Exceptional collection of CJ Ramone’s itineraries, backstage passes, never-before-seen photos, and ephemera from the Ramones’ Japanese tours of 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1995, including: a fantastic 8 x 11 photograph album containing 42 color glossy photos, 3.5 x 5 and 5 x 3.5, showing the Ramones and various crew-members during their final days in Japan after playing a series of three Tokyo shows in early January 1993, with several excellent candid images of Joey, Johnny, CJ, and Marky Ramone relaxing and walking around hotel lobbies and airport terminals; a group of three itinerary packets for the Ramones’ 12-concert tour of Japan between September 3-16, 1990, with included band/crew list and laminated “All Areas” backstage pass for a show at Club Citta; a laminated “All Areas” backstage pass for a Tokyo concert in February 1991; an itinerary packet for the Ramones’ 13-concert Adios Amigos tour of Japan between October 16 and November 2, 1995, with included tour calendar for November-December 1995 and a laminated “All Access” pass for the Japanese Adios Amigos tour; a Japanese Rolling Stone magazine from April 2009, 138 pages, 9.25 x 11.25, showing the band seated on the front cover; and a Japanese program for the 2003 documentary End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones, housed in its original album sleeve with original Ramones plastic gift bag and an accompanying laminated “All Access” pass for the Ramones anniversary party at Hollywood’s Avalon Theatre on September 12, 2004. Some of the packets and sheets are annotated in pencil or ballpoint. In overall fine condition, with expected wear. From the collection of bassist CJ Ramone, and accompanied by a signed letter of provenance.
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