Joey Ramone


Joey Ramone was an American musician, vocalist and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones. Joey Ramone's image, voice and tenure as front man of the Ramones made him a countercultural icon.

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    Huffington Post - May 19, 2016
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    NYTimes - Apr 13, 2016
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    Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2015
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    Rolling Stone - Dec 06, 2013


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1951 Birth Born on May 19, 1951.


1974 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Hyman continued playing with Sniper until early 1974, when he was replaced by Alan Turner.


1985 34 Years Old In 1985, Ramone joined Steven Van Zandt's music industry activist group Artists United Against Apartheid, which campaigned against the Sun City resort in South Africa. … Read More


1994 43 Years Old In 1994, Ramone appeared on the Helen Love album Love and Glitter, Hot Days and Music, singing the track "Punk Boy". … Read More
1996 45 Years Old In October 1996, Ramone headlined the "Rock the Reservation" alternative rock festival in Tuba City, Arizona. 'Joey Ramone & the Resistance' (Daniel Rey on guitar, John Connor on bass guitar and Roger Murdock on drums) debuted Ramone's interpretation of Louis Armstrong's "Wonderful World' live, as well as Ramone's choice of Ramones classics and some of his other favorite songs; The Dave Clark Five's "Any Way You Want It", The Who's "The Kids are Alright" and The Stooges' "No Fun." … Read More
1999 48 Years Old Ramone produced the Ronnie Spector album She Talks to Rainbows in 1999. … Read More


In 2001, the Ramones were named as inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, prior to the ceremony held early the following year. … Read More
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