Joey Ramone

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Date of Birth May 19, 1951
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Date of Death Apr 15, 2001 (49)
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Jeffrey Ross Hyman, known professionally as Joey Ramone, was an American musician, singer-songwriter, and lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones. Joey Ramone's image, voice, and tenure as frontman of the Ramones made him a countercultural icon.

Birth name: Jeffrey Ross Hyman
Also known as: Joey Ramone, Jeff Starship
Born: May 19, 1951, Queens, New York, U.S.
Died: April 15, 2001, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Genres: Punk rock
Occupation(s): Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, drums, guitar
Years active: 1964–2001
Labels: Sire, Radioactive
Associated acts: Ramones, Sibling Rivalry, Sniper
Website: Joey Ramone's Official site
Facebook: Joey Ramone's Facebook profile
IMDb: Joey Ramone's IMDb

About Joey Ramone

Vocalist and guitarist who led the punk rock band The Ramones, known for songs like "Blitzkrieg Bop" and "I Wanna Be Sedated."

Before Fame

He was diagnosed with OCD at the age of eighteen. His band before The Ramones was called Sniper.

Achievement

He was involved with the group Artists United Against Apartheid.

Family Life

He was born to parents Charlotte Mandell and Noel Hyman. He had two brothers, Mickey Leigh and bandmate Johnny Ramone. His childhood girlfriend, Linda, later married Johnny.

Associations

His idol was Pete Townshend.

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