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Punking Out (1978)

Documents the beginning of the punk rock movement in New York City at CBGB’s, a punk night club, and the lifestyle that revolves around this scene. Presents a sometimes shocking look at the attitudes and motivations behind the movement through interviews with outspoken club-goers and band members of the Ramones, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, and the Dead Boys. IMDb

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Hey Is Dee Dee Home? (2002) Ramones NYC Punk Johnny Thunders Heroin Chinese Rocks

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Damn, I wish I coulda chilled with Dee Dee when he was still alive.

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“This program features Lech Kowalski’s 2003 documentary feature about the life and times of Ramones bassist and all-star burn out, Dee Dee Ramone (1952-2002). Dee Dee’s life is a fascinating character study of a punk rock legend who never grew up. Listen to Dee Dee’s account with director Lech Kowalski, to discuss Johnny Thunders for the film ‘Born to Lose.’ Relive the battlefield history of rock and roll through the memories of this ordinary, yet extraordinary guy from Queens whose songs distilled frustration, humor, and pleasure, into the energetic melodies that made the Ramones a worldwide influence!” –IMDb

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