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Died On This Date (September 15, 2004) Johnny Ramone / The Ramones

Posted by themusicsover on September 15, 2009

Johnny Ramone (Born John Cummings)
October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004

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Johnny Ramone was the founding guitarist for legendary punk band, the Ramones.  He and Joey Ramone were the only two members to stay in the group during its entire 22-year run.   It was Johnny’s aggressive guitar playing that helped turn the Ramones into one of rock music’s most influential bands.  His prowess has been noted in both Rolling Stone and Time magazine who included him in their list of the 10 greatest electric guitarists of all time.  Ramones albums like Road To Ruin, Rocket To Russia, and End of the Century are required listening for any true rock music fan.  Johnny Ramone died of prostate cancer on September 15, 2004.  He was 55.

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