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THE RAMONES REPOSITORY

The Ramones are not an oldies group, they are not a glitter group, they don't play boogie music and they don't play blues. The Ramones are an original Rock and Roll group of 1975, and their songs are brief, to the point and every one a potential hit single.

The quartette consists of Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee and Tommy Ramone. Johnny, the guitarist, plays with such force that his sound has been compared to a hundred howitzers going off. Joey, the lead singer, is an arch villain whose lanky frame stands threatening center stage. Dee Dee is Bass guitar and the acknowledged handsome one of the group, and Tommy is the drummer whose pulsating playing launches the throbbing sound of the band.

The Ramones all originate from Forest Hills and kids who grew up there either became musicians, degenerates or dentists. The Ramones are a little of each. Their sound is not unlike a fast drill on a rear molar.
Band Bio by Tommy Ramone 1975

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This Month in Ramones History

DateCategoryNameDescriptionLinks
1978-06-29 ThuBandMarky Ramone first ShowPoughkeepsie, New York
1996-06-18 TueReleaseLP ´Greatest Hits Live`Live Recorded 1996-02-29, The Academy, New York City
2002-06-05 WedDiedDee Dee Ramone50 years, Heroin overdose, Hollywood, Los Angeles

Autopsy
Grave

2012-06-01 FriDiedStella Krasij Cummings (Mother of Johnny Ramone)86 years, Bone cancer, Kissimmee, Florida

Death notice

2013-06-08 SatDiedArturo Vega65 years, Cancer, New York City

Next Month in Ramones History

DateCategoryNameDescriptionLinks
1926-07-05 MonBornCharlotte Mandell aka Charlotte LesherMother of Joey Ramone
1954-07-15 ThuBornMitchel Lee Hyman aka Mickey LeighBrother of Joey Ramone
Forest Hills General Hospital
1956-07-15 SunBornMarc Bell aka Marky RamoneBrooklyn, New York
1981-07-29 WedReleaseLP ´Pleasant Dreams`
1989-07-05 WedBandDee Dee Ramone last ShowSanta Clara, California
1995-07-18 TueReleaseLP ´Adios Amigos`
2014-07-11 FriDiedTommy Ramone65 years, Bile duct cancer, Ridgewood, Queens

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