From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Neon Boys was a New York band during the early 1970s, composed of Tom Verlaine, Richard Hell, and Billy Ficca. The trio later went on to form the American proto-punk band Television in 1973. Richard Hell also went on to be in the important early NY punk band Richard Hell and the Voidoids.
Some of The Neon Boys' recordings were released on a posthumous 1980 single.