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The Ramones – Pleasant Dreams (1981): Forgotten Series

The Ramones – Pleasant Dreams (1981): Forgotten Series

Reactions were indeed mixed for ‘Pleasant Dreams,’ but, in the end, the Ramones’ sixth studio effort stands as their last truly great album.

Halloween Heroes From Ramones, Queen, R.E.M. + Others: Gimme Five

Halloween Heroes From Ramones, Queen, R.E.M. + Others: Gimme Five

Here are a few super-powered considerations to explore before cutting eye holes in the spare bed sheets this Halloween.

Danny Says: A Documentary on the Life and Times of Danny Fields (2016): Movies

Danny Says: A Documentary on the Life and Times of Danny Fields (2016): Movies

The aptly titled ‘Danny Says’ finds the always-quotable Danny Fields discussing his life among the late-20th century’s musical greats and near-greats.

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

As these songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and others show: Sometimes, having special guests provides just enough competition to make the main act work a little harder.

Fighting Songs by the Rolling Stones, Pat Benatar, the Ramones + others: Odd Couples

Fighting Songs by the Rolling Stones, Pat Benatar, the Ramones + others: Odd Couples

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have finally agreed to fight. Here’s a special edition of Odd Couples to whet your appetite.

If You Like the Ramones …, by Peter Aaron (2013): Books

If You Like the Ramones …, by Peter Aaron (2013): Books

The ‘If You Like…’ series sports a stellar reputation, and this enlightening book on the Ramones continues their tradition of excellence.

Something Else! Playlists: The Rock Anthem

So I was sitting at the kitchen table this morning, attempting to wipe the dust of sleep out of my droopy eyes while waiting for the five-minute coffee timer to go off.

New Red Hot Chili Peppers EP salutes fellow Hall of Fame inductees, including Ramones, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, others

If you always wondered what the Red Hot Chili Peppers would sound like covering their fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees — both the expected (the Ramones, Iggy Pop) and the decidedly less so (Dion, the Beach Boys) — here’s your chance.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Hungry Heart" (1980)

Well, here’s one that didn’t get away. Bruce had written “Hungry Heart” for the Ramones but Jon Landau thought it was a keeper. Great advice there as the song was a huge hit.

Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols (1977)

I didn’t really know much about Malcolm McLaren, except that he had some sort of fashion boutique called “Sex” and that he put the Sex Pistols together. A Rolling Stone article marking his death last year referred to him as a “Punk Renaissance Man.”

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