9781454918349

Ramones at 40

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  • ISBN13:

    9781454918349

  • ISBN10:

    1454918349

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-04-19
  • Publisher: Sterling
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Summary

The Ramones helped kick-start the punk movement and change rock history. Now, on the 40th anniversary of their critically acclaimed debut album, comes the first fully illustrated color coffee-table book on the legendary band. Written by veteran music journalist Martin Popoff, The Ramones at 40 explodes with visuals and offers fresh, thoughtful writing, stand-alone features, interviews, and a full discography. It covers the group’s early days and the CBGB crowd, classic albums and rarities, European tours, critical reception, politics, induction into the Hall of Fame, effect on pop culture, and so much more. With a foreword by Ramones’ bandmember C. J. Ramone, every Ramones fan will want this on their bookshelf!

Author Biography

A Ramones fan since ’76, Martin Popoff is the author of 49 rock books, including Fade to Black: Hard Rock Cover Art of the Vinyl Age (Sterling) as well as a 20-year veteran writer for the likes of Goldmine, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles, Guitar World, CMJ, and bravewords.com. Additionally, Martin has served as consultant and researcher for Banger Films on feature films as well as the TV series Metal Evolution and Rock Icons, and is a regular speaker at conferences on the history of heavy metal. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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