Tommy Ramone

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Tommy Ramone
at the Mountain Music Shoppe in Shawnee, Kansas
at the Mountain Music Shoppe in Shawnee, Kansas
Background information
Birth nameTamás Erdélyi
Also known asTommy Ramone, Scotty, Thomas Erdelyi
Born(1949-01-29)January 29, 1949
Budapest, Hungary
OriginNew York City, U.S.
DiedJuly 11, 2014(2014-07-11) (aged 65)
Ridgewood, Queens, New York City, U.S.
GenresPunk rock, bluegrass, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsDrums, mandolin, guitar, vocals
Years active1974 - 1996
LabelsSire, Radioactive, Chrysalis
WebsiteOfficial Ramones site

Tommy Ramone, also known as Thomas Erdelyi (born Erdélyi Tamás; January 29, 1949 - July 11, 2014),[1] was a Hungarian-American record producer and musician.[2][3] He was born to Jewish parents in Budapest[4] and grew up in Queens, New York City. He was the drummer for an early and important punk rock band, the Ramones.

References[change | change source]

  1. Melnick, Monte A.; Meyer, Frank (2003). On the Road with the Ramones. MJF Books. p. 18. ISBN 1-60671-020-6.
  2. Tommy Ramone Gives the Mountain Music Shoppe a Brush with CBGB
  3. "Punk rock legend enjoying venture into old-time music". Archived from the original on 2009-04-22. Retrieved 2011-04-16.
  4. "Book reveals secrets from the patriarchs of punk". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-15.