[51] The song served as an inspiration for one of the first punk fanzines, Mark Perry's Sniffin' Glue. Die Ramones waren eine US-amerikanische Musikgruppe aus dem Stadtbezirk Queens in New York City.Sie galten als Prototyp der Punkband, obwohl der Begriff Punk als Genrebezeichnung erst später im Zusammenhang mit einer britischen Subkultur populär wurde. 1978 – in zwei Versionen: Als 3CD/1LP-Box Road To Ruin: 40 … Bands were just playing in an MC5 groove until then. Rock'n'Roll. [105] The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame said of their influence on rock in general: When the [Ramones] hit the street in 1976 with their self-titled first album, the rock scene, in general, had become somewhat bloated and narcissistic. [52], "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" – the album's slowest song – was solely written by Tommy and pays homage to love songs by pop music acts of the 1960s. [36] Leigh later said of the tour: Travelling was difficult. Havana Affair. 48 on the Swedish Sverigetopplistan chart. Word was getting out, and people starting coming down. Sire accepted their request and agreed to release a studio album instead. Catchy song full of energy, one of the best song by Ramones.” 12. Chain Saw (Ramones [Expanded], 1976) “This song is just one of those songs that is perfect. [113] The compilation album Ramones Maniacs included Youth Gone Mad's version of "Blitzkrieg Bop" (featuring a guest appearance by Dee Dee Ramone) and Yogurt's rendition of "Beat on the Brat". (1964) and subsequently had pictures taken in that style by Danny Fields but Sire was dissatisfied with the results. When the prostitute gets a customer, he kills the customer with a razor to prove he is not a homosexual. The ingredients are simplicity itself." Recording Industry Association of America, Gabba Gabba Hey: A Tribute to the Ramones, Blitzkrieg Over You! None of the songs clock in at any longer than two and half minutes, and most are considerably shorter. The Ramones is all about speed, hooks, stupidity, and simplicity. People often say this album is the Ramones cross between Hardcore Punk, which is right of course! Die Donots hatten kürzlich den Entschluss gefasst, diesen Song neu einzuspielen und wurden im Studio in Person von CJ Ramone sogar von einem früheren Bandmitglied der Ramones unterstützt- CJ Ramone war von 1989 … The Ramones got back to basics: simple, speedy, stripped-down rock and roll songs. "Everything I write is autobiographical and written in a very real way, I can't even write. After its release, Ramones was promoted with two singles, which failed to chart. [47] According to Tommy, the song's original concept was about "kids going to a show and having a good time", but the theme became more Nazi-related after its revision. The Ramones didn't have many big hits, but they were one of the most influential bands of the 1970s and arguably the founders of punk. The Ramones began recording in January 1976, needing only seven days and $6,400 to record the album. [7], On September 19, 1975, the Ramones recorded a demo at 914 Sound Studios, which was produced by Marty Thau. At the 20th second, the guitar and bass cease, marking Joey's first line, "Hey ho, let's go!" [19], Recording for the album was expanded by Mickey Leigh (Joey's brother) and Leon with percussion effects, which went unmentioned in the liner notes to the album's release. [114] "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Havana Affair", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", and "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" were all covered on The Song Ramones the Same. [39] Leigh described the Dingwalls gig as very similar to performances at CBGB. [10][14], In January 1976 the band took a break from their live performances to prepare for recording at Plaza Sound studio. [27] The release, along with the Ramones 2001 Expanded Edition, featured "Blitzkrieg Bop" remixed as a single version,[28][29] although it maintains a time of two minutes and twelve seconds. Beat on the Brat. "[107], Each song on Ramones has been covered by various bands. Fields agreed and convinced Craig Leon to produce Ramones, and the band recorded a demo for prospective record labels. [87] In 2001, the magazine also included the album in its special issue 25 Years of Punk with a list of The 50 Most Essential Punk Records, where it resided at the top spot. "[65], "Let's Dance" is a cover version of the hit song by Chris Montez,[44] featuring Leon playing Radio City's large Wurlitzer pipe organ. [54], "Chain Saw" opens with the sound of a running circular saw and was influenced by the 1974 horror film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. [60], "Havana Affair" segues into "Listen to My Heart" – the first of many Ramones songs to voice an ironic and pessimistic perspective on a failing or failed relationship. [56] After several songs by the Ramones whose titles began with "I Don't Want to ...", Tommy said that "Now I Want to Sniff Some Glue" is the first positive piece on the album. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend. "[89], The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 2002 induction ceremony, with the website stating that their first album changed the rock genre from "bloated and narcissistic", to "basic" rock and roll. Klosterman, Chuck; Milner, Greg; Pappademas, Alex. I'm a Nazi Schatze, y'know I fight for the Fatherland." The guitars can be heard separately on the stereo channels—electric bass on the left channel, rhythm guitar on the right—drums and vocals are mixed in the middle of the stereo mix. [117], Credits adapted from AllMusic. Punk. "When their album came out," commented James, "all the English groups tripled speed overnight. The album went gold in the US just after its 38th anniversary, certified by the RIAA on April 30, 2014.[3]. "[106] In another interview, James stated that "Everybody went up three gears the day they got that first Ramones album. "I stopped when I was eight [years old]. The opening "Blitzkrieg Bop" was written by Tommy, and originally named "Animal Hop". It only reached No. 14 tracks (28:51). She said that we changed her life; she started writing about us in Rock Scene, and then Lenny Kaye would write about us and we started getting more press like The Village Voice. Joey Ramone said of the track: "It was the ultimate honor - like John Lennon writing a song for you". Höre kostenlos Ramones – Ramones (Blitzkrieg Bop, Beat on the Brat und mehr). [24] Liner notes on the back cover fail to acknowledge backing vocalists and additional instrument players. Lesen Sie Rezensionen und informieren Sie sich über beteiligte Personen. [86], The album was included in Spin magazine's List of Top Ten College Cult Classics (1995), where it was noted that "everything good that's happened to music in the last fourteen years can be directly traced to the Ramones. The songs are imaginative reductions of early rock & roll, girl group pop, and surf rock. [15] Sessions began later that month and were completed within a week for $6,400;[16][17] the instruments took three days and the vocal parts were recorded in four days. [35] Following this, Fields booked several headlining shows around the Tri-state area, and they began playing frequently at gigs like CBGB and Max's Kansas City. The bass and guitar gradually rebuild and become "full–force" once all the instruments play together in ensemble. I'd play the drums during sound checks, while Tommy went out to the board and mixed the sound—and instructed the soundman not to fuck with the settings. Beat on the Brat (Ramones [Expanded], 1976) “This is totally my life. [51][57], "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement" is also minimalist, and inspired by horror movies. "[90] In 1999, Classic Albums by Collins GEM recognized Ramones as the start of English punk rock and called it the fastest and hardest music that could possibly be concocted, stating: "The songs within were a short, sharp exercise in vicious speed-thrash, driven by ferocious guitars and yet halting in an instant. [56] (Asked about the bathroom at CBGB, Debbie Harry remarked: "I think that song from the Ramones is partially about that: 'I don't wanna go down to the basement ... ' As kids, we never wanted to go down to the basement cos it was so dark and scary. Ramones is the debut studio album by American punk rock band Ramones, released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records. This song would be me babysitting, laugh out loud. Rockwell noted: "the effect in the end amounts to an abstraction of rock so pure that other associations get left behind. Not everybody thought so at the time – it was nominated for a Razzie for worst soundtrack song in ’89 – but it fits in perfectly with the band’s best 70’s stuff. Ramones ist das Debütalbum der gleichnamigen US-Punk-Band Ramones. The black and white photograph on the front of the album was originally in an issue of Punk. The following year, Dee Dee died in Los Angeles on June 5th, 2002. The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. I Don’t Wanna Go Down to the Basement. "[56] Dee Dee also explained that its concept came from adolescent trauma. "[63] Johnny insisted that the song is about "Dee Dee turning tricks. Es erschien erstmals am 23. Weighing in at nearly 60 songs, with a hardcover book that includes an excellent history by David Fricke , it has to be said that the set has the heft of history, which is both a blessing and a curse. Vega, who contributed to the album's packaging, helped out with the road crew as much as possible. "[77] Nick Kent favourably commented in the NME: "This record poses a direct threat to any vaguely sensitive woofer and/or tweeter lodged in your hi-fi ...". Musically, this is the Ramones most diverse album in sound. Ramones is considered an influential punk album in the US and UK, and had a significant impact on other genres of rock music, such as grunge and heavy metal. [4][90] In 2003, Ramones was considered by Spin's Chuck Klosterman, Greg Milner, and Alex Pappademas to be the sixth most influential album of all time. Leon persuaded Sire president Seymour Steinto listen to the band perform, and he later offered the ban… It was the simple pop dream taken to its minimalist extreme. After performing with Blondie in New Jersey, they continued their tour to Boston, Massachusetts for three shows. At nearly 180 beats per minute, "Chain Saw" had the fastest tempo of the album's songs and, according to Rombes, is the most "home-made" sounding. ... conventional considerations of pace and variety are thrown calculatedly to the winds. [19], The band applied microphone placement techniques similar to those which many orchestras used. "The song speaks for itself," Dee Dee commented in an interview. Johnny Ramone died in his sleep in Los Angeles on September 15th, 2004. Ramones is the debut studio album by American punk rock band Ramones, released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records. They noted that the album "saved rock from itself and punk rock from art-gallery pretension. All but one of the band's 1975 gigs were booked for New York City, with Waterbury, Connecticut as the exception. [46] Once Dee Dee reviewed the lyrics, the band changed the wording, the name, and partially the theme. ‘I Don’t Want To Grow Up’ could well be the Ramones’ defining number, albeit a defining track written by someone else—but that never really mattered to the Ramones anyway. [5] In early 1975, Lisa Robinson, an editor of Hit Parader and Rock Scene, saw the fledgling Ramones performing at CBGB and subsequently wrote about the band in several magazine issues. [30] On January 6, 2004, Rhino Entertainment re-released "Blitzkrieg Bop" as a CD single, using "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" as its B-side. Vier Typen, Jeans, Lederjacken, Topffrisur. The entire text is composed of three lines, and the composition was based on three major chords. Ramone and Lemmy shared lead vocals. The record company paid only $125 for the front photo, which has since become one of the most imitated album covers of all time. [85] Outside the US, the album peaked at No. Two different studio versions were recorded. Many later deemed it a highly influential record, and it has since received many accolades, such as the top spot on Spin magazine's list of the "50 Most Essential Punk Records". "[91] Q Magazine included the album in their "100 Greatest Albums Ever" (2003) list, where it was listed at No. I'm a Nazi Schatze, y'know I fight for the Fatherland" — insisting the track was offensive. The image of a band in front of a brick wall dressed in ripped jeans and leather jackets was copied by Alvin and the Chipmunks in Chipmunk Punk. [8][9] Producer Craig Leon, who had seen the Ramones perform in the summer of 1975, brought the demo to the attention of Sire Records' president Seymour Stein. [36], At the time, Leigh was road manager, stage manager, chauffeur, and head of security. ist ein Lied von Motörhead. Länge: 141 Seiten 1 Stunde. "[64] The half-sung and half-shouted bridge in "53rd and 3rd" are performed by Dee Dee, whose voice is described by author Cyrus Patell as what "breaks the deliberate aural monotony of the song and emphasizes the violence of the lyric. With the three-chord assault of "Blitzkrieg Bop," The Ramones begins at a blinding speed and never once over the course of its 14 songs does it let up. [92] In 2006, it was chosen by Time as one of the 100 greatest albums ever. [78] Reviewing that same month in The Village Voice, Robert Christgau said that, while the power of the band's music draws from "fairly ominous sources" like Nazi imagery and brutality, he cannot deny the "sheer pleasure" of the music: "For me, it blows everything else off the radio: it's clean the way the Dolls never were, sprightly the way the Velvets never were, and just plain listenable the way Black Sabbath never was. "[25] The back cover art, which depicts a belt buckle with a bald eagle and the band's logo, was designed by Arturo Vega. Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens in 1974. The album opens with "Blitzkrieg Bop", which is among the band's most recognized songs. "[82] Bates also said that it "is the ultimate punk statement. We'd get two rooms in the hotel, three of us in each. Gefragt nach der größten Rock 'n' Roll Band der Welt werden die meisten antworten: "The Rolling Stones". When they opened at Brockton, Massachusetts, the audience appeared extremely uninterested in the Ramones so Johnny swore off playing as an introduction for other bands. Most of the time, it was just Danny Fields, me, and the members of the band. It included live versions of "California Sun" and "I Don't Wanna Walk Around with You" as B-sides, recorded at the Roxy Theater in West Hollywood in August 1976. After Hit Parader editor Lisa Robinson saw the band at a gig in New York City, she wrote about them in an article and contacted Danny Fields, insisting that he be their manager. And the cover of Chris Montez's "Let's Dance" isn't a throwaway -- with its single-minded beat and lyrics, it encapsulates everything the group loves about pre-Beatles rock & roll. "[48], Regardless of this critical acclaim, Ramones was not successful commercially. When he threatened to remove the track from the album, the band put together alternate lyrics: "I'm a shock trooper in a stupor, yes I am. Ramones ist der Titel des Debütalbums der gleichnamigen US-Punk-Band Ramones. Let's Go: Ramones Anthology has much greater goals than being just another collection -- it strives to be the final word on the Ramones. [59], "Havana Affair" has a lyrical concept incorporating the comic strip Spy vs. Spy by Cuban-born illustrator Antonio Prohias. 1996 ist das Jahr der Trauer: die Ramones lösen sich auf. ")[58], "Loudmouth" has six major chords and is harmonically complex. Ramones contains a cover of the Chris Montez song "Let's Dance". Wir versammeln Zitate aus Keith Richards bewegtem Leben. "[7][13] The label offered to release "You're Gonna Kill That Girl" as a single, but the band declined, insisting on recording an entire album. In comparison to some of the music the album inspired, The Ramones sounds a little tame -- it's a little too clean, and compared to their insanely fast live albums, it even sounds a little slow -- but there's no denying that it still sounds brilliantly fresh and intoxicatingly fun. Great song, too. Es erschien erstmals am 23. Als die Ramones 1976 ihre erste Single „Blitzkrieg Bop“ veröffentlichten, dachten die meisten an einen inhaltlichen Bezug zum 2.Weltkrieg. Loudmouth. No makeup, no egos, no light shows, no nonsense. : A Tribute to the Ramones featured a cover "Judy Is a Punk" in German,[112] and in 2000, both "Blitzkrieg Bop" and "Beat on the Brat" appeared on Dee Dee Ramone's solo release Greatest & Latest. [45] The piece resolves by repeating what is played from 0:22–0:33. After the album's recording, the Ramones headlined for very few shows, usually opening for an identified cover band which played Aerosmith and Boston. [25] Wadler later chose a photo by Roberta Bayley, a photographer for Punk magazine for the cover. Tracks like Mama's Boy, Wart Hog, Danger Zone and Human Kind are fun and enjoyable little Ramones songs. One of the group's earliest compositions, written at the beginning of 1974, it was the opener on their first demo. Ramones peaked at number 111 on the US Billboard 200 and was unsuccessful commercially, though it received glowing reviews from critics. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue. 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