Ramones – Around the World

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Ramones – Around the World is a 1998 video of the New York punk band The Ramones. It consists of home video footage from Marky Ramone [1] of the band's extensive touring and backstage footage along with live performances, and is considered by critics to give a much more accurate picture of the band than later, slicker productions, such as Ramones: Raw.[2] It showcases the huge affection their core fans felt for the band[3] but also the regard the third wave of punk influenced bands had for them,[4] The title should not be confused with Rock Around The World, a 1970s syndicated live-concert radio series which featured the Ramones in one episode.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Origin of project
  2. ^ Film’s superiority to later Re-Vamps
  3. ^ ”On the road with the Ramones” Melnick,M/Meyer,F: London, Sanctuary,2002 ISBN 1-86074-514-8 p282
  4. ^ ”hey ho, lets go: the story of The Ramones” True,E: London, Omnibus,2002 ISBN 0-7119-9108-1 p336