Trivia / The Ramones

  • Author Existence Failure: The entire original lineup of the band is gone. Joey, Johnny, and Dee Dee all passed within 8 years of their breakup Joey to lymphoma in 2001, Dee Dee to an overdose in 2002, and Johnny to prostate cancer in 2004. Original drummer Tommy succumbed to bile duct cancer in 2014.
  • Creator Backlash: Johnny hated how End Of The Century turned out, calling it 'some of the worst crap I ever wrote in my life'.
  • Missing Episode: "Carbona Not Glue" from Leave Home was deleted from copies, due to a potential lawsuit from the makers of Carbona, a trademarked cleaning solvent. A live version of the song was a Hidden Track on the version of Loco Live released by Sire records, and the studio version appeared on the box set Weird Tales Of The Ramones, but to this day the song isn't included on Leave Home itself.
  • No Hit Wonder: Despite being cult legends, their highest selling album (End of The Century) peaked at #44, and they never got higher than #66 on the Billboard Hot 100 ("Rockaway Beach").
  • One of Us: their Spider-Man Theme cover cements their geek status.