Ramones discography

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Ramones discography
Releases
Studio albums 14
Live albums 6
Compilation albums 12
Singles 71
Music videos 32

The discography of the American punk rock band Ramones, formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York in 1974, contains 14 studio albums. They recorded their debut album, Ramones, in February 1976, which had a length of approximately 29 minutes, and was well received by critics.

Their 14th and last studio album ¡Adios Amigos! was released in July, 1995.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
CA
[2]
NL
[3]
NO
[4]
NZ
[5]
SWE
[6]
UK
[7]
1976 Ramones
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: April 23, 1976, US: Gold
111 48
1977 Leave Home
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: January 10, 1977
148 45
Rocket to Russia
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: November 4, 1977
49 36 31 60
1978 Road to Ruin
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: September 22, 1978
103 25 32
1980 End of the Century
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: February 4, 1980
44 41 27 36 48 10 14
1981 Pleasant Dreams
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: July 20, 1981
58 35
1983 Subterranean Jungle
  • Labels: Sire
  • Released: February 28, 1983
83
1984 Too Tough to Die 171 49 63
1986 Animal Boy
  • Labels: Sire, Beggars Banquet
  • Released: May 19, 1986
143 94 37 38
1987 Halfway to Sanity
  • Labels: Sire, Beggars Banquet
  • Released: September 15, 1987
172 68 43 78
1989 Brain Drain
  • Labels: Sire, Chrysalis
  • Released: May 18, 1989
122 41 75
1992 Mondo Bizarro
  • Labels: Radioactive, Chrysalis
  • Released: September 1, 1992
190 41 87
1993 Acid Eaters
  • Labels: Radioactive, Chrysalis
  • Released: December 1, 1993
179 48 26
1995 ¡Adios Amigos!
  • Labels: Radioactive, Chrysalis
  • Released: July 18, 1995
148 16 62

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions
SWE
[6]
UK
[7]
1979 It's Alive 38 27
1992 Loco Live[10]
  • Released: March 1992
  • Label: Sire
1996 Greatest Hits Live[11]
1997 We're Outta Here![12]
  • Released: November 1997
  • Label: MCA
2001 You Don't Come Close[13]
2003 NYC 1978[14]
  • Released: August 2003
  • Label: King Biscuit
2011 Live On Air[15]
  • Released: January 2011
  • Label: Westworld

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
BEL
[16]
CA
[2]
SPA
[17]
SWE
[6]
UK
[7]
1988 Ramones Mania (The Best Of 1976-1988)
  • Released: May 1988
  • Labels: Sire
168 84 47
1990 All The Stuff (And More!) Volume 1 (First and second albums plus extra tracks)[18]
  • Released: May 1990
  • Labels: Sire
All The Stuff (And More!) Volume 2 (Third and fourth albums plus extra tracks)[19]
1999 Hey! Ho! Let's Go: The Anthology (The Best Of 1975-1996)
  • Released: July 1999
  • Labels: Rhino
46 32 13 74
2000 Ramones Mania 2 (The Best of 1989-1996)
  • Released: April 2000
  • Labels: Phantom
2001 Masters of Rock: Ramones (The Best of 1989-1995)
  • Released: August 2001
  • Labels: EMI
2002 Best of the Chrysalis Years (The Best of 1989-1995)
  • Released: May 2002
  • Labels: EMI
27
Loud, Fast Ramones: Their Toughest Hits (The Best Of 1975-1996)
  • Released: October 2002
  • Labels: WEA
The Chrysalis Years (Final four albums plus Loco Live)
  • Released: December 2002
  • Labels: EMI International
61
2004 The Best of the Ramones (The Best of 1989-1995)
  • Released: May 2004
  • Labels: Simply the Best
2005 Weird Tales of the Ramones
  • Released: August 2005
  • Labels: Rhino/Warner Bros.
2006 Greatest Hits (The Best Of 1976-1989)
  • Released: June 2006
  • Labels: Rhino
2007 Essential
  • Released: July 16, 2007
  • Labels: Chrysalis
2012 Opus Collection: Rockaway Beach
  • Released: August 14, 2007
  • Labels: Starbucks, Rhino
153
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not certified.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
US
[21]
US MDR
[21]
BEL
[16]
IRE
[22]
NL
[3]
SWE
[6]
UK
[7]
1976 "Blitzkrieg Bop" b/w "Havana Affair" Ramones
"I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" b/w "I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You"
1977 "I Remember You" b/w "California Sun" Leave Home
"Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" b/w "I Don't Care" 81 20 22 Rocket to Russia
"Swallow My Pride" b/w "Pinhead" 36 Leave Home
"Rockaway Beach" b/w "Babysitter" 66 Rocket to Russia
1978 "Do You Wanna Dance?" b/w "It's a Long Way Back to Germany" 86
"Don't Come Close" b/w "I Don't Want You" 39 Road to Ruin
"Needles and Pins" b/w "I Wanted Everything"
1979 "She's the One" b/w "I Wanna Be Sedated"
"Rock 'n' Roll High School" b/w "I Want You Around" 7 5 67 Rock 'n' Roll High School
1980 "Baby, I Love You" b/w "High Risk Insurance" 25 5 8 End of the Century
"Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?" b/w "Let's Go" 54
"I Wanna Be Sedated" b/w "The Return of Jackie and Judy" Times Square
1981 "We Want the Airwaves" b/w "You Sound Like You're Sick" [A] Pleasant Dreams
"She's a Sensation" b/w "All's Quiet on the Eastern Front"
1983 "Psycho Therapy" b/w "My-My Kind of a Girl" Subterranean Jungle
"Time Has Come Today" b/w "Outsider"
1984 "Howling at the Moon (Sha-La-La)" b/w "Smash You" 85
[B]
Too Tough to Die
1985 "Chasing the Night" b/w "Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love)"
"Bonzo Goes to Bitburg" b/w "Go Home Ann"/"Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love)" 81 Animal Boy
1986 "Somebody Put Something in My Drink" b/w "Animal Boy" 69
[C]
"Something to Believe In" b/w "Love Kills"
"Crummy Stuff" b/w "She Belongs to Me" 98
1987 "A Real Cool Time" b/w "Life Goes On" 85 Halfway to Sanity
"I Wanna Live" b/w "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)"
1989 "Pet Sematary" b/w "All Screwed Up" 4 Brain Drain
"I Believe in Miracles" b/w "Zero Zero UFO"
1992 "Poison Heart" b/w "Censorshit" 6 69 Mondo Bizarro
"Strength to Endure" b/w "The Ballad of Tipper Gore"
1993 "Touring" b/w "Cabbies on Crack"
"Journey to the Center of the Mind" b/w "Surfin' Safari" Acid Eaters
"Substitute" b/w "Can't Seem to Make You Mine"
1994 "7 and 7 Is" b/w "Out of Time"
1995 "I Don't Want to Grow Up" b/w "R.A.M.O.N.E.S." 30 ¡Adios Amigos!

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Notes
1978 "I'm Against It" Previously Unreleased, Promo Only
"Don't Come Close" Previously Unreleased, Promo Only
1979 "Do You Wanna Dance?" From Rock N' Roll High School: The Movie
"I Want You Around" From Rock N' Roll High School: The Movie
"I Just Wanna Have Something To Do" From Rock N' Roll High School: The Movie
"Rock N' Roll High School" From Rock N' Roll High School: The Movie
"Rock ' Roll High School"
1980 "Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?"
1981 "We Want The Airwaves"
"It's Not My Place (In The 9 To 5 World)" From It's Alive 1974-1996
"The KKK Took My Baby Away" From It's Alive 1974-1996
1983 "Psycho Therapy"
"Time Has Come Today"
1984 "Howling At The Moon (Sha-la-la)"
1986 "Something To Believe In"
"Somebody Put Something In My Drink" (Rough Cut) From It's Alive 1974-1996
1987 "I Wanna Live"
1988 "I Wanna Be Sedated"
1989 "Pet Sematary" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
"Pet Sematary"
"Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)"
1990 "I Believe In Miracles"
1991 "Blitzkrieg Bop" (Loco Live)
1992 "Poison Heart"
"Strength To Endure"
"Touring" (Original Version) From Ramones: RAW
"Touring" (Mondo Bizarro World Tour version)
"Cabbies On Crack" (Previously Unreleased)
1994 "Substitute"
1995 "Spiderman" (Animated Version - Ramones In Color)
"Spiderman" Saturday Morning Cartoons Greatest Hits Promo, Previously Unreleased
1996 "I Don't Wanna Grow Up"

Films[edit]

Year Film Director Certifications
(sales thresholds)
1976 The Blank Generation Ivan Kral, Amos Poe
1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School Allan Arkush
1990 Lifestyles of the Ramones George Seminara[23]
1993 "Rosebud" (The Simpsons) Wes Archer
1998 Ramones - Around the World Marky Ramone[24]
2002 The Ramones and I Rusty Nails[25]
2003 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Jim Fields, Michael Gramaglia
2004 Ramones: Raw John Cafiero[26]
2006 Too Tough to Die: a Tribute to Johnny Ramone Mandy Stein[27]
2007 It's Alive 1974-1996 George Seminara[28]

Tribute albums[edit]

Full album tributes[edit]

Year Album Artist Record company
1987 Ramones Operation Ivy Metropolis Records
1992 Ramones Screeching Weasel Selfless Records
1998 Leave Home The Vindictives Selfless Records
1994 Rocket To Russia The Queers Selfless Records, Liberation Records
1996 Rocket to Ramonia The Huntingtons Burnt Toast Vinyl
1997 Pleasant Dreams Beatnik Termites Clearview Records
1998 Road To Ruin The Mr. T Experience Clearview Records
1997 It's Alive Parasites Clearview Records
1998 End Of The Century Boris The Sprinkler Clearview Records
1998 Too Tough To Die Jon Cougar Concentration Camp Liberation Records
1999 File Under Ramones The Huntingtons Tooth and Nail Records
2000 Too Tough To Die The McRackins Clearview Records
2011 Osaka Ramones Shonen Knife Good Charamel Records

Other tributes[edit]

Year Album Artist(s) Record Company
1991 Gabba Gabba Hey: A Tribute to the Ramones Various Triple X Records
1998 Blitzkrieg Over You Nasty Vinyl
2001 Ramones Maniacs Trend Is Dead! Records
2002 Strength To Endure: A Tribute To Ramones & Motorhead Riotgun. & Bullet Treatment Basement Records
2002 The Song Ramones The Same Various White Jazz Records
2002 Ramones Forever: An International Tribute Radical Records
2003 We're A Happy Family: A Tribute To Ramones Columbia Records
2004 Sniffin' Glue: A Las Vegas Tribute To The Ramones Afternoon Records
2005 Guitar Tribute To The Ramones Tribute Sounds Records
2005 The Rockabilly Tribute To Ramones CMH Records
2005 Pan For Punks...A Steelpan Tribute To The Ramones Tracy Thornton Pandemic Records
2006 Brats On The Beat: Ramones For Kids Various Go-Kart Records
2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of the Ramones Rockabye Baby Records
2008 Bossa N' Ramones Music Brokers Records

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