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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Joey Ramone on attitude, saying, life, happy, punk, youth, rock, will, music, business, greatest, fun, ideas, together and band.

15 Famous Quotes By Joey Ramone That Will Rock Your World

Quick Facts

Famous As: Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones

Born On: May 19, 1951

Died On: April 15, 2001

Born In: Forest Hills, New York, United States

Died At Age: 49

Joey Ramone was an illustrious American singer, musician, lead vocalist of ‘Ramones’, a punk band and songwriter. He became the countercultural icon for his image, tenure as the lead vocalist of the band and for his voice. He gave his band a typical punk image by adorning torn jeans, clad in leather jacket, sun glasses and with his energetic and youthful voice. All music.com gave him the title of ‘the voice of punk rock in America’ for his unique rock and roll style. He had a troubled childhood and found solace in music, initially as a drummer and then as a vocalist. We have curated some insightful and meaningful quotes and sayings by Joey Ramone from his songs, lyrics, writings, interviews, thoughts, work and life. Following is a list of notable quotes and thoughts by Joey Ramone that will make you go dancing in the streets.
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When a band like Blondie re-forms, you wish them the best.

Joey Ramone

To me, John Lennon and Elvis Presley were punks, because they made music that evoked those emotions in people.

Joey Ramone

The Eagles and the Captain and Tennille ruled the airwaves, and we were the answer to it.

Joey Ramone

Everybody's just emulated us and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations.

Joey Ramone

We always stayed true to what the Ramones are.

Joey Ramone

For better or worse, MTV sort of bridges the whole country together almost like the BBC does in England. It's opened up everything so wide that it's possible for everyone to have different ideas.

Joey Ramone

When I was a kid growing up in the '60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it's just like a big business.

Joey Ramone

Well, I think we're the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world.

Joey Ramone

I mean, like, rock n' roll was always about spirit and fun.

Joey Ramone

There's nobody as good as the Ramones, never will be. I mean everybody's just emulated us and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations.

Joey Ramone

Rock n' roll is very special to me. It's my lifeblood.

Joey Ramone

The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.

Joey Ramone

I enjoyed my life when I had nothing... and kinda like the idea of just being happy with me.

Joey Ramone

All punk is is attitude. That's what makes it. The attitude.

Joey Ramone

To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying 'This is who I am'.

Joey Ramone