Tommy Ramone On Drums

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Buried Here –
Tommy Ramone, who was born Tamás Erdélyi. Tommy was the drummer for the Ramones for the first four years of the band’s existence. Tommy was also the last surviving original member of the Ramones.

He played drums for the band from 1974 through 1978 and co-produced the bands first three albums, “Ramones“, “Leave Home“,  “Rocket to Russia” and the live album “It’s Alive“. His final show as drummer was at a benefit event at CBGB’s in New York on May 4, 1978. Tommy was replaced on drums in 1978 by Marky Ramone.

Tommy died at his home in Ridgewood, New York on July 11, 2014, at the age of 65 from bile duct cancer.

Ramones Discography

1976 – Ramones
1977 – Leave Home
1977 – Rocket to Russia
1978 – Road to Ruin
1980 – End of the Century
1981 – Pleasant Dreams
1983 – Subterranean Jungle
1984 – Too Tough to Die
1986 – Animal Boy
1987 – Halfway to Sanity
1989 – Brain Drain
1992 – Mondo Bizarro
1993 – Acid Eaters
1995 – ¡Adios Amigos!

New Montefiore Cemetery
1180 Wellwood Ave
West Babylon New York 11704

Buried Here - Tommy Ramone