John William Cummings, known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones. He was a founding member of the band and along with vocalist Joey Ramone, remained a sole constant member throughout their entire career. In 2009, he appeared on Time's list of "The 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players". He ranked #8 on Spin's 2012 list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and #28 on Rolling Stone's similarly-titled 2015 list.
|Birth name:||John William Cummings|
|Also known as:||Johnny Ramone|
|Born:||October 8, 1948, Forest Hills, New York, U.S.|
|Died:||September 15, 2004, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, songwriter, guitarist, actor|
|Labels:||Sire, Radioactive, Chrysalis|
|Website:||Johnny Ramone's Official site|
|Twitter:||Johnny Ramone's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Johnny Ramone's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Johnny Ramone's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Johnny Ramone's IMDb|
About Johnny Ramone
Highly acclaimed lead guitarist and founding member of the influential punk band The Ramones.
He joined his first band, Tangerine Puppets, as a teen.
He was named one of the 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players by Time in 2003. He frequently made Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
His father was a strict, demanding, unpleasing disciplinarian who contributed to his early years of delinquency. He was married to Linda Cummings from 1984 until his death in 2004.
He shared the stage with Joey Ramone from the 1970s until the band split up in 1996 after touring with the Lollapalooza music festival.
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- Burials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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