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  • Written and originally recorded by Bobby Freeman (1958)
  • Lead vocals: Joey Ramone
  • Guitar: Johnny Ramone
  • Backing vocals: Dee Dee Ramone
  • The band’s name Ramones was taken from Paul McCartneys use of the name as an alias during the early days he was a Beatle; all members of the band adopted the surname
  • Dee Dee Ramone died in 2002
  • Also recorded by Cliff Richard & Shadows (1962), Bobby Vee (1961), Bobby Sitting (1962), Beach Boys (1965), Four Seasons (1964), Caesar & Cleo (Sonny & Cher) (1964), Mamas & the Papas (1966), Del Shannon (1964),  Challengers (1965), Wailers (1965), Johnny Rivers (1966), We Five (1966), Sweet Somethings (1967), Kim Carnes (1971), Bette Midler (1973), Sandy Nelson (1973), Cliff Richard (1975), New World (1973), Baja Marimba Band (1973), Jigs (1973), John Lennon (1975), Los Valentinos (1975), T. Rex Disco Party (1975), Baracudaz (1976), Ray Stevens (1977), Bjorn Skifs (1977), Ol’ 55 (1977), Photos (1980), Tracy (1982), Dave Edmunds (1985), Lindisfarne (1987), ‘Papa’ John DeFranceso (1993), Devon Sinclair (1993), Wax (1996), Peggy Booka (1998), Parasites (1997), Rivieras (2000), Nightbreakers (2001), P.P.M. (2001), Raimundos (2001), Susan Wong (2002), Kristy Krash Majors (2003), Playmates (2003), Daniel O’Donnell (2004), Tech-9 (2007), Chris Farmer (2008), Ash (2011), Doug Ferony (2011), Rachael MacFarlane (20012) and many others

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