- Principal Members
- Dee Dee Ramone
- Joey Ramone
- Johnny Ramone
- Marky Ramone
- Tommy Ramone
The Ramones were an American rock band often regarded as the first punk rock group.
After forming in Forest Hills, Queens, New York in 1974, they performed and played 2,263 concerts, touring virtually non-stop for 22 years. In 1996, after a tour with the Lollapalooza music festival, the band went on a brief club tour and then disbanded. The band's three founding members--Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone, and Dee Dee Ramone--all died within eight years of the break up...
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- 1974 The Ramones first play CBGBs
- 1975 Sign to Sire Records
- 1976 Play London's Roundhouse in front of members of The Clash and The Damned
- 1980 Record with Phil Spector, who pulls a gun on Johnny in the studio
- 1981 Become the first band to be interviewed on MTV
- 1989 Dee Dee Ramone leaves and is replaced by CJ Ramone
- 1996 Play their last gig
- 2001 Joey dies
- 2002 Dee Dee dies
- 2004 Johnny dies
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Top 10 Tracks
These are the tracks that are most listened to by users of Last.FM.
- 1 Blitzkrieg Bop played 3,872 times
- 2 I Wanna Be Sedated played 2,791 times
- 3 Sheena Is a Punk Rocker played 2,071 times
- 4 Judy Is a Punk played 2,008 times
- 5 Beat on the Brat played 1,950 times
- 6 The KKK Took My Baby Away played 1,541 times
- 7 I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend played 1,493 times
- 8 Rockaway Beach played 1,447 times
- 9 Teenage Lobotomy played 1,290 times
- 10 Pinhead played 1,169 times
This chart is not created by the BBC and is only reflective of the listening habits of users of Last.FM.