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.


Side A:
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

Side B:
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


Joey Ramone – lead vocals
Johnny Ramone – guitar
Dee Dee Ramone – bass guitar, backing vocals, co-lead vocals
Tommy Ramone – drums, backing vocals 

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