Summary: guitarist and founding member of the pioneering punk band the Ramones whose influence from the Sex Pistols and the Clash to U2 and Nirvana, in which the band recorded 21 albums and its hits include Teenage Lobotomy and Rock 'n' Roll High School.
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer
Born: October 8, 1948
Died: September 15, 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California