The Ramones by The Ramones

The brick building at 2nd Street between Bowery and 2nd Ave. was the background for the Ramones self-titled debut studio album which was released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records.

The album cover was photographed by Punk magazine’s Roberta Bayley. Ramones peaked at Number 111 on the US Billboard 200 and was not commercially successful although it was ranked at number 33 in Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” in 2012.

The original pressing had the following songs:
“Blitzkrieg Bop”
“Beat on the Brat”
“Judy Is a Punk”
“I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”
“Chain Saw”
“Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue”
“I Don’t Wanna Go Down to the Basement”
“Havana Affair”
“Listen to My Heart”
“53rd & 3rd”
“Let’s Dance”
“I Don’t Wanna Walk Around with You”
“Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World”

Brick Building
2nd Ave & E 2nd St
New York NY 10003