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Joey Ramone

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Joey Ramone’s personal bleat was the tone of voice of punk rock and roll in America. Having a leather coat and torn denims (like his bandmates) and concealing his encounter behind a set of sunglasses along with a heavy surprise of dark locks, the lanky Ramone helped define punk’s early picture aswell, and his two-plus-decade tenure as frontman from the Ramones produced him a countercultural icon. Ramone was created Jeffrey Hyman on, may 19, 1951 (though he regularly claimed the entire year was 1952) in Forest Hillsides, area of the Queens portion of NEW YORK. Rock & move offered the teenaged Joey Ramone a getaway from his parents’ divorce and he started playing in glam-influenced rings in the first ’70s. He co-founded the Ramones in 1974 with close friends John Cummings and Douglas Colvin, where stage all three used Ramone as their stage surname. Joey Ramone primarily served because the group’s drummer before switching to vocals and having his previous spot used by supervisor Tommy Erdelyi. The Ramones quickly became regulars in the Bowery golf club CBGB, and their short, rapid-fire concert design became the stuff of tale. Once the Ramones documented their debut recording in 1976, it heralded the real delivery of punk rock and roll; although groups just like the Stooges, MC5, and NY Dolls laid the groundwork, the Ramones’ hooky, three-chord songwriting, cheerfully dumb laughter, and boundless energy developed the blueprint that countless punk rings would follow within the years to arrive. Their 1976 tour from the U.K. helped ignite that country’s punk picture aswell, and their effect on American music was under no circumstances more obvious than in the ’90s, whenever a legion of punk-pop rings who under no circumstances might have existed minus the Ramones’ music got that audio to the very best from the graphs. Despite their tremendous influence, a profession that spanned 2 decades, and a small number of indisputably traditional albums, the Ramones under no circumstances became stars within their personal right — despite the fact that the audio they’d pioneered found dominate well-known music during a lot of the ’90s and although the band documented during that 10 years having a recently clean and sober concentrate. After touring using the 1996 Lollapalooza event, the Ramones figured the stardom they’d often coveted was to never be plus they disbanded prior to the end of the entire year. Although he previously released the collaborative EP In a family group Way along with his sibling Mickey Leigh in 1994 (beneath the name Sibling Rivalry), Joey Ramone generally shunned the limelight following the break up. He do make occasional open public appearances and proved helpful for a while being a radio DJ; toward the finish from the 10 years, he also started working sporadically on the single record. He put together a band offering guitarist Daniel Rey, bassist Andy Shernoff (ex-Dictators), and drummer Frank Funaro (Cracker) and performed many gigs in the brand new York area. Unfortunately, prior to the record could possibly be finished, Ramone succumbed to lymphatic malignancy on Apr 15, 2001; he was 49 yrs . old. Soon after Ramone’s moving, his last studio room recordings were completed and offered as Don’t BE WORRIED ABOUT Me. In 2012, a posthumous assortment of unreleased demos entitled …Ya Find out? was finished from the Ramones’ suppliers and Joey’s previous musician friends.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joey Ramone
Date Of Birth May 19, 1951
Died April 15, 2001, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height 1.98 m
Profession Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Education Forest Hills High School
Nationality American
Parents Charlotte Hyman, Noel Hyman
Siblings Mickey Leigh
Music Groups Ramones, Sniper
Music Songs Blitzkrieg Bop, I Wanna Be Sedated, Poison Heart, What A Wonderful World, My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down, Pet Sematary, The KKK Took My Baby Away, Sheena Is a Punk Rocker, Baby I Love You, Hey Ho, Let's Go, Surfin' Bird, Beat on the Brat, I Don't Want to Grow Up, Judi Is a Punk, I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend, I Wanna Live, Rockaway Beach, Needles & Pins, I Want You Around, Somebody Put Something in My Drink, Substitute, Rock 'n' Roll High School, I Believe in Miracles, Do You Wanna Dance, Commando, California Sun, I Just Want to Have Something to Do, Do You Remeber Rock 'n' Roll Radio?, Cretin Hop, Teenage Lobotomy, Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World, Searching for Something
Albums Don't Worry About Me, ...Ya Know?, Animal Boy, Rocket to Russia, Ramones, ¡Adios Amigos!, Road to Ruin, Mondo Bizarro, Pleasant Dreams, Too Tough to Die, Leave Home, Acid Eaters, End of the Century, Loco Live, Subterranean Jungle, Halfway to Sanity, Christmas Spirit… in My House, Ramones Mania, Leathers from New York
Movies Hard Core Logo, Final Rinse


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015-2016 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
MythBusters 2016 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Atmos the Addict 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Pan 2015 writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop"
The Program 2015/II writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Terminator Genisys 2015 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Constantine 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lilyhammer TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2012
CBGB 2013 performer: "I Got Knocked Down But I'll Get Up", "Spirit in My House" / writer: "I Got Knocked Down But I'll Get Up", "Spirit in My House"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 performer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days 2012 writer: "Rock 'N' Roll High School"
Burning Man: Metropolis 2012 Documentary writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
RocKwiz 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Foo Fighters: Back and Forth 2011 Documentary writer: "We Want The Airwaves"
My Life 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Misfits 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glory Daze 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Get Him to the Greek 2010 writer: "Cretin Hop"
Date Night 2010 writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Cold Case 2005-2010 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Whip It 2009 writer: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" - as Jerry Hyman
A Mulher Invisível 2009 writer: "She's a Sensation"
90210 2009 TV Series 1 episode
Banda sonora 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People 2008 performer: "What a Wonderful World"
It Might Get Loud 2008 Documentary writer: "Glad to See You Go" - as Jeff Hyman
The Wave 2008 writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School"
ER 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
South Park 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hunting Party 2007 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman
[email protected] 2007 Documentary writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Shrek the Third 2007 writer: "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio?" - as Jeff Hyman
Supernatural 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Punk's Not Dead 2007 Documentary writer: "Beat on the Brat"
Accepted 2006 writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Entourage 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Lather Effect 2006 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as J. Hyman
Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone 2006 Documentary writer: "Durango 95", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World", "Pin Head", "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "She's The One", "It's A Long Way Back", "Wart Hog", "Don't Come Close", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down Bonzo Goes to Bitburg", "Cretin Hop", "I Believe In Miracles", "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker", "Judy Is A Punk", "Commando", "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Something To Believe In", "Teenage Lobotomy" - as Hyman
Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi 2006 Documentary writer: "Judy Is a Punk", "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeff Hyman
Final Destination 3 2006 writer: "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Guitar Hero 2005 Video Game writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Nearing Grace 2005 writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Jeff Hyman
Christmas with the Kranks 2004 writer: "Merry Christmas I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight" 1989 - as Jeff Hyman
Ramones Raw 2004 Documentary writer: "Teenage Lobotomy", "Rockaway Beach", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Judy Is a Punk", "Rock and Roll High School", "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio", "Pinhead", "Beat on the Brat", "Apeman Hop", "Touring", "I Don't Want You", "I Don't Care", "I Can't Make It on Time", "I Just Wanna have Something to Do", "She's the One", "Everytime I Eat Vegetables It Makes Me Think of You", "Chop Suey" Alternate Version
Without a Paddle 2004 performer: "What a Wonderful World"
Clean 2004/I performer: "Mr. Punchy" / writer: "Mr. Punchy"
Scrubs 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 2004 Video Game as Jeffrey Hyman, "Rock and Roll High School"
What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2002-2003 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Skeppsholmen 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
School of Rock 2003 as Jeffery Hyman, Jeff Hyman, "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio", "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down Bonzo Goes To Bitburg"
Shattered Glass 2003 writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Freaky Friday 2003 performer: "What a Wonderful World"
100 Most Irresistible Women 2003 TV Movie documentary "Maria Bartiromo"
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman
11:14 2003 writer: "I Just Want To Have Something To Do" - as Jeff Hyman
Daddy Day Care 2003 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman
House of 1000 Corpses 2003 writer: "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" - as Jeffrey Hyman
End of the Century 2003 Documentary writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Judy Is a Punk", "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement", "Loud Mouth", "I Don't Wanna Walk Around with You", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World", "Beat on the Brat", "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue", "53rd & 3rd", "Glad to See You Go", "You're Gonna Kill That Girl", "I Wanna Be Well", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy", "Chinese Rock", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio", "Rock 'N' Roll High School", "Danny Say
The West Wing 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Die Lugners 2003 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Fastlane 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gilmore Girls TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2002 performer - 1 episode, 2002
Titus 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Getting There 2002 Video performer: "What A Wonderful World"
Bowling for Columbine 2002 Documentary performer: "What a Wonderful World" 1967
Crossing Jordan 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ramones and I 2002 Documentary short writer: "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio"", "Judy is a Punk"
The Go-Go's: Live in Central Park 2001 Video documentary writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 2001 Video Game writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 writer: "Judy Is A Punk" - as Jeff Hyman
Characters 2001 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Freddy Got Fingered 2001 writer: "We're A Happy Family" - as Jeff Hyman
Sugar & Spice 2001 writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Detroit Rock City 1999 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Final Rinse 1999 writer: "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do" - as J. Hyman
Idle Hands 1999 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman
200 Cigarettes 1999 as Jeffrey Hyman, "I Don't Care"
Jidder 1998 Short writer: "Teenage Lobotomy"
SLC Punk! 1998 writer: "Cretin Hop", "She's The One" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Whatever 1998 writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Private Parts 1997 writer: "Pinhead" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Carpool 1996 writer: "I WANNA BE SEDATED" - as Jeff Hyman
Lukas 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hard Core Logo 1996 lyrics: "Touring" / music: "Touring"
1995 MTV Movie Awards 1995 TV Special writer: "Beat on the Brat", "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Dance Me Outside 1994 writer: "It's Gonna Be Alright"
Airheads 1994 writer: "We Want the Airwaves" - as Jeffrey Hyman
Beavis and Butt-Head 1993 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Highway 61 1991 writer: "Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?"
Pet Sematary 1989 writer: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker"
Rockopop 1989 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tapeheads 1988 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Get Crazy 1983 writer: "Chop Suey"
Times Square 1980 writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Rock 'n' Roll High School 1979 writer: "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Want You Around", "Pinhead", "Questioningly", "Rock 'n' Roll High School", "She's The One", "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy"
Over the Edge 1979 writer: "Teenage Lobotomy"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Final Rinse 1999 Joey
The Drew Carey Show 1998 TV Series Joey Ramone
Hard Core Logo 1996 Joey Ramone

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock 'n' Roll High School 101 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
B.C. Butcher 2016 special thanks
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary thanks
End of the Century 2003 Documentary dedicated to the memory of
The Ramones and I 2002 Documentary short dedicatee

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB 2009 Documentary Himself
The Ramones: It's Alive 1974-1996 2007 Video Himself
Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone 2006 Documentary Himself
(This Is Known as) The Blues Scale 2004 Documentary short Himself
Ramones Raw 2004 Documentary Himself
End of the Century 2003 Documentary Himself - Joey Ramone (as Jeff Hyman)
Digging for Dutch: The Search for the Lost Treasure of Dutch Schultz 2001 Documentary
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! 2001 Video Himself (uncredited)
25 Years of Punk 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hey Ho Let's Go: The Story of the Ramones 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1999 TV Series Himself
Behind the Music 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Howard Stern 1996-1998 TV Series Himself
We're Outta Here! 1997 Video documentary Himself
Drop Dead Rock 1996 Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1996 TV Series Himself
1995 MTV Movie Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits 1995 Video Himself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Ramones Around the World 1993 Video documentary Himself
Skid Row: No Frills Video 1993 Video short Himself - Man in Elevator
Howard Stern on Tour 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Simpsons 1993 TV Series Himself
1991: The Year Punk Broke 1992 Documentary Himself - Ramones
The Howard Stern Show 1990-1992 TV Series Himself
Ring My Bell 1991 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rockstop! 1991 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Just Say Yes 1991 Video Himself
Just Say Yes: The Video, Volume 2 1991 Video Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1991 TV Series Himself
Lifestyles of the Ramones 1990 Video Himself
Roadkill 1989 Himself
The Morton Downey Jr. Show 1989 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rockopop 1989 TV Series Himself
Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid 1986 Video documentary Himself
Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City 1985 Video short Himself (uncredited)
Phil Spector: He's a Rebel 1982 TV Movie documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 1980 TV Series Himself - The Ramones
Rock 'n' Roll High School 1979 Himself
Punking Out 1978 Documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The O'Reilly Factor 2015 TV Series Himself
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Seven Ages of Rock 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Himself
Malditos 2004 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary Himself
Hey! Is Dee Dee Home? 2002 Documentary Himself
50,000,000 Joe Franklin Fans Can't Be Wrong 1997 Documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 1980 TV Series Himself - The Ramones

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