Dee Dee Ramone - Quotes

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I'd like to congratulate myself, and thank myself, and give myself a big pat on the back.

I'd like to congratulate myself, and thank myself, and give myself a big pat on the back.

I like the guitar better these days. I like the bass, too, but it's hard to fit a bass amp in a small car. ---->>>

I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol.

I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol.

I haven't done rap... I can't do that too well. ---->>>

I'm really lucky I'm still around. Everybody expected me to die next... But it was always someone else instead of me. ---->>>

The main issue was deciding what to play: Should it be old Ramones material or new material? I had about three albums worth of new material, but I knew that people would rather hear the Ramones songs. ---->>>

When I got into rap I didn't exactly win any popularity contests. I called myself Dee Dee King, after B.B. King, to the total dismay of my fellow Ramones. ---->>>

I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again. ---->>>

I didn't have the confidence to leave the band because of a solo career, or anything like that. I just wanted to grow. ---->>>

I like California a lot more than New York these days. ---->>>

Ricky Nelson... I couldn't believe it when he died. He was a great rock star. ---->>>

I couldn't do rap. I was trying. I don't know how. I'm not good enough to know. ---->>>

I think it would be nice to be a prince. ---->>>

I used to be a hairdresser. ---->>>

I was a big troublemaker in the group. I put them through a lot of pain, but as much as I gave to them, they gave right back to me. ---->>>

Metallica - they're so demonic, they're crazy, I don't know how they do it. ---->>>

No one in the group was really growing up besides me, which is pretty weird 'cause there was no one in that group more self-destructive than I was. ---->>>

We didn't do an American tour because it I know it wouldn't go down well. ---->>>

It was sad when Sid Vicious died... I was freaked out when Phil Lynott died from Thin Lizzy. I cried. It was too crazy. ---->>>

Billboard called my solo album, 'Standing In The Spotlight,' a great party album and even said that my raps put the Beastie Boys to shame. ---->>>

I loved rap, especially in the early days. But I wasn't trying to shove it down anybody's throats. ---->>>

It's very expensive to bring a band to New York.

It's very expensive to bring a band to New York.

It's very hard to tour.

It's very hard to tour.

We're playing at our level of ability. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-18, 1952
Birthplace: in Fort Lee, Virginia, The United States
Die: 06-05, 2002
Occupation: Musician

Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for the punk rock band the Ramones. Though nearly all of the Ramones' songs were credited equally to all the band members, Dee Dee was the band's most prolific lyricist and composer, writing many of their best-known songs, such as "53rd & 3rd", "Commando", "Wart Hog", "Rockaway Beach", and "Poison Heart" (wikipedia)