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Joey Ramone

Singer
Male
Hometown State of New York
Died Apr 15, 2001
Death Place City of New York
Other Names Jeffrey Ross Hyman

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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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born on May 19, 1951.
1960 9 Years Old The name "Ramone" stems from Paul McCartney, when he briefly used the stage name "Paul Ramon" during a time in 1960/1961, when The Beatles' did a tour of Ireland and all took up pseudonyms; at a time when they were a unknown five-piece band called The Silver Beetles. … Read More

FORTIES

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

FIFTIES

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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