Joey Ramone

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Birthday
19, 1951
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 15, 2001 (49)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1951
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Apr 15, 2001 (49)

About

Vocalist and guitarist who led the punk rock band The Ramones, known for songs like "Blitzkrieg Bop" and "I Wanna Be Sedated."

Before Fame

He was diagnosed with OCD at the age of eighteen. His band before The Ramones was called Sniper.

Trivia

He was involved with the group Artists United Against Apartheid.

Family Life

He was born to parents Charlotte Mandell and Noel Hyman. He had two brothers, Mickey Leigh and bandmate Johnny Ramone. His childhood girlfriend, Linda, later married Johnny.

Associated With

His idol was Pete Townshend.