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Ramones Raw (2004)

Climb in the van, buckle your seat belt and hang on tight because you're about to experience life on the road with the founding fathers of punk rock, The Ramones! The band that started it ... See full summary »

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Climb in the van, buckle your seat belt and hang on tight because you're about to experience life on the road with the founding fathers of punk rock, The Ramones! The band that started it all stars in this all encompassing video scrapbook spanning the Ramones history making career circa 1979-1996, most of which is seen here exclusively for the first time anywhere! Ramones Raw includes vintage concert footage professionally shot on film in 1980, archived and nearly forgotten for over 20 years, plus countless memorable moments from the band's illustrious career, rare TV appearances, backstage footage and LOTS more all set within the core; a plethora of home video from the Ramones personal archives. Armed with a Hi-8 camera on the road for the final 8 years of the band's world tours, Marky Ramone captured it all on tape; the good, the bad and the ugly, immortalized here your viewing pleasure. No. 1 selling Director and Ramones aficionado John Cafiero has culled the cream of the crop of "... Written by Anonymous

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Everytime I Eat Vegetables It Makes Me Think of You
Written by Joey Ramone
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Very entertaining
18 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Ramones Raw is a DVD I'd recommend to most Ramones fans .This isn't End Of The Century : The Story of The Ramones. It doesn't try to tell us the story of the band, rather its a collection of Marky Ramones private video footage, concert footage and other rare footage of the Ramones. As a Ramones fan, I found the DVD very entertaining, both for the concert footage and other footage, which usually shows the band abroad in different parts of the world on tour.Apart from the main feature, there are several special features. An audio commentary with Marky and Johnny Ramones as well as the DVD's producer provides an insight to some of the stuff going on ,on screen. Also included are several TV appearances and deleted scenes. All in all, Ramones Raw isn't a serious film about what it takes to be in a band, rather it gives an entertaining look at the band during their career.


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