Lot #7287
Joey Ramone Handwritten Notes

Joey names his favorite music videos—”You Got Lucky,” “Beat It,” “Billy Jean,”and “Shock the Monkey”
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Estimate: $400+

Description

Joey names his favorite music videos—”You Got Lucky,” “Beat It,” “Billy Jean,”and “Shock the Monkey”

Joey Ramone’s handwritten notes on both sides of an off-white 11 x 8.25 notebook page, penned in black and blue ballpoint. The front side features notes on producer Alan Lorber and his brother’s band, in part [spelling and grammar retained]: “The Ratlers currently pre-recording 4 songs in the studio…with producer / Alan Lorbel / who’s career began in the early 60’s as a top notch arranger—producer—songwriter, publisher, has 90 chart singles & albums attributed to his credit / working with such great artists, Carol King, Leber & Stoller, Jerry Coffey, Phil Spector.” The reverse continues on Lorber, and mentions music videos from 1981 and 1982, in part: “Best rock videos, You Got Lucky Tom Petty, Imaginative, Beat It, Billy Jean, Herbie Hancock, Rock, Psycho Therapy, RnR Radio, Shock the Monkey, Love Me Two Times / Involved producing for such artists Shirells—Jackie Wilson, Lovin Spoonful, Originally called Mugwumps consitin of Cass Elliot, John Philps & Split to Calf, John Sabation joining up, Neil Sedaka—(Breaking Up Is Hard to Do) etc—Ultimate Spinach, Orpheus to name a few.” In fine condition, with a small stain. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Joey Ramone Estate. Pre-certified REAL.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels Of Modern Music
  • Dates: #494 - Ended March 01, 2017