1. 10

    Marriage is worse than dying. Why stay with one person for fifty years? We advise against marriage.

  2. 9

    The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.

  3. 8

    We decided to start our own group because we were bored with everything we heard... Everything was 10th-generation Led Zeppelin... Overproduced, or just junk. We missed music like it used to be.

  4. 7

    Well, weight you can always lose, but hair you can't get back.

  5. 6

    Rock n' roll is very special to me. It's my lifeblood.

  6. 5

    I hate to blow the mystique, but at the time we really liked bubblegum music, and we really liked the Bay City Rollers. Their song 'Saturday Night' had a great chant in it, so we wanted a song with a chant in it: 'Hey! Ho! Let's Go!'. 'Blitzkrieg Bop' was our 'Saturday Night'.

  7. 4

    When a band like Blondie re-forms, you wish them the best.

  8. 3

    When I was a kid growing up in the '60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it's just like a big business.

  9. 2

    What they teach you in school doesn't prepare you for life. Textbooks don't compare to living in the real world. Rock and roll teaches you how to live.

  10. 1

    For me, punk is about real feelings. It's not about, 'Yeah, I am a punk and I'm angry.' That's a lot of crap. It's about loving the things that really matter: passion, heart and soul.

  11. Last Update: 6 December 2022

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