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Hardcover. Copyright 2012.
Signed by Tommy Ramone, Linda Ramone and "Commando" Editor/JRA Chief of Staff, John Cafiero at Amoeba Music Hollywood on April 26th, 2012.
"Johnny Ramone was a living legend. A true enigma. One in a Million. I reveled in his iron-clad, piss and vinegar sort of temperament towards everything and life in general...Long Live Johnny Ramone!!!!" - Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
"Johnny Ramone's autobiography is a no holds bared, straight forward book written in a no-nonsense style that is Johnny personified. His story is written in his own actual words, so the reader gets an insight into what made him the unique, charismatic and exciting individual that he was. It also gives a great view of the Ramones from Johnny's perspective." - Tommy Ramone
Raised in Queens, New York, Johnny Ramone founded one of the most influential rock bands of all time, but he never strayed from his blue-collar roots and attitude. He was truly imbued with the angry-young-man spirit that would characterize his persona both on and off stage. Through it all, Johnny kept the band focused and moving forward, ultimately securing their place in music history by inventing punk rock. The Ramones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 - two years later, Johnny died of cancer, having outlived two other founding members. Revealing, inspiring, and told on his own terms, this highly designed memoir also features Johnny’s assessment of the Ramones’ albums; a number of eccentric Top Ten lists; rare historical artifacts; and scores of personal and professional photos, many of which have never before been published.
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