Top 5 Tragic Facts About The Ramones That Made Them Legends!
The Ramones are one of the most influential and important rock bands of all time. But it definitely didn’t come easy. Here’s a look at the tragic real-life story of The Ramones.
In 1974, four old high school buddies reunited to form a new band: The Ramones. They soon turned New York’s CBGB club into ground zero for a fresh sound that would soon be called “punk rock.”
For each of them, the band was a welcome escape from childhood troubles. Bassist Dee Dee Ramone, whose real name was Doug Colvin, whote in his autobiography Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones,
“People who join a band like the Ramones don’t come from stable backgrounds. Punk rock comes from angry kids who feel like being creative.”
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