Remembering Joey Ramone, Gone On This Day In 2001

Today marks the sad anniversary of the passing of a true punk legend and counter-culture icon. Born Jeffrey Ross Hyman, Joey Ramone, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the Ramones. Sadly, Joey died from lymphoma on April 15, 2001, a month before he would have turned 50. In his memory, check out the local New York coverage of his death, as well as his last known interview, from December 2000, below.

 
 

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