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Joey Ramone Dies

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Joey Ramone Dies

Joey Ramone Dies

Joey Ramone Dies

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Joey Ramone, lead singer of the punk rock group, the Ramones, died of lymphoma yesterday. He was 49. The Ramones helped to define punk in the 1970s with songs like I Wanna be Sedated and Teenage Lobotomy.