Ramones

Formed January 1974. Disbanded 1996
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Ramones Biography (Wikipedia)

The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound. Despite achieving only limited commercial success, the band was vastly influential in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

All of the band members adopted pseudonyms ending with the surname "Ramone", although none of them were related. They performed 2,263 concerts, touring virtually nonstop for 22 years. In 1996, after a tour with the Lollapalooza music festival, the band played a farewell concert and disbanded. By 2014, all four of the band's original members had died – lead singer Joey Ramone (1951–2001), bass guitarist Dee Dee Ramone (1951–2002), guitarist Johnny Ramone (1948–2004) and drummer Tommy Ramone (1949–2014).

Recognition of the band's importance built over the years, and they are now mentioned in many assessments of all-time great rock music, such as number 26 in the Rolling Stone magazine list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" and number 17 in VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock". In 2002, the Ramones were ranked the second-greatest band of all time by Spin magazine, trailing only the Beatles. On March 18, 2002, the original four members and Tommy's replacement on drums, Marky Ramone, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on their first year of eligibility, though Joey had died by then. In 2011, the group was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Judy Is A Punk
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Judy Is A Punk
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I Wanna Be Sedated
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I Wanna Be Sedated
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Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
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Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
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You Sound Like You're Sick
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You Sound Like You're Sick
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Blitzkrieg Bop
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Blitzkrieg Bop
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Spider-Man
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Spider-Man
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Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
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Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
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Baby, I Love You
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Baby, I Love You
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Beat On The Brat
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Beat On The Brat
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Rockaway Beach
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Rockaway Beach
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Rock 'n' Roll High School
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Rock 'n' Roll High School
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Pet Sematary
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Pet Sematary
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The KKK Took My Baby Away
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The KKK Took My Baby Away
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Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?
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Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?
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Babysitter
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Babysitter
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I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement
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I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement
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Bonzo Goes To Bitburg
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Bonzo Goes To Bitburg
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Chain Saw
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Chain Saw
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