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I slept with Joey Ramone

Mickey Leigh

I slept with Joey Ramone

a family memoir

by Mickey Leigh

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ramone, Joey, -- 1951-2001,
  • Ramones (Musical group),
  • Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    When the Ramones recorded their debut album in 1976, it heralded the true birth of punk rock. Fast and frenetic in their leather jackets and torn jeans, the Ramones gave voice to the disaffected youth of the seventies and eighties, influenced countless bands, and inspired the counterculture for decades to come. Born Jeffry Hyman of Queens, New York, Joey Ramone was the quirky, extraordinary lead singer and cofounder of the band. Hiding his face behind signature sunglasses and a mop of dark hair, he helped define punk"s early image, and his two-decade-plus tenure as the Ramones" front man made him unforgettable. Told by Joey"s brother, Mickey Leigh, here is an intimate look at the turbulent life of one of America"s greatest--and unlikeliest--music icons.--From publisher description.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMickey Leigh with Legs McNeil.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsMcNeil, Legs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.R2832 L45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 404 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24103388M
    ISBN 100743252160
    ISBN 109780743252164
    LC Control Number2009022791

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