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Gabba Gabba Hey!: The Graphic Story of the Ramones

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Synopsis:

The Ramones were the archetypal American punk band and this is their story, from their beginnings in Queens in 1974, through the burgeoning punk scene at CBGB's, the excitement of their first album, their brush with the unhinged genius of Phil Spector and the endless touring which saw them perform 2,263 concerts over a 22 year period.

Set against a backdrop of New York facing bankruptcy and terrorized by Son of Sam, The Ramones tale takes in endless inter-band fighting and finally the tragic deaths of three of the founding members: Joey, Johnny and Dee Dee.

The band's influence has proven immense, with their early British tours having a profound impact on bands like The Sex Pistols and The Clash, and the band finally receiving due recognition when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and later won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

About the Author

Jim McCarthy is a widely published illustrator and comic strip artist.  He has created for best-selling comic 2000AD, working on Bad Company, Bix Barton, The GrudgeFather and kid Cyborg.

Brian Williamson is an artist who has worked on Dr. Who, Torchwood, Primeval and 2000AD.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780385402
Subtitle:
The Graphic Story of the Ramones
Author:
Mccarthy, Jim
Author:
McCarthy, Jim
Author:
Williamson, Brian
Publisher:
Omnibus Press
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Nonfiction
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20130801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color illustrations
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.75 x 6.5 in

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The Ramones were the archetypal American punk band and this is their story, from their beginnings in Queens in 1974, through the burgeoning punk scene at CBGB's, the excitement of their first album, their brush with the unhinged genius of Phil Spector and the endless touring which saw them perform 2,263 concerts over a 22 year period.

Set against a backdrop of New York facing bankruptcy and terrorized by Son of Sam, The Ramones tale takes in endless inter-band fighting and finally the tragic deaths of three of the founding members: Joey, Johnny and Dee Dee.

The band's influence has proven immense, with their early British tours having a profound impact on bands like The Sex Pistols and The Clash, and the band finally receiving due recognition when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and later won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

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