Blondie is an American rock
band founded in New York City in 1974 by singer Deborah Harry
and guitarist Chris Stein
. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave
and punk scenes of the mid-1970s. With hits like "Atomic", "Heart of Glass" and "Maria", they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. The original lineup consisted of Deborah Harry (vocals), Chris Stein (guitar, bass guitar), Clem Burke
(drums, percussion), Jimmy Destri
(keyboards) and Gary Valentine
(bass guitar, guitar).