I Slept With Joey Ramone

Author by : Mickey Leigh
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : “A powerful story of punk-rock inspiration and a great rock bio” (Rolling Stone), now in paperback. When the Ramones recorded their debut album in 1976, it heralded the true birth of punk rock. Unforgettable front man Joey Ramone gave voice to the disaffected youth of the seventies and eighties, and the band influenced the counterculture for decades to come. With honesty, humor, and grace, Joey’s brother, Mickey Leigh, shares a fascinating, intimate look at the turbulent life of one of America’s greatest—and unlikeliest—music icons. While the music lives on for new generations to discover, I Slept with Joey Ramone is the enduring portrait of a man who struggled to find his voice and of the brother who loved him.


I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone

Author by : Stephanie Kuehnert
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Total Read : 10
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Description : A raw, edgy, emotional novel about growing up punk and living to tell. The Clash. Social Distortion. Dead Kennedys. Patti Smith. The Ramones. Punk rock is in Emily Black's blood. Her mother, Louisa, hit the road to follow the incendiary music scene when Emily was four months old and never came back. Now Emily's all grown up with a punk band of her own, determined to find the tune that will bring her mother home. Because if Louisa really is following the music, shouldn't it lead her right back to Emily?


Why The Ramones Matter

Author by : Donna Gaines
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Texas Press
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Description : The central experience of the Ramones and their music is of being an outsider, an outcast, a person who’s somehow defective, and the revolt against shame and self-loathing. The fans, argues Donna Gaines, got it right away, from their own experience of alienation at home, at school, on the streets, and from themselves. This sense of estrangement and marginality permeates everything the Ramones still offer us as artists, and as people. Why the Ramones Matter compellingly makes the case that the Ramones gave us everything; they saved rock and roll, modeled DIY ethics, and addressed our deepest collective traumas, from the personal to the historical.


Love Goes To Buildings On Fire

Author by : Will Hermes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Total Read : 31
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Description : Punk rock and hip-hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown composers known as Minimalists. In the mid-1970s, New York City was a laboratory where all the major styles of modern music were reinvented—all at once, from one block to the next, by musicians who knew, admired, and borrowed from one another. Crime was everywhere, the government was broke, and the city's infrastructure was collapsing. But rent was cheap, and the possibilities for musical exploration were limitless. Love Goes to Buildings on Fire is the first book to tell the full story of the era's music scenes and the phenomenal and surprising ways they intersected. From New Year's Day 1973 to New Year's Eve 1977, the book moves panoramically from post-Dylan Greenwich Village, to the arson-scarred South Bronx barrios where salsa and hip-hop were created, to the Lower Manhattan lofts where jazz and classical music were reimagined, to ramshackle clubs like CBGBs and The Gallery, where rock and dance music were hot-wired for a new generation. As they remade the music, the musicians at the center of the book invented themselves: Willie Colón and the Fania All-Stars renting Yankee Stadium to take salsa to the masses, New Jersey locals Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith claiming the jungleland of Manhattan as their own, Grandmaster Flash transforming the turntable into a musical instrument, David Byrne and Talking Heads proving that rock music "ain't no foolin' around." Will Hermes was there—venturing from his native Queens to the small dark rooms where the revolution was taking place—and in Love Goes to Buildings on Fire he captures the creativity, drive, and full-out lust for life of the great New York musicians of those years, who knew that the music they were making would change the world.


A Misfit S Manifesto

Author by : Donna Gaines
Languange : en
Publisher by : Villard Books
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Total Read : 46
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Description : A journalist and cultural sociologist chronicles her own musical and spiritual journey, from her troubled youth in Queens to academia, explaining how music played a key role in transforming her life.


You Might Sleep

Author by : Nick Mamatas
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wildside Press LLC
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Total Read : 39
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Description : A busboy with the power to kill with a glance, and a vendetta against the President. The guy in the next cubicle has launched The Revolution, and his first target - the marketing department! Joan of Arc is back, and she's blogging! Edgar Allan Poe, another poor sap dead thanks to Election Day. A girl with the power to destroy the universe...once she gets out of rehab. Three weeks after the Singularity, it's up to the planet's last psychotherapist to solve the mystery of the first posthuman murder. And, of course, Joey Ramone saves the world. You might sleep, but after reading these stories you'll never dream in quite the same way again.


The Michigan Journal

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Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 67
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Icons

Author by : James Park
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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Total Read : 61
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File Size : 55,8 Mb
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Description : Profiles historical and contemporary world leaders, athletes, artists, musicians, scientists, and other famous people


The Battered Suitcase Summer 2009

Author by : Battered Suitcase
Languange : en
Publisher by : Vagabondage Press LLC
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Total Read : 57
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Description : The Summer 2009 Issue of Arts and Literary Journal The Battered Suitcase. Edited by Fawn Neun and Apythia Morges. Fiction by Don Hucks, Doug Mathewson, Anthony Kane Evans, Chris Miller. Poetry by Mark Bonica, Naomi Woddis. Interviews with Amanda Palmer and Paul Diamond Blow


Time

Author by : Briton Hadden
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 39
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