The Ramones Get a Statue–in Croatia

ramones in Zagreb

This was forwarded to me from Lupiga.com, a website based in Croatia. I had Google translate it.

The entire original cast of cult Ramones no longer with us, and for 20 years after the Giants punk rock last played in Zagreb in this city’s legendary four devoted to the unusual tribute. In Hatza Street, as part of rock and roll theme park, last night was discovered sculpture Ramones.For inspiration served celebrity home plate with the debut of the band published in 1976 and is even faithfully portrayed the wall in front of which four are standing on is probably the most famous photograph of the band. For this occasion, pulled out the T-shirts out of the closet, while the speakers blared, who other than just the Ramones. At the unveiling of the sculpture found, of course, and Lupigina team.

The first went to Joey Ramone , 2001. A year behind him from living a printed and Dee Dee , three years later, and Johnny , to them this summer elsewhere joined Tommy Ramone. The entire original cast of cult Ramones no longer with us, and for 20 years after the Ramones last played in Zagreb , in this city’s legendary four devoted to the unusual tribute. At Hatza Street , the so-called green wave, within the sub-cultural center , last night discovered sculpture Ramones . That is one of the best bands in the history of music in the company of Joe Strummer of The Clash , Jimi Hendrix , John Lennon and Jack White who gained global popularity of The White Stripes .

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As inspiration for the sculpture served celebrity home plate with the debut of the band “The Ramones”, published in 1976, and is even faithfully portrayed the wall in front of which four are standing on is probably the most famous photograph of the band. Anyway, this photo was not taken as a cover, but it was a shooting for a magazine Punk

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