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Kay Hanley

Charly Bliss like to cover Josie And The Pussycats songs, which were sung in the 2001 film by Letters To Cleo’s Kay Hanley. For the past few days, Charly Bliss have been opening for Letters To Cleo on tour, which sounds like a really fun bill. And during Letters To Cleo’s encore at Paradise Rock Club in Boston last night, they brought Charly Bliss back to the stage to help perform the Josie tracks “3 Small Words” and “Pretend To Be Nice,” the latter of which was written by the late, great Adam Schlesinger. Watch below.

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Josie And The Pussycats Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is officially taking over the radio waves at Apple Music. On April 12, he launched his weekly show Loud And Sad Radio. During every episode, Wentz will be talking about an array of topics in music, social media, TV and film. During the inaugural episode, Wentz played a slew […]

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Like 85% of 21st century movie characters, Josie And The Pussycats started out as comic book characters. Josie McCoy (first known as Josie Jones, then Josie James) was a teenage girl, part of the Archie Comics universe; she had her own comic beginning in 1963, in which she had typical teenage adventures with two friends, Melody Valentine and Valerie Brown. In 1969, they formed a band. A year later, during the 1970-71 TV season, Hanna-Barbera Studios turned the comic into an animated series. (N.B.: Valerie was the first Black female character in a Saturday morning cartoon show.)

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