Results tagged with 'ramones'
Published Nov. 18, 2010
News that bohemian godmother Patti Smith won this year's National Book Award for nonfiction got me thinking about all the books I have read by or about musicians, and what they have meant to me. While I haven't got around to reading "Just Kids," Smith's book about her early days in New York with then boyfriend, Robert Mapplethorpe, I have definitely read an inordinate amount of books about pop music.
Published Dec. 23, 2008
Our holiday video today comes by way of Queens, N.Y. Enjoy peace on earth (or at home) with the Ramones.
Published Aug. 29, 2007
Kristal, who died in Manhattan on Tuesday of complications from lung cancer at age 75, launched CBGB's in 1973 and in doing so helped spark the New York punk scene that centered around his club until its recent closing.
Published Feb. 9, 2007
Rhys Chatham is one of those mythological figures in music, perhaps best known for combining minimalist music with heavy metal.
Published Nov. 18, 2004
"End of the Century," a musical documentary, takes viewers back to 1974 when four friends with a love for The Stooges and sniffing glue were putting together a band. That band was called The Ramones.
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