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The enduring appeal of the Ramones

Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 21 April 2016

MY FAVOURITE QUOTE about the Ramones comes from Richard Hell, the New York provocateur who, along with Tom Verlaine, formed the art-punk band Television in 1974 and – with the help of threadbare clothes held together with safety pins, on account of the fact they were too poor to buy more – was already busy changing the sound and look of rock 'n' roll in a Bowery club called CBGBs.

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