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The Ramones and CBGB: Forever Linked

…first came together on August 16, 1974 the Ramones played their first gig at CBGB, arguably launching the punk era. While this wasn’t the Ramones’ first public performance ever, it…

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The Ramones’ First Performance

On March 30, 1974, the Ramones played their very first public performance. The Ramones are of course considered the inventors of punk rock, as well as the ultimate downtown band and…

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Remembering Joey Ramone

…in Portland Oregon how Joey and the Ramones had changed his life. He sang “Amazing Grace” in his honor, and then went into “I Remember You” from the Ramones 1977…

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It Happened Here: Album Covers

…The Ramones third album cover, 1977 Heading east, Extra Place, a tiny alley coming off 1st Street between the Bowery and Second Avenue, is probably one of the least known…

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East Village Rock Tour – Part 2

…of those who impacted music, as well as the architectural history of the places where they made such an impact. From the Ramones to the Beastie Boys, and Patty Smith…

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A Genius of Music and Art

…wave scene of the 1970’s, with their very first gig as the Talking Heads opening for the Ramones at CBGB’s on the Bowery on June 20, 1975. Unlike some of…

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A History of the East Village in 10 Objects

…for “Country Bluegrass Blues and Other Music for Uplifting Gormandizers” actually belied the club’s status as an incubator for underground groups in the punk and rock scene. The Ramones, Blondie,…

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Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry

…followed by Gary Valentine joining the band on bass and Jimmy Destri on keyboard.  They played at CBGB’s along with the Talking Heads, Television, The Heartbreakers, and The Ramones. Shunning…

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History Lost to NYU

…Genesis, the Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen  Frank Zappa, Patti Smith, The Ramones, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Ozzy Osbourne, Motörhead, The Clash, U2, Duran Duran, The Undertones, and Chuck Berry. From 1985 to 1997 the Palladium operated as a nightclub. In 1997…

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Cemeteries of the East Village, Part I

…early incubator of New York’s house music and club kid scenes and helped launch the careers of several prominent nightlife figures. Stars such as David Bowie, the Beastie Boys, The Ramones, Public Enemy, Neil Young, and many…

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The Gardens Less Travelled

…wall of the garden is where photographer Roberta Bayley snapped her famous photograph of The Ramones which became the cover of their first album. The image was taken here as…

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East Village Rock Tours – Part 1 

…they made such an impact. From the Ramones to the Beastie Boys, and Patty Smith to Nirvana, our neighborhood is lined with the buildings that opened their doors to these…

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Remembering the boy bar

…closed, Coney Island High occupied the site until 1999. This punk venue hosted shows by Iggy Pop, the Ramones, the Beastie Boys, and more. Prior to boy bar, Paul McGregor’s…

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East Village Rock Tours – Part 2 

…they made such an impact. From the Ramones to the Beastie Boys, and Patty Smith to Nirvana, our neighborhood is lined with the buildings that opened their doors to these…

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Remembering CBGB

…The Ramones, Blondie, Patti Smith, and the Talking Heads all got their start at what owner Hilly Krystal opened as a blues and country music club. You can read more…

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