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Dee Dee Ramone Handwritten Lyrics for 'Cretin Family'

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Handwritten lyrics by Dee Dee Ramone for the song ‘Cretin Family,’ unsigned, penned in ballpoint on two off-white 8.25 x 11.5 sheets. Ramone writes the title above, “Cretin Family,” and the lyrics below, in full: “I am not so upset, about my horriable self, But why dont you, go upset yourself / Hey Here's the mirror, see your stupide face, What a disgrace man, and you know it's true / Dont stare at me, its freaking me out, Look what happeneng now, its all your fault, you cant do nothin, absoloutly nothin okay, why dont you get a hula hoop an, do the cretin hop an, I am never ever wrong, dont tell me what to do, Here's a little curse, its from me too you, Its nothin's gonna happen, nothin ever will, youll be misserable every day, your luck will allway’s be bad, Cretin Family, Cretin Family, Cretin Family, everyone’s against me.” In fine condition. Co-written by Dee Dee and producer Daniel Rey, ‘Cretin Family’ is the eighth track on the fourteenth and final studio album by the Ramones; it’s also the tenth track on the Ramones live album Greatest Hits Live, which was recorded at The Academy in New York City on February 29, 1996.

From the Ramones and Punk Collection of Daniel Rey, and accompanied by a letter of provenance.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Ramones collection of Daniel Rey
  • Dates: #626 - Ended September 25, 2021

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