Lobotomy

Lobotomy

Surviving the Ramones

Book - 2000
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Lobotomy is a lurid and unlikely temperance tract from the underbelly of rock 'n' roll. Taking readers on a wild rollercoaster ride from his crazy childhood in Berlin and Munich to his lonely methadone-soaked stay at a cheap hotel in Earl's Court and newfound peace on the straight and narrow, Dee Dee Ramone catapults readers into the raw world of sex, addiction, and two-minute songs. It isn't pretty. With the velocity of a Ramones song, Lobotomy rockets from nights at CBGB's to the breakupof the Ramones' happy family with an unrelenting backbeat of hate and squalor: his girlfriend ODs; drug buddy Johnny Thunders steals his ode to heroin, "Chinese Rock"; Sid Vicious shoots up using toilet water; and a pistol-wielding Phil Spector holds the band hostage in Beverly Hills. Hey! Ho! Let's go!
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, [2000], ©2000
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781560252528
1560252529
Branch Call Number: 782.42 Ra
Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Kofman, Veronica
Alternative Title: Surviving the Ramones

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Ramones' bassist Dee Dee explains his youth and the trying times of being in a semi-successful touring band.


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drofdeb Nov 26, 2013

This is the most depressing book I have ever read...Dee Dee's life was a mess.

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