- Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
- November 2017
- • 77 Songs
Nov 2017 1 song
- Bakersfield's Best Classic Rock
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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 te... Read more