Tommy Ramone, also known as Thomas Erdelyi (born Erdélyi Tamás; January 29, 1949 - July 11, 2014), was a Hungarian-American record producer and musician. He was born to Jewish parents in Budapest and grew up in Queens, New York City. He was the drummer for an early and important punk rock band, the Ramones.
at the Mountain Music Shoppe in Shawnee, Kansas
|Birth name||Tamás Erdélyi|
|Also known as||Tommy Ramone, Scotty, Thomas Erdelyi|
|Born||January 29, 1949|
|Origin||New York City, U.S.|
|Died||July 11, 2014 (aged 65)|
Ridgewood, Queens, New York City, U.S.
|Genres||Punk rock, bluegrass, hard rock|
|Instruments||Drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals|
|Years active||1974 - 1996|
|Labels||Sire, Radioactive, Chrysalis|
|Website||Official Ramones site|
- Melnick, Monte A.; Meyer, Frank (2003). On the Road with the Ramones. MJF Books. p. 18. ISBN 1-60671-020-6.
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