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I Wanna Be Sedated [Remastered]
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Blitzkrieg Bop [Remastered Version]
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Sheena Is a Punk Rocker [2001 Remaster]
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Rock 'N' Roll High School [Remastered]
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Rockaway Beach [Remastered Version]

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    The Ramones were the first punk rock band. Other bands, such as the Stooges and the New York Dolls, came before them and set the stage and aesthetic for punk, and bands that immediately followed, such as the Sex Pistols, made the latent violence of the music more explicit, but the Ramones crystallized the musical ideals of the genre. By cutting rock & roll down to its bare essentials -- four chords; a simple, catchy melody; and irresistibly inane lyrics -- and speeding up the tempo considerably, the Ramones created something that was rooted in early '60s, pre-Beatles rock & ro... Read more

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