The elaborate instrumentation and the paradoxical nature of the music with the lyrics are what makes this reconceptualization worth a listen. One wildly influential band covering another. Sonic Youth is routinely cited as a pioneer of the Alternative genre just as the Ramones were one of the leading lights in the creation of punk rock.
If you like this, check out another fantastic cover from St. Just get me to the airport, put me on a plane Hurry hurry hurry, before I go insane. A minimalist effort with the entirety of the lyrics being:. Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Ramona - Roy Etzel & His Band* - Pop Journal - 28 Tops For Dancing (Vinyl 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Template:Album ratings Ramones was released on April 23, by Sire LP and received glowing reviews.
In May, John Rockwell of the New York Times published a rave review, saying: "What the Ramones do is deliver a nonstop set of short, brisk, monochromatically intense songs.
The ingredients are simplicity itself. Harrington declared that the album was a huge landmark for music history, proclaiming that "[it] split the history of rock 'n' roll in half. Young of Rolling Stone regarded Ramones as "one of the funniest rock records ever made and, LP, if punk continues to gain momentum, a historic turning point. Later reviews of Ramones tended to praise the album's influence on rock music.
InJeff Tamarkin of The AllMusic Guide to Rock said that the album ignited the punk rock era, writing: "rock's mainstream didn't know what hit it. Regardless of this critical acclaim, Ramones was not successful commercially. It only reached No. The album was included in Spin magazine 's List of Top Ten College Cult Classicswhere it was noted that "everything LP that's happened to music in the last fourteen years can be directly traced to the Ramones.
The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the induction ceremony, with the website stating that their first album changed the rock genre from "bloated and narcissistic", to "basic" rock and roll. They noted that the album "saved rock from itself and punk rock from art-gallery pretension. InRhino Records announced  the July 29 release of a 40th-anniversary deluxe edition comprising three CDs and one LP, including stereo and mono mixes of the original album; single mixes, outtakes and demos; and a live performance.
Ramones is considered to have established the musical genre of punk rockas well as popularizing it years afterward. Rombes wrote that it offered "alienated future rock", and that it "disconnected from tradition. Despite the lack of popularity in its era, the importance of the album for the development of punk rock music was incredible, influencing many of the most well-known names in punk rock, including the Sex PistolsBuzzcocksthe ClashBlack FlagMisfitsand Green Day.
Billie Joe Armstrongsinger for Green Day, explained his reasoning for listening to the band: "they had songs that just stuck in your head, just like a hammer they banged right into your brain.
Two-minute-long songs, very fast. Punk rock—that rama-lama super fast stuff—is totally down to the Ramones. Bands were just playing in an MC5 groove until then. It was the simple pop dream taken to its minimalist extreme. Each song LP Ramones has been covered by various bands. Template:Track listing Template:Track listing. Template:Track listing. Credits adapted from AllMusic. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on Retrieved Today New York Sire Records.
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