Johnny Ramone

John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones. He was a founding member of the band, and remained a member throughout the band's entire career. He died from prostate cancer on September 15, 2004.

The Ramones were an American rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. Despite achieving only limited commercial success, the band was a major influence on the punk rock movement in both the United States and the United Kingdom. All of the band members adopted pseudonyms ending with the surname "Ramone", although none of them were related. They performed 2,263 concerts, touring virtually nonstop for 22 years. In 1996, after a tour with the Lollapalooza music festival, the band played a farewell concert and disbanded. Little more than eight years after the breakup, the band's three founding members - lead singer Joey Ramone, guitarist Johnny Ramone, and bassist Dee Dee Ramone - had died.

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  1. frau_wo
  2. emilios
    emilios ·

    respect!

  3. ekeupratama
    ekeupratama ·

    my brain is hanging upside down

  4. gepo1303
    gepo1303 ·

    @koduckgirl: thank you for liking some of the old pics too :-)

  5. koduckgirl
    koduckgirl ·

    Always a pleasure my friend

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    objectionableconformity ·

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