Thursday, December 9, 2010

the untold story of joey ramone.

I Slept With Joey Ramone, is certainly a title that grabs your attention, but it is not what it seems at first glance. No, this is not the memoir of a groupie, nor is it the story of a woman scorned. Look closer and you will see that it is A Punk Rock Family Memoir written by Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh along with Legs McNeil. This is the true story of what it was like being the brother of everyone's favorite Ramone. 

From childhood to Joey's tragic death of lymphoma, Mickey takes us on a journey and shows us how four guys turned themselves into The Ramones - changed the music world - and allowed a ridiculous feud to end what the world thought was iconic. 

Joey Ramone's story has never been so thoughtfully and deeply told than by his brother. 

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