Born Today: Dee Dee Ramone
Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American songwriter and musician, best known as founding member, songwriter and bassist for punk rock band the Ramones. Learn more about this 2002 inductee at the Library and Archives.
Audio clip: Ramones, “Rockaway Beach,” recorded at CBGB, New York, NY on October 29, 1977. From the James Brawley Collection.