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"Tommy Ramone's rock'n'roll legacy should not be underestimated"

Nick Hasted, The Independent, 14 July 2014

TOMMY RAMONE'S contribution to rock'n'roll was as brief and as fundamentally potent as his band's songs. Three albums, released over 17 months, were the sum of the real-life Tommy Erdelyi's time as a Ramone. By 1977, he was done. But if he had only drummed on and co-written 'Blitzkrieg Bop', the opening track of the band's 1976 debut, Ramones, he would have made an indelible mark.

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