Dee Dee Ramone John Ydstie notes that one of the founding members of The Ramones — a seminal band in the world of punk rock — has died in his home. Dee Dee Ramone, whose real name was Douglas Glenn Colvin was 50 years old. A syringe was found nearby and a drug overdose is considered a possible cause.
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Dee Dee Ramone

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John Ydstie notes that one of the founding members of The Ramones — a seminal band in the world of punk rock — has died in his home. Dee Dee Ramone, whose real name was Douglas Glenn Colvin was 50 years old. A syringe was found nearby and a drug overdose is considered a possible cause.