Johnny Ramone (1948–2004)

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Johnny Ramone was born John William Cummings in Queens, New York. He went to be the guitar player for the Ramones, alongside Jeffrey Hyman and Douglas Colvin (later Joey Ramone and Dee Dee Ramone). They also hired Thomas Erdelyi (later Tommy Ramone) as drummer. Tommy disbanded in 1978 and asked Marc Steven Bell (later Marky Ramone) if he would ... See full bio »

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 2001 Stranded
 1995 Ramones: Spider-Man (Live/Animation Version) (Music Video)
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 1995 Ramones: I Don't Want to Grow Up (Music Video)
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 1994 The Ramones: Substitute (Music Video)
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 1993 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Rosebud (1993) ... Johnny Ramone (voice)
 1993 Ramones: Strength to Endure (Music Video)
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 1992 Ramones: Touring (Music Video)
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 1992 The Ramones: Poison Heart (Music Video)
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 1992 Ramones: Blitzkrieg Bop (Music Video)
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 1990 Ramones: I Believe in Miracles (Music Video)
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 1989 The Ramones: Pet Sematary (Music Video)
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 1988 Ramones: I Wanna Be Sedated (Music Video)
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 1987 Ramones: I Wanna Live (Music Video)
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 1986 Ramones: Somebody Put Something in My Drink (Rough Cut) (Music Video)
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 1986 Ramones: Something to Believe In (Music Video)
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 1984 Ramones: Howling at the Moon (Sha-La-La) (Music Video)
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 1983 Ramones: Time Has Come Today (Music Video)
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 1983 Ramones: Psycho Therapy (Music Video)
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 1981 Ramones: It's Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World) (Music Video)
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 1981 Ramones: The KKK Took My Baby Away (Music Video)
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 1981 Ramones: We Want the Airwaves (Music Video)
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 1980 Ramones: Rock 'n' Roll High School (Music Video)
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 1980 Ramones: Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio? (Music Video)
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 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
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Linda Cummings  (his death)

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He met and started going out with his wife Linda when she was Joey Ramone's girlfriend, the final straw in Joey and Johnny's contentious relationship. The song 'The KKK Took My Baby Away' was written by Joey based on this incident. See more »


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