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Television is an American rock band, formed in New York City in 1973 and considered influential in the development of punk and alternative music.<ref name="rollingstone.com">http://www.rollingstone.com/music/artists/television/biography</ref><ref>http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/17/television-sage-gateshead-review</ref><ref>http://www.allmusic.com/artist/television-mn0000019701/biography</ref>

Television was a fixture of the 1970s New York rock scene along with acts like the Patti Smith Group, the Ramones, Blondie, and Talking Heads. Although they recorded in a stripped-down, guitar-based manner similar to their punk contemporaries, Television's music was by comparison clean, improvisational, and technically proficient, drawing influence from avant-garde jazz and 1960s rock.<ref name="rollingstone.com"/><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> The group's debut album, Marquee Moon, is often considered one of the defining releases of the punk era.


Television (band) sections
Intro   History    Musical style and influences    Members    Discography    Filmography    References    External links   

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