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The Ramones

Bill Black, Sounds, 12 January 1985

ONE TWO THREE FOUR! Six, eight, ten? Is it really ten years since the Ramones turned a slum bar on the Bowery into the birthplace of 'punk' rock and with it sealed the fate of New York's CBGB's club as the haunt of such legendary names as Patti Smith, Television and Talking Heads?

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