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In 1976 the group noticed the label "Sire Records",which came "Ramones" debut album. The album consisted of powerful aggressive tracks, with a guitar, more like a chainsaw and a rhythm section that has great destructive power.
The first performance of "The Ramones" took place on March 30, 1974 in the "New York`s Performance Studio".The group then consisted of only three people : Johnny Ramone (John Cummings, p October 8, 1948, New York ; the guitar.) , Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Colvin, p September 18, 1951, Vancouver, Canada, from June 5, 2002.. ; bass, vocals) and Joey Ramone (Jeffrey Hyman, p 15 May 1951, New York, from 15 April 2001 ;.. drums). Their names have guys from the nickname of Paul McCartney - " Ramon ". Two months after the debut of the band`s manager Tommy Ramone (Tommy Erdelyi, b. January 29, 1952, Budapest, Hungary) he sat down at the drums, giving Joey a place at the microphone stand. His residence "Ramones" was elected club "CBGB",where fairly quickly earned a reputation as the best punk - team in the city.
During a half-hour concert the guys were given to 17 high-speed tracks and noisy. The appearance of the musicians was a ragged jeans and leather jackets, beefed up the worn out sneakers. In 1976 the group noticed the label "Sire Records",which came "Ramones" debut album. The album consisted of powerful aggressive tracks, with a guitar, more like a chainsaw and a rhythm section that has great destructive power.
The US number disk was on 111 place. In England, for " Ramona " showed much greater interest. Well-known radio DJ John Peel often put their record on the air, what attracted crowds of fans. In July 1976, the first performance of "Ramones" in London, which gave tochok to the top of the punk revolution. In 1977 came two albums - babblgamovy "Leave Home" and a bit more melodic "Rocket To Russia".Composition "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" from the second album was on the 30th place in the UK charts. In May 1978, he left the band, Tommy Ramone, who decided to do producing activities. In his place was adopted by Mark Bell (b. July 15, 1956) , immediately renamed Marky Ramone.
The new line-up recorded a team of "Road To Ruin",It turned out to be much calmer earlier releases. Nevertheless, at concerts "Ramones" were laid in full, accelerated to incredible speeds. In 1979, the group appeared in the film "Rock`n`Roll High School", participation in which has led to collaboration with renowned producer Phil Spector. album "End Of The Century" was recorded with his participation, made in the spirit of rock`n`roll 60s. The composition "Baby, I Love You" with this CD was in the best British top ten, which was the highest achievement of " Ramon". In the spirit of its predecessor has been made and the album "Pleasant Dreams". After the release of "Subterranean Jungle" left the band drummer Stamps. New member of the team became Richie Ramone (Richie Reinhardt, p. 11 August 1957) , had spent the drummer from 1983 to 1987. With him, the band released several records, made with a bias in the "metal". In 1987 the team returned Stamps, but by that time decided to dump DD is supplied to the rap singers. By replacing it became Christopher Joseph Ward (p. October 8, 1965) , in the crossover C Gee Ramona.
The first studio album of the updated "Ramones" became drive "Mondo Bizarro", on which the group returned to the sound of earlier releases. In 1993 came the record "Acid Eaters", which consisted of covers of "Rolling Stones", "The Who", "Beach Boys" and others. The album was the last studio work groupIt disbanded in 1996. In April 2001, he died of cancer Joey Ramone. The following year, "Ramones" were inducted into the Hall of Fame rock`n`roll, and a few days after this event from a drug overdose died Dee Dee Ramone.