Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Ramones: DOTM

This is another band whose DOTM I did back in 2007 but did a rotten job of.

Here is a proper one:

Ramones
Released in April 1976 by Sire.
Produced by Craig Leon and Tommy Ramone.
Band lineup:
Joey Ramone-vocals; Johnny Ramone-guitar; Dee Ramone-bass; Tommy Ramone-drums.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"Blitzkrieg Bop" "Beat on the Brat" "Havana Affair"
Notes:
Album was ranked #33 in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003;
Ranked #1 in Spin's 50 Most Essential Punk Records;

Leave Home
Released in January 1977 by Sire.
Produced by Tony Bongiovi and Tommy Ramone.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14

Rocket to Russia
Released in November 1977 by Sire.
Produced by Tony Bongiovi and Tommy Erdelyi.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"Rockaway Beach" "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" "Teenage Lobotomy"

Road to Ruin
Released in September 1978 by Sire.
Produced by Tommy Erdelyi and Ed Stasium.
Lineup changes:
Marky Ramone replaced Tommy on drums.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"I Wanna Be Sedated"

Its Alive
Live album released in April 1979 by Sire.
Produced by Tommy Ramone.
Tracks: 28

End of the Century
Released in February 1980 by Sire.
Produced by Phil Spector.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"Do You Remember Rock n Roll Radio?" "Chinese Rock" "Rock n Roll High School"

Pleasant Dreams
Released in July 1981 by Sire.
Produced by Graham Gouldman.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"We Want the Airwaves" "The KKK Took My Baby Away"

Subterranean Jungle
Released in February 1983 by Sire.
Produced by Ritchie Cordell and Glen Kolotkin.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"Psycho Therapy"

Too Tough to Die
Released in October 1984 by Sire.
Produced by Tommy Ramone and Ed Stasium.
Lineup changes:
Richie Ramone replaced Marky on drums.
Tracks: 13
Highlights:
"Durango 95"

Animal Boy
Released in May 1986 by Sire.
Produced by Jean Beauvoir.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"Somebody Put Something in My Drink"
Notes:
Album reached #143 on the Billboard 200 in 1986.

Halfway to Sanity
Released in September 1987 by Sire.
Produced by Daniel Rey and The Ramones.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"I Wanna Live"
Notes:
Album reached #172 on the Billboard 200 in 1987.

Ramones Mania
Compilation album released in May 1988 by Sire.
Tracks: 30

Brain Drain
Released in May 1989 by Sire.
Produced by Jean Beauvoir, Bill Laswell and Daniel Rey.
Lineup changes:
Marky Ramone returned to the lineup on drums.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
"I Believe in Miracles" "Palisades Park" "Pet Semetary"
Notes:
Album reached #122 on the Billboard 200 in 1989.

All the Stuff (And More) Volume 1
Compilation album released in May 1990 by Sire.
Tracks: 33

All the Stuff (And More) Volume 2
Compilation album released in May 1990 by Sire.
Tracks: 29

Loco Live
Live album released in 1991 by Sire.
Produced by The Ramones and Adam Yellin.
Tracks: 33

Mondo Bizarro
Released in September 1992 by Radioactive/Chyrsalis.
Produced by Ed Stasium.
Lineup changes:
C.J. Ramone replaced Dee Dee on bass.
Tracks: 13
Notes:
Album reached #190 on the Billboard 200 in 1992.

Acid Eaters
Released in December 1993 by Radioactive.
Produced by Scott Hackwith.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Notes:
Album reaached #179 on the Billboard 200 in 1994.

Adios Amigos
Released in July 1995 by Radioactive.
Produced by Daniel Rey.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 13
Notes:
Album reached #148 on the Billboard 200 in 1995.

Greatest Hits Live
Live album released in June 1996 by Radioactive.
Tracks: 18

We're Outta Here!
Live album released in November 1997 by Eagle Rock Records.
Tracks: 32

Hey Ho! Let's Go
Compilation album released in July 1999 by Rhino Entertainment.
Tracks: 58

Ramones Mania Volume 2
Compilation album released in April 2000 by EMI Japan.
Tracks: 25

You Don't Come Close
Live album released in May 2001 by Dynamic Italy.
Tracks: 11

Masters of Rock
Compilation album released in August 2001 by EMI.
Tracks: 20

Best of the Chrysalis Years
Compilation album released in May 2002 by EMI International.
Tracks: 18

Loud Faster Ramones
Compilation album released in October 2002 by Rhino.
Tracks: 30

The Chrysalis Years
Compilation album released in August 2002 by EMI International.
Tracks: 51

NYC 1978
Live album released in August 2003 by King Biscuit Records.
Tracks: 27

The Best of The Ramones
Compilation album released in May 2004 by Disky Records.
Tracks: 18

Weird Tales of the Ramones
Compilation album released in August 2005 by Rhino.
Tracks: 86 (+18 tracks on the included DVD)

Greatest Hits
Compilation album released in June 2006 by Rhino.
Tracks: 20

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