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Dee Dee Ramone

1951 - 2002

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Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), better known by his stage name Dee Dee Ramone, was an American musician. He was the bassist and a founding member of the punk rock band the Ramones. Throughout the band's existence, he was the most prolific lyricist and composer, writing many of their best-known songs, such as "53rd & 3rd", "Chinese Rock", "Commando", "Wart Hog", "Rockaway Beach", "Poison Heart" and "Bonzo Goes To Bitburg" (also known as "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dee Dee Ramone has received more than 3,159,473 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Dee Dee Ramone is the 473rd most popular musician (down from 439th in 2019), the 2,550th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,337th in 2019) and the 142nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Dee Dee Ramone ranks 473 out of 2,662Before him are Jason Newsted, Bert Kaempfert, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Bronisław Huberman, Ian McDonald, and Salvatore Accardo. After him are Uli Jon Roth, Gato Barbieri, Jan Hammer, Milton Nascimento, Ginette Neveu, and David Helfgott.

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Among people born in 1951, Dee Dee Ramone ranks 98Before him are Lynda Carter, John McTiernan, Julian Schnabel, Behgjet Pacolli, Karekin II, and Beverly D'Angelo. After him are Tommy Bolin, Dražen Dalipagić, Angelique Rockas, Pierre Lemaitre, Enki Bilal, and Ondrej Nepela. Among people deceased in 2002, Dee Dee Ramone ranks 91Before him are Marina Berti, Roberto Matta, Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Shigeo Sugimoto, Barbara Valentin, and Michail Stasinopoulos. After him are Eugenio Coșeriu, Karel Reisz, Jacques Massu, Cyrus Vance, Joseph Bonanno, and Alexander Lebed.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dee Dee Ramone ranks 2,550 out of 18,182Before him are Debra Winger (1955), Alfred Bester (1913), Anna May Wong (1905), Shannen Doherty (1971), Sue Lyon (1946), and Joe Dante (1946). After him are Taylor Swift (1989), Chris Rock (1965), John Grinder (1940), Don McLean (1945), Rodney Alcala (1943), and William Heard Kilpatrick (1871).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Dee Dee Ramone ranks 142Before him are Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), King Oliver (1881), Dennis Wilson (1944), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Captain Beefheart (1941), and Jason Newsted (1963). After him are Tommy Bolin (1951), Pat Metheny (1954), Coleman Hawkins (1904), Clifford Brown (1930), Tito Puente (1923), and Randy Rhoads (1956).