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James Chance (III)

James Chance, was the saxophonist in Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, who appeared on Brian Eno's No New York compilation. Chance formed his own group, the Contortions. With the breakup of the Contortions, Chance became White and founded an extraordinary band called James White and the Blacks, featuring an all black except for "White" line-up of top ... See full bio »
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 1981 Downtown 81
James White
 1978 Rome '78
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 1981 Downtown 81 (writer: "Contort Yourself", "Sax Maniac" - as James White)
 1980 Underground U.S.A. (writer: "White Savages" (1979) - as Jim White)
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 2010 Blank City (Documentary)
 2005 TV Party (Video documentary)

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