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April 16, 2001
Oh no! The lead singer of the Ramones died yesterday. Nobody ever accomplished more with only four chords.
PostedApril 16, 2001 — 12:58 pm
April 16, 2001 — 3:41 pm
Now their songs are all stuck in my head today. Interestingly, I found in one of the Joey tributes that Bruce Springsteen originally wrote “Hungry Heart” for the Ramones. Couldn’t you just picture them doing that song? Cool.
April 17, 2001 — 2:51 pm
wow–the fact that The Boss would even think to write a song for the Ramones is so TUF…i’d almost go so far as to say hip! do you guys know what he died of? i mean, i know it was lymphoma but is that a “lifestyle” cancer or just a freak thing?
and keith richards is still kickin’…where’s the justice?
April 18, 2001 — 5:58 am
Here’s the pathetic but true realization I had from the article: none of the Ramones were related and none of their last names was actually “Ramone.” I never knew that. (Hey, I got into them pretty late. My freshman year roomie had to indoctrinate me.)
April 24, 2001 — 9:19 am
I think you’ll find Status Quo achieved at least equal success, if not more with as few as three chords!
The almighty Steps pay tribute at the Hammersmith Apollo in July – watch that space…
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