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1. "Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones. That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to immediately prior to when I started to play."
Author: Arto Lindsay
2. "I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol."
Author: Dee Dee Ramone
3. "The main issue was deciding what to play: Should it be old Ramones material or new material? I had about three albums worth of new material, but I knew that people would rather hear the Ramones songs."
Author: Dee Dee Ramone
4. "You know, punk bands now sell with one record - their first or second record - sell 10 times the amount of records than the Ramones did throughout their career with 20-something records. That's why I go over to Johnny Ramone's house and do yard work three times a week, just to absolve some of the guilt."
Author: Eddie Vedder
5. "No part of Manhattan these days really has the same vibe I get from a Ramones song or a Velvet Underground song."
Author: Ezra Koenig
6. "When I got my first guitar, I played along with everything I heard that had guitar in it, like the Ramones, Nirvana and Sublime, as well as whatever hip-hop and R&B stuff was on the radio."
Author: Gary Clark Jr.
7. "It's not like that anymore really, but back in the day, nobody would let the Misfits open up for them, not the Ramones, not the Cramps, nobody."
Author: Glenn Danzig
8. "I pop a cassette into the Buick's stereo. It's the Ramones. I turn the volume up high and roll down the windows. The highway air tastes of fumes, but it still feels goddamn good to breathe"
Author: Hank Moody
9. "I discovered the Clash, the Pistols, obviously the Ramones, Blondie."
Author: Jerry Only
10. "We were watching bands like the Ramones and Blondie and other bands beginning to ignite."
Author: Jerry Only
11. "The Ramones went through a couple different line-up changes, and Johnny and Joey held through the whole thing. So right now I'm the only one hanging in there."
Author: Jerry Only
12. "I always think the Sex Pistols and the Ramones as very, very important because they stripped things down."
Author: Jim Jarmusch
13. "We always stayed true to what the Ramones are."
Author: Joey Ramone
14. "I didn't want the Ramones being told what to be doing, and I wanted the Ramones being presented in the right light - the remaining Ramones."
Author: Johnny Ramone
15. "'Rocket to Russia' is, I think, my favorite Ramones record. We reached our peak at that point."
Author: Johnny Ramone
16. "For all my success with the Ramones, I carried around fury and intensity during my career. I had an image, and that image was anger. I was the one who was always scowling, downcast. I tried to make sure I looked like that when I was getting my picture taken."
Author: Johnny Ramone
17. "It was awesome because we were doing Ramones songs."
Author: Mike Lowry
18. "This is a book for every fiddler who has realized halfway through playing an ancient Scottish air that the Ramones "I Wanna Be Sedated" is what folk music is really all about, and gone straight into it."
Author: Neil Gaiman
19. "Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses, who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming, they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old."
Author: Nikki Sixx
20. "I mean, gosh, my first tours I ever did were with the Ramones and Iggy Pop and Love & Rockets."
Author: Perry Farrell

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