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.|
|Instruments:||Vocals, drums, guitar|
|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."
He was diagnosed with OCD at the age of eighteen. His band before The Ramones was called Sniper.
He was involved with the group Artists United Against Apartheid.
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.
His idol was Pete Townshend.
Information related to Joey Ramone
- http://joeyramone.com/ Official site