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    Ramones

    Ranked 33/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Remastered Vinyl


    Ramones is the debut studio album by the Ramones, originally released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records.

    1. Blitzkrieg Bop
    2. Beat On The Brat
    3. Judy Is A Punk
    4. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
    5. Chain Saw
    6. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
    7. I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement
    8. Loudmouth
    9. Havana Affair
    10. Listen To My Heart
    11. 53rd & 3rd
    12. Let's Dance
    13. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    14. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
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    Rocket To Russia

    Ranked 105/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Remastered Vinyl


    Rocket to Russia is the third studio album by the Ramones, and was originally released on November 4, 1977.

    1. Cretin Hop
    2. Rockaway Beach
    3. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
    4. Locket Love
    5. I Don't Care
    6. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
    7. We're A Happy Family
    8. Teenage Lobotomy
    9. Do You Wanna Dance?
    10. I Wanna Be Well
    11. I Can't Give You Anything
    12. Ramona
    13. Surfin' Bird
    14. Why Is It Always This Way?
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  • Pinheads In Buenos Aires Pinheads In Buenos Aires Quick View

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    Pinheads In Buenos Aires

    Pressed On 140 Gram Clear Vinyl


    Live At River Plate Stadium - Buenos Aires, Brazil - March 16th, 1996


    On 16th March 1996, the Ramones played a farewell concert to 45,000 fans in Buenos Aires in what had been initially planned as the final show of their storied 20-year career. The River Plate Stadium, home to one of South America's most famous football clubs, had filled to the brim, while none other than Iggy Pop played as the opening act before the Ramones took to the stage. The band returned to the States on the Lollapolooza bill, playing their last show in Los Angeles on 6th August 1996. Nonetheless, they had built such a fiercely dedicated fan base down south that they had become, as branded by a major Buenos Aires daily paper, The Argentine Punk Band, "La Banda Punk Argentina."

    LP 1
    1. Intro / Durango
    2. Teenage Lobotomy
    3. Psycho Therapy
    4. Blitzkreig Bop
    5. Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio?
    6. I Believe In Miracles
    7. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    8. Rock N Roll High School
    9. I Wanna Be Sedated
    10. Spiderman
    11. The KKK Took My Baby Away
    12. I Don't Want To Grow Up
    13. I Just Want To Have Something To Do
    14. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
    15. Rockaway Beach
    16. Pet Sematary
    17. Strength To Endure


    LP 2
    1. Cretin Family
    2. Do You Wanna Dance?
    3. Somebody Put Something In My Drink
    4. Surfin' Bird
    5. Wart Hog
    6. Cretin Hop
    7. R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
    8. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
    9. Pinhead
    10. The Crusher
    11. Poison Heart
    12. We're A Happy Family
    13. My Back Pages
    14. 53rd & 3rd
    15. Beat On The Brat
    16. Chinese Rock
    17. Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

    Ramones
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  • It's Alive It's Alive Quick View

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    It's Alive

    Import

    One of the greatest live albums of all time, It's Alive captures the Ramones at their absolute peak. Recorded at London's Rainbow Theater on New Year's Eve 1977, the album contains songs (every one a classic) from the band's landmark first three albums: Ramones, Ramones Leave Home, and Rocket to Russia performed at breakneck speed in under an hour. In fact, the band only pauses long enough for bassist Dee Dee to count off the next tune -- one-two-three-four! -- and for singer Joey to complain about some bad chicken vindaloo. It has often been said that the Ramones helped save rock & roll by making it fun again -- It's Alive is the perfect case in point. Long live the Ramones!

    - Eduardo Rivadavia (All Music)

    LP1
    1. Rockaway Beach
    2. Teenage Lobotomy
    3. Blitzkrieg Bop
    4. I Wanna Be Well
    5. Glad To See You Go
    6. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    7. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    8. I Don't Care
    9. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
    10. Havana Affair
    11. Commando
    12. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
    13. Surfin' Bird
    14. Cretin Hop


    LP2
    1. Listen To My Heart
    2. California Sun
    3. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    4. Pinhead
    5. Do You Wanna Dance
    6. Chainsaw
    7. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    9. Judy Is A Punk
    10. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    11. Let's Dance
    12. Oh Oh I Love Her So
    13. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue

    Ramones
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    Leave Home

    Remastered Vinyl


    Leave Home is the second studio album by the Ramones, originally released on January 10, 1977, through Sire Records.

    1. Glad To See You Go
    2. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    3. I Remember You
    4. Oh Oh I Love Her So
    5. Carbona Not Glue
    6. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    7. Pinhead
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    9. Swallow My Pride
    10. What's Your Game
    11. California Sun
    12. Commando
    13. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    14. You Should Have Never Opened That Door
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  • Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe) Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe) Quick View

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    Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe)

    Ranked 105/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.



    Features New 40th Anniversary 'Tracking Mix' By Original Rocket To Russia Engineer/Mixer Ed Stasium


    Limited To 15,000 Copies


    Rhino will continue their Ramones archive releases with a 40th anniversary super deluxe edition of the band's third album, Rocket to Russia.


    The 1977 album is reissued as a 3CD+LP set and features two mixes of the album: a remastered version of the original and a new 40th Anniversary 'Tracking Mix' by original Rocket To Russia engineer/mixer Ed Stasium. The latter provides a 'back-to-basics' version of the album, and has a different track listing from the 1977 original. Stasium explains things in the sleeve notes: "When putting together this new Tracking Mix, I decided to include the versions of 'I Don't Care' and 'It's A Long Way Back to Germany,' since they were recorded during the Rocket To Russia sessions at Mediasound, and are completely different takes that have never been heard before. Sheena has been omitted, as it was recorded in a totally different session a few months prior, in-between the Leave Home and Rocket To Russia albums." Both of these are squeezed onto the first CD.


    The second CD contains 24 rare and unreleased recordings including rough mixes from sessions at Mediasound and The Power Station. There's also an early version of Needles And Pins (with Tommy on drums), the B-side single mix of Babysitter, an alternate version of It's A Long Way Back To Germany with Dee Dee on vocals and more.


    The final CD includes a complete unreleased concert included on the third disc. The gig is from 19 Dember 1977 at the Apollo Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. This has been newly mixed from the multi-track tapes by Ed Stasium.


    The fourth disc is a vinyl LP which actually features the tracking mix, not the original album.


    As with previous sets this comes packaged in a 12 x 12 hardcover book and will be limited to 15,000 copies. The pages in the book feature stories about the band by Sire Records founder Seymour Stein, details about making the album by Stasium, and extensive liner notes by Jaan Uhelszki.

    Disc One: Original Album

    Remastered Original Mixes


    1. Cretin Hop

    2. Rockaway Beach

    3. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

    4. Locket Love

    5. I Don't Care

    6. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

    7. We're A Happy Family

    8. Teenage Lobotomy

    9. Do You Wanna Dance?

    10. I Wanna Be Well

    11. I Can't Give You Anything

    12. Ramona

    13. Surfin' Bird

    14. Why Is It Always This Way?

    40th Anniversary Tracking Mix

    15. Cretin Hop

    16. Rockaway Beach

    17. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

    18. Locket Love

    19. I Don't Care - Version 2

    20. It's A Long Way Back To Germany - Version 1

    21. We're A Happy Family

    22. Teenage Lobotomy

    23. Do You Wanna Dance?

    24. I Wanna Be Well

    25. I Can't Give You Anything

    26. Ramona

    27. Surfin' Bird

    28. Why Is It Always This Way?


    Disc Two: Bonus Material
    Mediasound/Power Station Rough Mixes


    1. Why Is It Always This Way? - Mediasound Rough, Alternate Lyrics *

    2. Rockaway Beach - Power Station Rough *

    3. I Wanna Be Well - Power Station Rough *

    4. Locket Love - Power Station Rough *

    5. I Can't Give You Anything - Power Station Rough *

    6. Cretin Hop - Power Station Rough *

    7. Happy Family - Power Station Rough *

    8. Ramona - Mediasound Rough, Alternate Lyrics *

    9. Do You Wanna Dance? - Mediasound Rough *

    10. Teenage Lobotomy - Mediasound Rough *

    11. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow - Mediasound Rough *

    12. I Don't Care - Version 2, Mediasound Rough *

    40th Anniversary Extras

    13. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow - Acoustic Version *

    14. It's A Long Way Back To Germany - Version 1-Dee Dee Vocal *

    15. Ramona - Sweet Little Ramona Pop Mix *

    16. Surfin' Bird - Alternate Vocal *

    17. Teenage Lobotomy - Backing Track *

    18. We're A Happy Family - At Home With The Family *

    19. Cretin Hop - Backing Track *

    20. Needles And Pins - Demo Version *

    21. Babysitter - B-Side Version

    22. It's A Long Way Back To Germany - B-Side Version

    23. Joey RTR Radio Spot Promo *

    24. We're A Happy Family - Joey & Dee Dee Dialogue *


    Disc Three: Live at Apollo Centre, Glasgow, Scotland (December 19, 1977)

    1. Rockaway Beach *

    2. Teenage Lobotomy *

    3. Blitzkrieg Bop *

    4. I Wanna Be Well *

    5. Glad To See You Go *

    6. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment *

    7. You're Gonna Kill That Girl *

    8. I Don't Care *

    9. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker *

    10. Carbona Not Glue *

    11. Commando *

    12. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow *

    13. Surfin' Bird *

    14. Cretin Hop *

    15. Listen To My Heart *

    16. California Sun *

    17. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You *

    18. Pinhead *

    19. Do You Wanna Dance? *

    20. Chain Saw *

    21. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World *

    22. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy *

    23. Judy Is A Punk *

    24. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue *

    25. We're A Happy Family *


    LP: 40th Anniversary Tracking Mix

    1. Cretin Hop

    2. Rockaway Beach

    3. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

    4. Locket Love

    5. I Don't Care - Version 2

    6. It's A Long Way Back To Germany - Version 1

    7. We're A Happy Family

    8. Teenage Lobotomy

    9. Do You Wanna Dance?

    10. I Wanna Be Well

    11. I Can't Give You Anything

    12. Ramona

    13. Surfin' Bird

    14. "Why Is It Always This Way?


    * Previously Unreleased

    Ramones
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  • Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Quick View

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    Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

    Ranked 33/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.



    180 Gram Vinyl Is A Previously Unreleased Mono Mix, Newly Remastered By Original Album Producer Craig Leon


    Includes 12x12 Hardcover Book


    'Limited Edition' Of 19,760 Individually Numbered Copies (Nod To Year Of Release)


    Warners/Rhino will mark the recent 40th anniversary of the Ramones 1976 self-titled debut with a four-disc deluxe edition.


    The "Greatest Punk Album Of All Time" (to use the words of Rolling Stone) is brief - it only runs for 29 minutes - but its impact was enormous both in terms of the early punk scene on both sides of the Atlantic and in subsequent decades for countless other artists.


    This new deluxe edition features on disc one, the stereo mix and a previously unreleased mono mix of the album, newly remastered by original album producer Craig Leon, who recalls, "We had an idea to record at Abbey Road and do both a mono and stereo version of the album, which was unheard of at the time. I'm thrilled that now, 40 years later, we followed through on that original idea."


    The anniversary edition's second disc spotlights single mixes, outtakes, and demos. Of the 18 tracks selected, eight of them have never been released, including demos for I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend, 53rd and 3rd, and Loudmouth.


    The third and final CD captures the band performing two full sets live at The Roxy in West Hollywood on August 12, 1976, with the evening's second set making its debut here. The set is completed by the unheard mono mix pressed onto a vinyl LP.


    This set comes packaged in a 12 x 12 hardcover book which features production notes about the recording of the album by producer Craig Leon, an essay looking back on the Ramones' early days by journalist Mitchell Cohen, along with additional pictures taken by Roberta Bayley, who took the iconic album cover photo. With a nod to the year of release, this Ramones deluxe is a 'limited edition' of 19,760 individually numbered copies.

    40th Anniversary Mono Mix LP
    1. Blitzkrieg Bop*
    2. Beat On The Brat*
    3. Judy Is A Punk*
    4. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend*
    5. Chain Saw*
    6. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue*
    7. I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement*
    8. Loudmouth*
    9. Havana Affair*
    10. Listen To My Heart*
    11. 53rd & 3rd*
    12. Let's Dance*
    13. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You*
    14. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World*


    CD 1
    Original Album Stereo Version:
    1. Blitzkrieg Bop
    2. Beat On The Brat
    3. Judy Is A Punk
    4. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
    5. Chain Saw
    6. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
    7. I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement
    8. Loudmouth
    9. Havana Affair
    10. Listen To My Heart
    11. 53rd & 3rd
    12. Let's Dance
    13. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    14. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World


    Original Album 40th Anniversary Mono Mix:
    15. Blitzkrieg Bop*
    16. Beat On The Brat*
    17. Judy Is A Punk*
    18. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend*
    19. Chain Saw*
    20. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue*
    21. I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement*
    22. Loudmouth*
    23. Havana Affair*
    24. Listen To My Heart*
    25. 53rd & 3rd*
    26. Let's Dance*
    27. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You*
    28. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World*


    CD 2: Single Mixes, Outtakes, and Demos
    1. Blitzkrieg Bop (Original Stereo Single Version)
    2. Blitzkrieg Bop (Original Mono Single Version)
    3. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (Original Stereo Single Version)
    4. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (Original Mono Single Version)
    5. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World (Original Uncensored Vocals)*
    6. I Don't Care (Demo)
    7. 53rd & 3rd (Demo)*
    8. Loudmouth (Demo)*
    9. Chain Saw (Demo)*
    10. You Never Should Have Opened That Door (Demo)
    11. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (Demo)*
    12. I Can't Be (Demo)
    13. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World (Demo)*
    14. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You (Demo)*
    15. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue (Demo)
    16. I Don't Wanna Be Learned/I Don't Wanna Be Tamed (Demo)
    17. You're Gonna Kill That Girl (Demo)*
    18. What's Your Name (Demo)


    CD 3: Live at The Roxy (8/12/76)
    Set One
    1. Loudmouth
    2. Beat On The Brat
    3. Blitzkrieg Bop
    4. I Remember You
    5. Glad To See You Go
    6. Chain Saw
    7. 53rd & 3rd
    8. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
    9. Havana Affair
    10. Listen To My Heart
    11. California Sun
    12. Judy Is A Punk
    13. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    14. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
    15. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
    16. Let's Dance


    Set Two
    17. Loudmouth*
    18. Beat On The Brat*
    19. Blitzkrieg Bop*
    20. I Remember You*
    21. Glad To See You Go*
    22. Chain Saw*
    23. 53rd & 3rd*
    24. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend*
    25. Havana Affair*
    26. Listen To My Heart*
    27. California Sun*
    28. Judy Is A Punk*
    29. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You*
    30. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World*
    31. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue*
    32. Let's Dance*


    * Previously Unreleased

    Ramones
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  • Ride Ride Quick View

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    Ride

    For his fiftieth birthday, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian wanted one present more than any other - the reunion of one of his favorite unsung heroes, Mother Superior - only he wanted to be a part of the lineup. They're a great, classic band that hit me in the same spot as all my favorite '70s bands, whether it's UFO, Ted Nugent, Cheap Trick or KISS, Ian explains. I knew getting to play with them would be like joining KISS.


    Thanks to Scott's wife Pearl Aday, who has been working with Mother Superior front man Jim Wilson for years, all it took was a quick phone call and the stage was literally set for Scott's dream gig.


    The band, which quickly gained the interests of Joey Vera (Armored Saint/Fates Warning) and John Tempesta (White Zombie, The Cult) called itself Motor Sister after the Mother Superior song Little Motor Sister and got together the day before the party to rehearse in Ian's jam room. The energy in the room was amazing, Ian says. It felt awesome. It was just something we did for fun and to celebrate my birthday.


    The minute I started to play with Scott, Joey and John the chemistry was amazing, Wilson says. We sounded like a band that had been together forever. Enthralled at the idea of making a record of his favorite Mother Superior songs, Ian contacted producer Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Steel Panther, Stone Sour) and asked if he thought it was possible to recapture the same spontaneous energy generated at their makeshift gig. He said, 'Yeah, we can make the record in two days and we can make it sound really good.' So that's what we did, Ian says. A week and a half later, we made the record in LA over a two day period. We recorded the whole thing live in the studio.


    While everyone in Motor Sister is busy with their day jobs, they are all interested in playing live as much as possible. We are a great live band Ian says. We proved it to ourselves in my jam room. It was our ability to play live together that made this happen and I can see us getting onstage and playing this shit back-to-back, Ramones-style, and just blowing people's minds with the power of these songs. And the door is always open to write more material because Pearl and Jim are always working together and I'm always with them. So we'll see what happens in the future.

    LP 1
    1. A Hole
    2. This Song Reminds Me of You
    3. Beg Borrow Steal
    4. Fool Around
    5. Get That Girl
    6. Head Hanging Low


    LP 2
    1. Fork in the Road
    2. Little Motor Sister
    3. Pretty in the Morning
    4. Whore
    5. Doghouse
    6. Devil Wind

    Motor Sister
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    Social Distortion

    Import

    Social Distortion's third eponymous album from 1990 turned out to be their best-known work and would come to spawn the most hits, with singles 'Ball And Chain', 'Story Of My Life' and the Johnny Cash cover 'Ring Of Fire'.



    It mixed Punk with Rockabilly, Blues & Country, and split the difference between Rockabilly and Ramones-style Punk.
    It is albums like this that prove why Social Distortion was able to survive the demise of the LA Hardcore scene with flair and come out on top!

    1. So Far Away
    2. Let It Be Me
    3. Story Of My Life
    4. Sick Boys
    5. Ring Of Fire
    6. Ball And Chain
    7. It Coulda Been Me
    8. She's A Knockout
    9. A Place In My Heart
    10. Drug Train
    Social Distortion
    $34.99
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  • Ramones: Live On Air (Awaiting Repress) Ramones: Live On Air (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Ramones: Live On Air (Awaiting Repress)

    Limited To 500

    Collection of live performances from American punk rock band the Ramones. The footage was recorded between 1978 and 1988 in America, France and Finland. Among the songs featured are 'Rock 'n' Roll High School', 'Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy' and 'Sheena Is a Punk Rocker'.

    1. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    2. Sheena Is A Punkrocker
    3. Habana Affair
    4. Cretin Hop
    5. Listen To My Heart
    6. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    7. Pinhead
    8. Do You Wanna Dance
    9. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    10. Rock And Roll High School
    Ramones
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  • Live At German Television: Musikladen Recordings 1978 Live At German Television: Musikladen Recordings 1978 Quick View

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    Live At German Television: Musikladen Recordings 1978

    On September 13th, 1978, the RAMONES were guests in the tv-studios of Radio Bremen. It was the first tv-appearance of the band in Europe at all. For the at that time successful tv-series MUSIKLADEN they played 25 titles in about 50 minutes and left an ecstatic audience. Here is this unbelievable appearance - unabridged with all encores for the first time on vinyl & DVD. For the band it must have been quite a shock when they entered the stage at the tv-studio of Radio Bremen. Although the slightly ragged backdrop of MUSIKLADEN was okay to Joey, Dee Dee, Johnny and Marky Ramone, this was not valid to the main group of the audience. Joerg Sonntag, today director and editor, former assistant of Mike Leckebusch, remembers in an interview (bonus-title on the dvd) that the night before the concert he strolled around the bars and pubs of Bremen and gave away free tickets. The RAMONES performed songs mostly compounded out of their first two studio albums. Finally they succeeded to leave an overwhelmed audience. For the american punk legends this first tv-appearance not only meant hardest work but also the final breakthrough in Europe.
    Rockaway Beach
    Teenage Lobotomy
    Blitzkrieg Bop
    I Don't Want You
    Go Mental
    Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    Don't Come Close
    I Don't Care
    She's The One
    Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
    Havana Affair
    Commando
    Needles & Pins
    Surfin' Bird
    Cretin Hop
    Listen To My Heart
    California Sun
    I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
    Pinhead
    Do You Wanna Dance
    Judy Is A Punk
    Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
    Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
    We Are A Happy Family
    Ramones
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    The Cretin Hop

    Import


    Previously unreleased on vinyl, this live broadcast features rare performances of Blitzkrieg Bop, I Wanna Be Sedated, and many more Ramones classics!


    In addition to the main show, seven bonus tracks are included too, all taken from TV broadcasts across the groups career and include cuts from a 1982 TV special, The Tonight Show in 1992 and Letterman Shows in 1991 and 95 respectively.


    Features:




    • 2LP - 1,000 only limited edition on Yellow Vinyl


    LP1
    1. Rockaway Beach
    2. Teenage Lobotomy
    3. Blitzkrieg Bop
    4. I Dont Want You
    5. Go Mental
    6. Gimme Gimme Some Shock Treatment
    7. Rock N Roll High School
    8. I Wanna Be Sedated
    9. I Just Want To Have Something To Do
    10. Bad Brain
    11. Im Against It
    12. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
    13. Havana Affair
    14. Commando
    15. Needles And Pins
    16. Im Affected


    LP2
    1. Surfin Bird
    2. Cretin Hop
    3. Listen To My Heart
    4. California Sun
    5. I Dont Wanna Walk Around With You
    6. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
    7. Pinhead
    8. Do You Wanna Dance?
    9. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    10. Lets Dance
    11. Chinese Rocks
    12. Teenage Lobotomy (TV broadcast, San Bernadino, California, 9th Mar 1982)
    13. Pet Semetary (Letterman Show 1991)
    14. Censorshit
    15. Take It As It Comes
    16. I Wanna Be Sedated (Tonight TV Show 1992)
    17. I Dont Wanna Grow Up (Letterman Show 1995)

    Ramones
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    The Muffs (Colored Vinyl)

    140 Gram Green Colored Vinyl

    Limited To 500

    Mastered For Vinyl By Kevin Gray At Cohearent Audio

    Manufactured For Pristine Sound At Pallas In Germany

    The Muffs erupted onto the California music scene in the early 90s and debuted their first, self-titled album in May 1993. The High-energy quartet features Ramones-style power-chords combined with the punk power pop of Blondie. The album includes such gems as radio hit Lucky Guy and Angry Samoans cover Stupid Jerk. Drastic Plastic presents this sweet and snarky album for the first time on vinyl!


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Lucky Guy
    2. Saying Goodbye
    3. Everywhere I Go
    4. Better Than Me
    5. From Your Girl
    6. Not Like Me
    7. Baby Go Round
    8. North Pole
    9. Big Mouth
    10. Every Single Thing
    11. Don't Waste Another Day
    12. Stupid Jerk
    13. Another Day
    14. Eye To Eye
    15. I Need You
    16. All For Nothing
    The Muffs
    $34.99
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  • Leave Home (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Leave Home (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Quick View

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    Leave Home (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

    3xCD/1 Vinyl LP Deluxe Edition Features New 40th Anniversary Mix By Album Engineer/Mixer Ed Stasium

    Also Includes A Newly Remastered Version Of The Original Mix, Rarities, And Unreleased Studio And Live Recordings

    Includes 12x12 Hardcover Book

    Limited Edition Of 15,000 Individually Numbered Copies

    Following the success of last year's 40th-anniversary edition of the Ramones' debut album comes a deluxe version of the group's follow-up, Leave Home. Originally released in January 1977, this 30-minute opus of buzzsaw rock introduced fans to classics like "Pinhead" "California Sun," and "Swallow My Pride."

    To celebrate the album's indelible legacy, Rhino will release the 3xCD/1 Vinyl LP LEAVE HOME: 40th ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION. It contains two different mixes of the album, a remastered version of the original and a new 40th-anniversary mix by original Leave Home album engineer/mixer Ed Stasium, along with a treasure trove of unheard recordings, and an unreleased live show recorded in 1977 at CBGB's.

    The deluxe edition will be produced in a limited and numbered edition of 15,000 copies worldwide and comes packaged in a 12 x 12 hardcover book. In addition to the music, the set also features stories about the band by legendary former manager Danny Fields, as told to renowned music scribe Michael Azerrad, as well as details about making the album by Stasium.

    The first disc features two different mixes of Leave Home, opening with a remastered version of the original stereo mix. The highlight is the new 40th-anniversary mix of the full album, created by Stasium from the original multi-track tapes, and designed to better reflect the Ramones' raw power and beef up the sound. In the set's liner notes he writes: "Generally, the consensus was [the original] maybe sounded too clean, the guitars panned completely left-right detracted from the band's foreboding presence, and the reverb effects especially were a little excessive." The new 40th-anniversary mix is also featured on the LP that accompanies this deluxe edition.

    The second disc is overflowing with more than two dozen rare and unreleased recordings. It begins with rough mixes for 15 tracks recorded for Leave Home at Sundragon studio in New York. Most are missing elements that had yet to be recorded, offering a fascinating insight into the band's recording process and the development of the album. Also included are "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" and "Babysitter," both of which served as replacement songs on the US and UK versions of the album, respectively, when the band removed "Carbona Not Glue" from the track list shortly after initial release. The disc concludes with a combination of 18 alternate mixes and instrumental versions of all tracks from the album.

    The final disc features an unreleased recording of the band's concert at CBGB's on April 2, 1977. The show took place a few months after Leave Home was released and includes live performances of album tracks like "Suzy Is A Headbanger," "Oh Oh I Love Her So," and "Babysitter," the latter of which was only performed live a handful of times, along with classics like "Blitzkrieg Bop" and "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue."

    LP: 40th Anniversary Mix
    1. Glad To See You Go
    2. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    3. I Remember You
    4. Oh Oh I Love Her So
    5. Carbona Not Glue
    6. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    7. Pinhead
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    9. Swallow My Pride
    10. What's Your Game
    11. California Sun
    12. Commando
    13. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    14. You Should Have Never Opened That Door


    CD 1: Original Album / Remastered Original Mix
    1. Glad To See You Go
    2. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    3. I Remember You
    4. Oh Oh I Love Her So
    5. Carbona Not Glue
    6. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    7. Pinhead
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    9. Swallow My Pride
    10. What's Your Game
    11. California Sun
    12. Commando
    13. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    14. You Should Have Never Opened That Door
    40th Anniversary Mix
    15. Glad To See You Go
    16. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
    17. I Remember You
    18. Oh Oh I Love Her So
    19. Carbona Not Glue
    20. Suzy Is A Headbanger
    21. Pinhead
    22. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy
    23. Swallow My Pride
    24. What's Your Game
    25. California Sun
    26. Commando
    27. You're Gonna Kill That Girl
    28. You Should Have Never Opened That Door


    CD 2: Bonus Material
    Sundragon Rough Mixes
    1. Glad To See You Go*
    2. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment*
    3. I Remember You*
    4. Oh Oh I Love Her So*
    5. Carbona Not Glue*
    6. Suzy Is A Headbanger*
    7. Pinhead*
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy*
    9. Swallow My Pride*
    10. What's Your Game*
    11. California Sun*
    12. Commando*
    13. You're Gonna Kill That Girl*
    14. You Should Have Never Opened That Door*
    15. Babysitter*
    40th Anniversary Extras
    16. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker (Single Version)
    17. I Don't Care (B-Side Version)
    18. Babysitter (UK Album Version)
    19. Glad To See You Go (BubbleGum Mix)*
    20. I Remember You (Instrumental)*
    21. Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment (Forest Hills Mix)*
    22. Oh Oh I Love Her So(Soda Machine Mix)*
    23. Carbona Not Glue (Queens Mix)*
    24. Suzy Is A Headbanger (Geek Mix)*
    25. Pinhead (Psychedelic Mix)*
    26. Pinhead (Oo-Oo-Gabba-UhUh Mix)*
    27. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy (Bowery Mix)*
    28. Swallow My Pride (Instrumental)*
    29. What's Your Game (Sane Mix)*
    30. California Sun (Instrumental)*
    31. Commando (TV Track)*
    32. You're Gonna Kill That Girl (Doo Wop Mix)*
    33. You Should Have Never Opened That Door (Mama Mix)*


    CD 3: Live At CBGB's April 2, 1977
    1. I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement*
    2. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue*
    3. Blitzkrieg Bop*
    4. Swallow My Pride*
    5. Suzy Is A Headbanger*
    6. Teenage Lobotomy*
    7. 53rd & 3rd*
    8. Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy*
    9. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker*
    10. Let's Dance*
    11. Babysitter*
    12. Havana Affair*
    13. Listen To My Heart*
    14. Oh Oh I Love Her So*
    15. California Sun*
    16. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You*
    17. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World*
    18. Judy Is A Punk*
    19. Pinhead*


    * Previously Unreleased

    Ramones
    $64.99
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    Destroy All Music

    Back In Print On Green Vinyl


    When original LA punks the Weirdos recorded Destroy All Music (their debut EP) on the day Elvis died, it must have sounded like a threat to western civilisation. Thirty years later, gathered here along with various demos and a 1979 EP, it's less revolutionary, but remains a blast. It's like a fusion of the Clash and the Ramones, fronted by a vocalist several sheets to the wind. The Weirdos failed to secure a major deal, presumably because of John Denney's berserk intensity. The rawness gives these historic recordings a punk edge. It's difficult to deny the nihilistic glory of the title track, in which Denney proclaims: I want to kick in the radio, bomb the record store. Outrageous.

    1 Teenage [Demo]
    2 Destroy All Music [Demo]
    3 Life of Crime [Demo], A
    4 Why Do You Exist? [Demo]
    5 Destroy All Music
    6 Life of Crime, A
    7 Why Do You Exist?
    8 Happy People
    9 Big Shot
    10 Jungle Rock
    11 Hit Man
    12 Idle Life
    13 For U.S.A.
    Weirdos, The
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    Sweet Sister Funk (Pure Pleasure)

    From the mid to late 60's the producer Sonny Lester was at the helm of some of the period's most significant jazz music (Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, Chick Corea, Duke Ellington's 70th birthday concert) and also some of the genre's biggest hits (mostly from organist Jimmy Mcgriff). With the folding of the Solid State label in 1971 Sonny Lester formed the aptly named Groove Merchant label (named after the tune Jerome Richardson wrote for the Jones-Lewis Orchestra). He then produced some of the periods most notable soul/jazz, jazz/fusion from the likes of McGriff, Richard Groove Holmes, Reuben Wilson, Lonnie Smith to name but a few.



    This gem of an album from Ramon Morris, and one of the hardest to find on Groove Merchant, was recorded during what many people would consider to be the classic period for this particular brand of jazz/funk/soul/fusion. It was recorded not long after he'd spent time with Art Blakey as a Jazz Messenger appearing on his 1972 Prestige album Child's Dance along with Stanley Clarke and Woody Shaw. He then also recorded on the Woody Shaw album, also from 1972, Song Of Songs.



    He now teaches at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa.



    Musicians:



    • Ramon Morris (tenor saxophone)

    • Albert Dailey (electric piano)

    • Mickey Bass (bass)

    • Mickey Roker (drums)

    • Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet)

    • Lloyd Davis (guitar)

    • Tony Waters (conga)




    Recording: 1972

    Production: Sonny Lester



    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. First Come, First Serve
    2. Wijinia
    3. Sweet Sister Funk

    4. Sweat
    5. Don't Ask Me
    6. Lord Sideways
    7. People Make the World Go Round
    Ramon Morris
    $34.99
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    Bad Reputation

    Joan Jett's debut album is an infectious romp through her influences, ranging from classic '50s and '60s rock & roll through glam rock, three-chord
    loud'n'fast Ramones punk, and poppier new wave guitar rock. Half the songs on the original album (not counting bonus tracks on the remastered reissue)
    are covers, but whether it's Lesley Gore's feminist girl-group anthem You Don't Own Me (featuring the Sex Pistols' Steve Jones and Paul Cook) or a
    roaring version of Gary Glitter's Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah), Jett makes them all work. The production can be a little weak in spots, but Jett's
    exuberance and tough-girl attitude overcome most deficiencies. Plus, the title track is a classic. - Steve Huey
    1. Bad Reputation
    2. Make Believe
    3. You Don't Know What You've Got
    4. You Don't Own Me
    5. Too Bad On Your Birthday
    6. Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
    7. Let Me Go
    8. Doing All Right With The Boys
    9. Shout
    10. Jezebel
    11. Don't Abuse Me
    12. Wooly Bully
    Joan Jett
    $19.99
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    Old Ramon

    Old Ramon, the sixth Red House Painters album, recorded in the
    fall of 1997 through the spring of 1998, was intended for release
    that summer. But the mega-major label merger catastrophe that
    left hundreds of bands homeless spared few. Red House Painters
    looked for a brief moment like survivors, but subsequent delays
    eventually turned into permanent layoff. Old Ramon sat in limbo
    and grew into legend as another great, lost album only the
    privileged few would ever properly hear. They've unintentionally
    put the wait back into the term "long-awaited."


    Singer Mark Kozelek kept busy with a series of other projects. He
    served as producer for Take Me Home: A Tribute to John Denver.
    As archivist for the 4AD Red House Painters Retrospective album,
    assembling rarities and live tracks. As solo artist with several
    tracks on the Shanti Project album, and two albums Rock 'n' Roll
    Singer and What's Next to the Moon, a collection of AC/DC songs
    reinterpreted. As live performer, touring the United States, United
    Kingdom, Spain, Sweden and his first ever shows in South Korea.
    As film scorer for the independent film Last Ball. And, finally, as
    actor in Cameron Crowe's critically acclaimed Almost Famous.


    But while playing a musician in a movie-Kozelek appears as the
    bassist of Stillwater in Almost Famous-was an exciting diversion,
    it also pointed out the absurdity and irony of the situation. He'd
    been writing and performing his own music since the 1980s, with
    Red House Painters since the early 1990s. He was a musician, not
    just someone who might play one on TV.


    With Old Ramon sitting on the shelf, it was like reading a book
    with a chapter missing. Kozelek had written most of the album
    throughout 1996 and 1997. There were "Between Days" and
    "Wop-a-din-din," written during the months he stayed in Oaxaca,
    Mexico about his time there and his cat waiting at home in San
    Francisco; "Cruiser" written on an airplane ride from Los Angeles
    to San Francisco about a friend he'd met during the John Cale
    tour; and "Golden," a song in tribute to John Denver, written and
    recorded in a single day during December of 1997, just a few
    months after Denver's tragic death. "Michigan" and "River" had
    been road-tested on the band's previous tour.


    The album, in fact, had come together with a good feeling, reuniting
    the band with their old friend and engineer Billy Anderson,
    who'd worked on their earlier records Down Colorful Hill and the
    two self-titled releases (Rollercoaster and Bridge by their covers).
    Sessions in San Francisco, Mendocino, California and Austin,
    Texas resulted in several hours' worth of music being recorded.
    The band had spread out and worked up various arrangements for
    a majority of the tunes. Sadly, a twenty-minute version of "Michigan"
    fell to the cutting room floor.


    But the ten songs packed onto Old Ramon (the title comes from a
    Spanish children's book that caught Kozelek's fancy) well
    represent the band that will take to the road for the first time in
    several years with extensive touring throughout the United States
    and Europe. Once freed from their major label commitments,
    reputable independent labels bid for the band's services. This,
    however, is the album exactly as it was intended-untouched-three
    years to the month of its completion. Good news:
    The wait is officially over.

    1. Wop-A-Din-Din
    2. Byrd Joel
    3. Void
    4. Between Days
    5. Cruiser
    6. Michigan
    7. River
    8. Smokey
    9. Golden
    10. Kavita
    Red House Painters
    $22.99
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    Do You Believe In Magyk?

    The last ever recordings made by Stiv Bator - issued briefly in France as The Last Race. Features Stiv covering songs by The Ramones, The Young Rascals, The Lollipopp Shoppe plus a song especially penned by Tony James alongside Lords of the New Church song " Two Hearts ". In depth liner notes by author Nina Antonia with interviews with those who were there!
    Stiv Bators
    $29.99
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    Don't Forget Your Roots

    H2O has been a mainstay in hardcore and punk since their inception back in 1995 and have had many influences along the way. The band is thrilled to pay homage to those influential artists by covering their songs on Don't Forget Your Roots. H20 tip their hat to bands like: The Ramones, Dag Nasty, Madball, Rancid, Circle Jerks, Descendents, Cro-Mags, Bad Brains, The Clash, Government Issue, Verbal Assault, Gorilla Biscuits, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, 7 Seconds, Embrace, Social Distortion, Sick of It All and Warzone.
    1. Bad Brains - Attitude
    2. 7 Seconds - Satyagraha
    3. Madball - Pride
    4. Descendents - Get The Time
    5. Embrace - Said Gun
    6. Ramones - I Wanna Live
    7. Gorilla Biscuits - Cats and Dogs
    8. Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Someday I Suppose
    9. Rancid - Journey to the End
    10. Dag Nasty - Safe
    11. Social Distortion - Sick Boy
    12. Sick Of It All - Friends Like You
    13. The Clash - Train in Vain
    14. Verbal Assault - Scarred
    15. Warzone - Don't Forget The Struggle, Don't Forget The Streets
    H2O
    $14.99
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    Christmas Songs


    LP Contains CD Of Full Album


    Who better to help you celebrate that most wonderful 
    time of the year than holiday favorites Bad Religion? 
    Bad Religion have threatened to record an album of 
    seasonal classics for years, and now they've gone and 
    done it, tackling eight chestnuts in their classic punk rock 
    style.  From "White Christmas" with its nod to pioneers 
    The Ramones, to the glorious choirboy intro to "Hark! 
    The Herald Angels Sing," Christmas Songs is the record 
    you need to get your holiday household's toes tapping.

    1. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  
    2. O Come All Ye Faithful  
    3. O Come, O Come Emmanuel 
    4. White Christmas  
    5. Little Drummer Boy  
    6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 
    7. What Child Is This?  
    8. Angels We Have Heard On High  
    9. American Jesus (Andy Wallace Mix)  
    Bad Religion
    $19.99
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    The Final Sessions

    Special limited edition 12" single featuring 2 of the final recordings ever made by legendary Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone including a never before heard demo from 1989!
    1. Negative Creep
    2. Jump In The Fire
    3. Spirit In The Wind (Previously Unreleased Demo From 1989) *


    *Bonus Track

    Dee Dee Ramone
    $12.99
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    Soundcheck

    Leslie West's Soundcheck has contributions by the renowned British guitarists Peter Frampton and Brian May, ex-Jeff Beck keyboard virtuoso Max Middleton, vocalist extraordinaire Bonnie Bramlett and the late great Cream bassist and longtime friend of Leslie's, Jack Bruce. One of the most respected and successful rock/blues guitarist on the scene; Johnny Ramone, a fan of West, has called him, one of the top five guitar players of his era.


    Soundcheck was co-produced and engineered by West's collaborator Mike 'Metal' Goldberg who he shared, helped me get my sound down on tape as they used to say, and did an amazing job as he always does. I'm so happy with the sound of this new record. The guitar sound we captured is fantastic, and my voice is feeling better than ever.

    1. Left By The Roadside To Die
    2. Give Me One Reason
    3. Here For The Party
    4. You Are My Sunshine
    5. Empty Promises / Nothin' Sacred
    6. A Stern Warning
    7. People Get Ready
    8. Going Down
    9. Stand By Me
    10. Eleanor Rigby
    11. Spoonful
    Leslie West
    $21.99
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    ...Ya Know? (Awaiting Repress)

    BMG Rights Management presents Joey Ramone's second solo album, "...Ya Know?", eleven years after his life was cruelly cut short by lymphoma. The tracks were drawn from a cache of demos and unreleased recordings that Joey had cut at various times during the last decade and a half of his life.


    His brother, musician Mickey Leigh, executive produced the project. It was of the utmost importance to me that these remaining songs of Joey's be finished properly, and made available for the world to hear, Leigh says of "...Ya Know?", which is comprised primarily of never-before-heard songs written and sung by his brother.


    But this is no half-baked grab-bag of odds and ends. Rather, it's a riveting collection of first-rate songs that embody Joey's trademark intensity and wit, and that can stand proudly alongside his most beloved Ramones compositions. It's also a fitting, if belated, follow-up to Joey's first solo album Don't Worry About Me, which was recorded just prior to his death and released the following year.


    "...Ya Know?", whose title refers to the phrase that was a ubiquitous staple of Joey's conversation, adds a significant new chapter to the seminal punk icon's hugely influential body of work. Among the many talented people Mickey Leigh and Joey's manager Dave Frey reached out to in bringing "...Ya Know?" to fruition was veteran producer Ed Stasium, who was behind the board for many of the Ramones' greatest albums, including their early classics Leave Home, Rocket to Russia and Road to Ruin.


    In addition to producing ten of the album's fifteen tracks, Stasium also contributed instrumentation and vocals to each. The swaggering album-opener Rock 'n' Roll Is the Answer (co-written with Plasmatics guitarist Richie Stotts) will be released as a limited-edition 7" single for Record Store Day on April 21, 2012.


    That song and the hometown shout-out New York City demonstrate Joey's knack for channeling his personal passions into bracing anthems. The playfully breezy Make Me Tremble (which Joey wrote and recorded with Dictators founder Andy Shernoff) and the bittersweet acoustic ballad Waiting for That Railroad find him exploring some of the more introspective territory that he'd been unable to visit within the format of his former band.


    Elsewhere on "...Ya Know?", I Couldn't Sleep is a collaboration between brothers Joey and Mickey, who also teamed up to record a romantic alternate version of the Ramones' holiday classic Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight) in Joey's apartment. Meanwhile, a previously unreleased reprise of Joey's late-period Ramones tune Life's A Gas ends the album on an appropriately uplifting note.


    Also contributing to "...Ya Know?" is an assortment of musicians and producers whose prior relationships with Joey help to give the album an organic vibe that enhances its power and character. The cast of players includes Joan Jett, and Little Steven Van Zandt, who plays guitar on Party Line and wrote the album's poignant liner notes, along with such notables as former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone, Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick, Dennis Diken of the Smithereens, Richie Stotts, Patti Smith Group guitarist Lenny Kaye, punk survivor Holly Beth Vincent, members of the Ramones' punk-era contemporaries The Dictators, and producers Jean Beauvoir and Joe Blaney.


    The resulting album is a brilliant encapsulation of the qualities that made Joey Ramone one of rock's most unlikely, yet most beloved, heroes. Leigh reflects "Over the past eight years I've been getting barrages of emails and Facebook messages from Joey's fans, wanting to know when this album would be coming out. So having it finally become a reality gives me a feeling of triumph, not for me, but for my brother, and for his fans. And there's not the slightest doubt in my mind that people are gonna be blown away by it.

    1. Rock 'n' Roll Is The Answer
    2. Going Nowhere Fast
    3. New York City
    4. Waiting For That Railroad
    5. I Couldn't Sleep
    6. What Did I Do To Deserve You?
    7. Seven Days of Gloom
    8. Eyes of Green
    9. Party Line
    10. Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)
    11. 21st Century Girl
    12. There's Got To Be More To Life
    13. Make Me Tremble
    14. Cabin Fever
    15. Life's A Gas
    Joey Ramone
    $20.99
    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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