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Lobotomy : Surviving the Ramones (Paperback) (Dee Dee Ramone)

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Lobotomy is a lurid and unlikely temperance tract from the underbelly of rock 'n' roll. Taking readers on a wild rollercoaster ride from his crazy childhood in Berlin and Munich to his lonely methadone-soaked stay at a cheap hotel in Earl's Court and newfound peace on the straight and narrow, Dee Dee Ramone catapults readers into the raw world of sex, addiction, and two-minute songs. It isn't pretty. With the velocity of a Ramones song, Lobotomy rockets from nights at CBGB's to the breakup of the Ramones' happy family with an unrelenting backbeat of hate and squalor: his girlfriend ODs; drug buddy Johnny Thunders steals his ode to ******, "Chinese Rock"; Sid Vicious shoots up using toilet water; and a pistol-wielding Phil Spector holds the band hostage in Beverly Hills. Hey! Ho! Let's go!
Number of Pages: 288.0
Genre: Music, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Genres + Styles / Punk, Entertainment + Performing Arts
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Dee Dee Ramone
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2016
TCIN: 50987519
UPC: 9780306824982
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-6280

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