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The Ramones artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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September 3, 2009 Here's a mildly reflective playlist to honor the occasion, arranged in order of wistfulness.

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July 6, 2009 A look at some of our favorite labels and the role they play in making music great.

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Betty Davis

February 9, 2009 Hear a special Valentine's Day mix tape from All Songs Considered.

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News

Joey Ramone: Weightlifter.

May 24, 2012 The singer left behind a number of song fragments, now collected and cleaned up on a new album.

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October 16, 2006 New York City's famous CBGB nightclub is closing shop after decades in business.

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Reviews

The Ramones

January 28, 2010 Mickey Leigh's memoir portrays the rock star as an older, weirder and more successful sibling.

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July 6, 2009 A look at some of our favorite labels and the role they play in making music great.

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Betty Davis

February 9, 2009 Hear a special Valentine's Day mix tape from All Songs Considered.

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More Stories

The Ramones.

December 4, 2000 An appreciation of The Ramones' characteristically short, fast and loud punk-rock classic.

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono

May 16, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton begin their quest to pin down the most universally loved albums.

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The Ramones 1978

April 3, 2011 The Ramones live at New York City's Palladium, January 7, 1978. 26 songs in 54 minutes

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December 21, 2010 Grab a blanket and curl up in front of the fire. It's time for the All Songs holiday special.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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Hey! Ho! Let's Go: The Anthology

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  • Album: Hey! Ho! Let's Go: The Anthology
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...Ya Know?

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  • Artist: Joey Ramone
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Last Christmas

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  • Artist: Wham!
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  • Released: 1998
 

Christmas With Rosemary Clooney

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  • Artist: Rosemary Clooney
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  • Released: 2005
 

Funky Christmas

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  • Artist: James Brown
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  • Released: 2095
 

Brain Drain

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  • Artist: The Ramones
  • Label: Sire/London/Rhino
  • Released: 2089
 

White Sky

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  • Artist: Archer Prewitt
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  • Released: 1999
 

Asides from Buffalo Tom

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Jamboree

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  • Artist: Beat Happening
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  • Released: 1988
 

White Blood Cells

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  • Artist: The White Stripes
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End of the Century [Expanded]

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  • Artist: The Ramones
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