is a badass, and not a woman to be messed with. She sort of brings that point home in this interview clip from 1980, where a fan calls into WNEW during her on air interview and asks, “If we do have a war with Russia, would Blondie entertain the troops like Bob Hope did?”

“Definitely,” she responds.

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Harry even went a bit further, discussing the need for civilian training so we could help to defend the front lines, “Like the Swiss Army,” she said.

Watch the Minimation video on Radio.com.

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