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Johnny Ramone has passed on :(

Okay, to anybody who's ever slung a guitar over their shoulder and belted out a 5th chord, this sucks. Johnny Ramone, the guitar player for perhaps the most important punk band ever, has died of prostate cancer at 55. Tommy, the drummer, is the only original member of the band left.

R.I.P.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...mu/obit_ramone

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Today is being declared an official day of mourning.

I will be sitting shiva by the CD changer.

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Yeah, we would spend countless hours NOT studying in college, playing guitar to the Ramones. The first complete song I learned was 'Sheena is a punk rocker'. Of course, it was only 4 or so chords. I'll have to break out the guitar and amp tonight, turn it up to 4 and see how long it takes for hte cops to show up.

I think I can still play the complete Legacy of Brutality CD..but that's the Misfits (another great punk band).

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