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  Chrissie Hynde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chrissie Hynde (born September 7, 1951 in Akron, Ohio) is an American rock musician, best known as the leader of the band The Pretenders.
Chrissie Hynde had a daughter Natalie Ray in 1983 with Ray Davies of The Kinks (a cover version of the Davies song "Stop Your Sobbing" had been an early hit for the Pretenders, and Hynde met Davies several years later, a meeting which bloomed into a long-term relationship).
In the electroclash song "Fuck the Pain Away", by the artist Peaches from her 2002 debut album The Teaches of Peaches, Chrissie Hynde is referenced in the first verse, in the same breath as Blondie.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chrissie_Hynde   (742 words)

 Akron Women's History • Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde
Hynde is the daughter of Bud, who worked for Ohio Bell, and Delores (Dee), who worked as a secretary.
But Hynde wanted to be a rock star and she didn't think she needed a college degree to do it.
Hynde is still with the Pretenders and still recording, although with a different label.
www3.uakron.edu /schlcomm/womenshistory/hynde_c.htm   (322 words)

 Salon People | The great Pretender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When Chrissie Hynde was a 12-year-old in Akron, Ohio, her teacher asked the class to write a poem about their favorite word.
Chrissie Hynde wanted to play in a band, in England, and never mind that she was a girl and American.
Christine Hynde was born on Sept. 7, 1951, in Akron, a Cleveland suburb known as the tire capital of America.
www.salon.com /people/bc/1999/04/06/hynde   (600 words)

 Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders - Classic Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fronted by lead singer Chrissie Hynde since 1978, the Pretenders have proven to be one of the most influential and enduring bands of the era.
Hynde was released in time for her performance the next night, and The Gap changed its policy.
Hynde formed the Pretenders in 1978, along with James Honeyman-Scott, Pete Farndon and Martin Chambers, and the band released their self-titled debut album in 1980.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art39213.asp   (482 words)

 Rock On The Net: The Pretenders
Chrissie's provocative and often personal songwriting skills and singing presentation showed the world that she not only can sing with the big boys of rock, but often surpass their abilities.
Chrissie may be the first 'chick rocker." Although Chrissie hails from Akron, Ohio, she made her musical move in England in the early 70s.
Chrissie was arrested with PETA President, Ingrid Newkirk, in New York for reportedly damaging leather products at a Manhattan Gap store as part of a PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) protest.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-p/pretenders_main.htm   (1451 words)

Chrissie Hynde, of the Pretenders, who has taken off four years from recording, told a group of South By Southwest journalists, she may never record again.
Hynde, whose Pretenders were playing the festival's last set Saturday night, talked about amazing incidents in her life, but took them as commonplace.
Hynde frequently walked to the edge of the stage peering into the faces of the crowd, then tossing her head back with the guitar resting on her hips pointing toward the ceiling, her head and hair a wild silhouette in the stage lights.
blogs.mercurynews.com /aei/2006/03/sxsw_breaking_n.html   (1274 words)

 Chrissie Hynde MP3 Downloads - Chrissie Hynde Music Downloads - Chrissie Hynde Music Videos
Hynde became friendly with such up and coming punk rockers as the Sex Pistols and the Clash (Hynde almost formed a group with members of the latter band), and its back-to-basics approach inspired her to form her own punk outfit.
By the late '70s, Hynde had accomplished her goal, as the original Pretenders lineup was in place -- Hynde on vocals/guitar, bassist Pete Farndon, guitarist James Honeyman-Scott, and drummer Martin Chambers.
Due to Hynde's vast rock & roll knowledge, the Pretenders were much more than just a punk band -- they were never afraid to let other styles seep into their own sound, making their 1980 self-titled debut one of rock's greatest all-time classics.
www.mp3.com /chrissie-hynde/artists/71276/biography.html   (439 words)

 Interview with Chrissie Hynde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I have loved Chrissie Hynde and her band 'The Pretenders' since I saw her in the video singing 'Brass in Pocket' – but then she up and married Jim Kerr from the group 'Simple Minds' and I was livid with her as I'd had my eye on him.
Chrissie and The Pretenders are still touring, still churning out the songs and still bewitching audiences wherever they go.
Chrissie just won't go away – she's got great music in her blood and a love for all that's fair and good in her heart.
www.animal-lib.org.au /interviews/chrissie   (842 words)

 Judge to dismiss charges against Chrissie Hynde [Free Republic]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hynde, 48, an Akron, Ohio, native, and three members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals were accused of causing some $1,000 worth of damage in the store.
Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, and the others, PETA president Ingrid Newkirk and supporters Paul Haje and Paul Chetirkin, slashed and tore leather and suede garments inside the store's display window, police said.
Hynde, who lives in London, and the other Pretenders, who are three Englishmen, gained fame in the late `70s and `80s with hits that included "Stop Your Sobbing," and "Back On the Chain Gang." In the `90s, they had a hit recording, "Last of the Independents."
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a392af15916fd.htm   (956 words)

 Pretenders are still the real thing / Hynde's band stirs sold-out Warfield with tough, timeless rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ten songs into the Pretenders' Saturday show at the Warfield, singer- guitarist Chrissie Hynde pithily summed up her group's enduring appeal and, in the process, the appeal of rock music as a whole.
From Hynde's elegantly wasted, Keith Richards- cool-and-confrontational stage banter to her band's enthusiastic delivery of two decades' worth of material, the 110-minute set was a case study in old- school rock attitude.
Between songs, the pugnacious Hynde, in a classic fl T-shirt and jeans, bantered and battled with the crowd.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/03/03/DD99951.DTL   (634 words)

 PRETENDERS (CHRISSIE HYNDE) in 'this swirling sphere'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Arriving in the UK in the early '70s she scored a gig writing for rock weekly New Musical Express and a few months later was happily sleeping with its star gonzo writer, Nick Kent, who along with Charles Shaar Murray set the tone for classic Brit rock journalism at the time.
Hynde had a perfect passage into the world that had rung in her ears since childhood days in Akron, Ohio, sitting listening to tinny transistor radios.
On Viva El Amor, the stories of Chrissie Hynde's life are told in some of her sharpest lyrics since those glorious and seminal first two Pretenders albums.
www.thei.aust.com /tssmusic1/chrissie.html   (2126 words)

 Blogcritics.org: Chrissie Hynde, Bush Critic
Us old folk remember when Chrissie Hynde was involved in a fake punk band called The Moors Murderers back in 1977, so I think you can assume that her desire to shock (while playing fairly standard rock music) is nothing new.
Reading the actual comments, I've gotta agree that Hynde comes across pretty idiotic (though no more or less dumb than a lot of would-be punkers have in beer-soaked rant mode), and she deserves to be called on it.
Chrissy used to be one hell of a great rocker, if she put the smae kind of energy back into her music as she does into her rants, her albums would still be worth buying.
blogcritics.org /archives/2003/03/20/132619.php   (1458 words)

 Chrissie Hynde
Chrissie Hynde has served as songwriter, guitarist, and lead singer of the Pretenders, the band she helped to found in 1978.
Hynde lived in London for more than twenty years, but in 2004 moved to Brazil to work with Brazilian musician Moreno Veloso.
Chrissie Hynde - Rock Musician, born 7 September 1951, Leader of the rock band The Pretenders
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0771192.html   (409 words)

 Chrissie Hynde Cuts Plea Deal in GAP Attack [Free Republic]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hynde and three other animal rights activists were arrested March 9 at a GAP store in New York City after they allegedly cut leather merchandise to protest the slaughter of Indian cows.
If convicted, Hynde and her co-defendants had faced penalties of up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Hynde's attorney and her New York-based spokeswoman did not return calls seeking comment.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a392d194a79f5.htm   (631 words)

 Salon Arts & Entertainment | Sharps & flats
On the most coherent Pretenders album in a decade, Chrissie Hynde proves that she does Chrissie Hynde better than anyone.
It's been 20 years since the release of Chrissie Hynde's career-making debut, "Pretenders," but there are moments on "¡Viva El Amor!" -- the band's new album -- when you'd swear it was 1979 again and Hynde was in full majestic-snit throttle.
The great Pretender A walking contradiction of tough talk and tender gestures, Chrissie Hynde inspired a generation of female rockers and fans.
www.salon.com /ent/music/review/1999/06/28/pretenders   (430 words)

 NPR : Pretenders, Live in Studio 4A
Chrissie Hynde Voices Her Opinion on Rock and the Road
Chrissie Hynde finishes off the song "You Know Who Your Friends Are" -- a track from her latest album Loose Screw -- in a live performance in NPR's Studio 4A in Washington, D.C. Live in Studio 4A
As the conversation touches on topics such as "women in rock" and drug abuse in the music industry, Hynde is ready with frank answers.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1161100   (385 words)

 Chrissie Hynde
Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, is also an outspoken animal activist and devout vegetarian.
Having publicly denounced McDonald's on several occasions for the corporation's refusal to serve vegetarian fare in its restaurants, she was the first to appear at a local McDonald's when the hamburger giant introduced its version of a veggie burger in its restaurants in the Netherlands.
She stood before a huge crowd and sang "I'll Stand By You," arm in arm with members of Act Up San Francisco, a radical AIDS activist group who support animal rights and are against testing on animals.
www.animalliberationfront.com /Saints/Musicians/hynde.htm   (223 words)

 Metroactive Music | Chrissie Hynde
For one thing, the contrast of Chrissie Hynde's too-cool-for-words rock-star attitude with Crowe and McLachlan's down-to-earth feel-good pop worked perfectly, lending the show a much-needed balance of Cruella de Vil and Cinderella.
Given the fact that all three artists could easily have headlined their own summer tour but chose to do it together is a testament to female unity in a business dominated by egos.
Of all the performers on Tuesday's bill, Chrissie Hynde deserves the most credit, if not for being one of the earliest female rockers to reach mainstream success, then for surviving the burnout syndrome without a scratch as well.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/07.22.99/hynde-9929.html   (450 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Showbiz | Police break-up Hynde KFC demo
Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde was briefly detained by police after joining an animal rights demonstration outside a KFC restaurant in Paris.
She leant her support to the PETA charity, which is protesting about what it calls the "inhumane treatment" of chickens by the fast food chain.
Hynde and about a dozen other protestors were taken to a nearby police station and released less than an hour later.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/showbiz/3072265.stm   (150 words)

 KFC Cruelty >> Celebrity Endorsements >> Chrissie Hynde
On Wednesday, July 16, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders led a protest against KFC’s cruel treatment of chickens, teaming up with PETA President Ingrid Newkirk and Vice President Dan Mathews.
Chrissie and about a dozen other activists took over a KFC in the heart of Paris during the busy lunchtime hour to call attention to the company’s cruel treatment of chickens.
Chrissie and the other activists smeared “blood” on the windows and on the guards and had wonderful talks with customers, who turned away and who even joined the protest, including some children (with their parents’ consent).
www.kentuckyfriedcruelty.com /hynde.asp   (220 words)

 XTC Forum - Chrissie Hynde
On the Kinks mailing list, where Hynde dislike is sort of the guilty pleasure of many, there is some flak going on about how she had made some anti-American comments, or rather, in her NY concert said, "Let's hear it for the Americans all over the world" (big applause) "You're all going to die".
This is now such a fundamental part of human life that it would be 'inhumane' to deny free speech to anyone...including Chrissie Hynde (who I rather like anyway!).
Although, I think the specific Hynde coup was her recording "I Go To Sleep" in a regular way before the Kinks ever did.
www.xtcidearecords.co.uk /cgi-bin/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=36&topic=197   (1293 words)

 Raw Hynde - interview with singer Chrissie Hynde - Interview Interview - Find Articles
"They don't make 'em like they used to," Chrissie Hynde sings with sarcasm and bravado on "Pop Star," her opening-track flip-off of youthful starlets on Viva El Amor (Warner Bros.), the Pretenders' eighth studio album.
A strong woman who's infamous for blasting feminism, a rock star and a populist, a freedom fighter who sees both bikers and vegetarians as her fellow revolutionaries, the forty-seven-year-old Hynde is a true maverick.
Hynde has become, like a '67 Mustang or a '64 Rickenbacker, a classic - the kind that makes today's plastic models look like junk.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1285/is_7_29/ai_55084050   (270 words)

 Hamburger Chain Challenges Singer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The pop singer Chrissie Hynde has until 4pm today to give a public undertaking that she will not tell fans to boycott and damage McDonald's restaurants.
Although there is no direct evidence to link the attack with her comments, made last Thursday at a Greenpeace campaign launch, it is being considered as a possibility.
As a vegetarian, Ms Hynde has previously declared her dream is to put the hamburger chain out of business.
www.mcspotlight.org /media/press/hynde_12jun89.html   (295 words)

 Chrissie Hynde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sid however being his ever resourceful self was up in court on a criminal damage charge so it was not to be.
Chrissie also gave Johnny Rotten his first guitar lessons but to no avail.
After several failed group ventures such as Johnny Moped (aka Sissy Bar), fronting a band in France and supposedly recording with the infamous but probably fictional Moors Murderers band and 999 she went on to form the successful Pretenders and had a string of hits in the 70s and 80s.
www.punk77.co.uk /wip/chrissiehynde.htm   (208 words)

 Chrissie HYNDE : astrology, horoscope, planets, Map of the Heavens, Interactive Chart
Just click on the Dynamic Natal Chart of Chrissie HYNDE with the positions of planets, astrological houses, and the list of the aspects with orbs in degrees and minutes.
Only 6 diagrams out of 11 are displayed, and precision of these computations is of course not of the same level than those for the case of the known time of the event.
Texts are not translated, so if you wish to read interpretations associated with theses computations, you need to go to the full astrological Portrait of Chrissie HYNDE and to use this Google Automatic Free Website Translator.
www.astrotheme.fr /en/portraits/RwMFM7kuY5Zz.htm   (638 words)

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