“People have been sneaking off to the Kissing Rock for hundreds of years. You go there with somebody… and you can feel the ghosts of the other lovers spying on you, pushing you to do it. You know, you should never disappoint a ghost.”
Joey Ramone was rushed to the New York Hospital Burn Center and was treated for burns in 1977 after a vaporizer he used to open his vocal cords blew up in his face before The Ramones performed one evening. This incident inspired him to write “I Wanna Be Sedated”. Photo by Danny Fields.