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6th Nov '15 8:42:48 PM wittylibrarian
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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Music/{{Television}} that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...

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* One could say their entire existence.'''entire existence'''. There were other bands like Music/{{Television}} that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...Music/{{U2}}. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence Even this Other Wiki entry into the band's influence doesn't cover every musician and rocker touched by the band's efforts]].
12th Jan '15 1:11:43 AM spirasen
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* "Pinhead" from ''Music/LeaveHome'' by Music/TheRamones.

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* "Pinhead" from ''Music/LeaveHome'' by Music/TheRamones.''Music/LeaveHome''.
12th Jan '15 1:10:21 AM spirasen
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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Music/{{Television}} that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point - indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...
* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Music/RocketToRussia,'' and ''Music/RoadToRuin'' are generally considered their best albums.
* While their mid-to-late 80s output is a little hit or miss, ''everyone'' likes 1984's ''Too Tough To Die.''

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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Music/{{Television}} that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point - indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...
* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Music/{{Ramones}},'' ''Music/LeaveHome,'' ''Music/RocketToRussia,'' and ''Music/RoadToRuin'' are generally considered their best albums.
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* While their mid-to-late 80s output is a little hit or miss, ''everyone'' likes 1984's ''Too Tough To Die.'' ''
28th Dec '14 1:43:53 PM Patachou
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* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Music/Rocket to Russia,'' and ''Music/RoadToRuin'' are generally considered their best albums.

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* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Music/Rocket to Russia,'' ''Music/RocketToRussia,'' and ''Music/RoadToRuin'' are generally considered their best albums.



* Their appearance on WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons is both awesome and [[Funny/TheRamones hilarious]].

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* Their appearance on WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons is both awesome and [[Funny/TheRamones hilarious]].hilarious]].
* "Pinhead" from ''Music/LeaveHome'' by Music/TheRamones.
21st Dec '14 9:44:17 PM Patachou
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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Television that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point - indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...
* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Rocket to Russia,'' and ''Road to Ruin'' are generally considered their best albums.

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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Television Music/{{Television}} that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point - indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...
* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Rocket ''Music/Rocket to Russia,'' and ''Road to Ruin'' ''Music/RoadToRuin'' are generally considered their best albums.
25th Jul '13 10:39:52 PM wyattte
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* One could say their entire existence. There were other bands like Television that were creating the punk movement, but the Ramones made it ''fun''. They also codified how the songs had to be fast, blunt and to the point - indeed, some of their all-time greatest songs are over within two minutes. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramones#Influence They also influenced bands]] from Music/BlackFlag, Music/TheClash, Music/TheDamned, the Music/DeadKennedys, to metal bands like Music/{{Motorhead}} and Music/{{Metallica}}, {{Grunge}} bands like Music/{{Nirvana}} and Music/{{L7}}, Music/{{U2}}...
* ''[[SelfTitledAlbum Ramones]],'' ''Rocket to Russia,'' and ''Road to Ruin'' are generally considered their best albums.
* While their mid-to-late 80s output is a little hit or miss, ''everyone'' likes 1984's ''Too Tough To Die.''
* ''It's Alive!'' A candidate for one of the best live albums ever, it's the original lineup in London, England, just tearing it up for nearly an hour. It set a trend for later (and, notably, ''faster'') live albums in that most of the time, as soon as one song would end, Deedee would immediately shout ''"[[CatchPhrase ONETWOTHREEFOUR!!!]]"'' and they'd go right into another one without so much as catching their breath.
* Their appearance on WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons is both awesome and [[Funny/TheRamones hilarious]].
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