Lot #315
Joey Ramone

Ramone’s personal Rolodex, full of record companies, musicians, and agents
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Description

Ramone’s personal Rolodex, full of record companies, musicians, and agents

Joey Ramone’s personal Rolodex, 5.5 x 3.5 x 10, consisting of numerous cards bearing typed addresses or stapled business cards of Ramone’s associates. Some interesting business cards include Ramone’s personal Addicted to Noise card, Arista Records, Rock 'n' Roll High School producer Allan Arkush, Epitaph Records, EMI Records, Footlight Records, Geffen Records, rock ‘n’ roll photographer Bob Gruen, Instinct Records, Wayne Kramer, Lucinda Williams, MCA Records, a few different people at MTV, Rip magazine, the Ramones UK Fan Club, Spin Records, Motorhead’s agent, and a few different radio stations, including K-Rock. Typed phone number and address cards for the Bottom Line venue, a CBGB booking agent, Stan Lee of the Dickies, the Goo Goo Dolls, and Sire Records are included. Epitaph Records and Lucinda Williams cards both bear ballpoint notations in Ramone’s hand. Five cards also have phone numbers and other notations to the reverse in Ramone’s hand. His rolodex also reveals an affinity for fine Japanese cuisine. Expected wear from use, including creases to corner tips and letter tabs, otherwise fine condition. Provenance: Joey Ramone Estate. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Joey Ramone Estate. RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #403 - Ended February 21, 2013