By Larry Getlen. From the moment they met as teenagers in Forest Hills, Queens, Johnny disliked his future bandmate, though they eventually bonded over glam rock and segued together toward punk. The animosity between the now-deceased Ramones Joey died in and Johnny in , both from cancer , was caused by their political and personality differences — Joey was a liberal hippie; Johnny, a hippie-hating conservative — as well as an insane love triangle. A couple of years later, she ran into Joey in Los Angeles and they made plans to meet for Thanksgiving. This, Linda, now 55, tells The Post, is where the twisted love story began.
Joey Ramone is pushing 40 but he still maintains a healthy relationship with his teen-age identity crisis. Formed in New York 16 years ago and hailed as founding fathers of punk, the Ramones pioneered a brilliantly simple approach to rock built around short, explosive chords played at the speed of light. This defiantly fundamental style has worn remarkably well over the years. Answer: Yeah.
Dee Dee Ramone was one of the strangest people I've ever met. Whenever we saw him, we were never sure if we were going to get the good Dee Dee or the bad Dee Dee. Dee Dee was the archetypical fuck-up whose life was a living disaster. He was that unique.
He was the drummer of the punk rock band the Ramones , from May until February , and August until August He lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife, Marion Flynn. According to his autobiography, he and his twin brother Fred were born at New York Infirmary Hospital on July 15, and is of Dutch ancestry on his father's side and of French and German ancestry on his mother's side. Bell began playing drums in with the hard rock band Dust , featuring Kenny Aaronson on bass and Richie Wise on guitar, and produced by Kenny Kerner.