On August 26th, a tribute event took place to the late Ramones guitarist, Johnny Ramone, at the place where he was buried, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
The event is held annually and this time, it featured very special guests: Linda Ramone, Johnny’s widow, Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day), Duff McKagan (Guns N ‘Roses), Steve Jones (Sex Pistols) and Fred Armisen, musician and actor known by the series Portlandia, presented classics like “Rockaway Beach”, “Danny Says” and “Judy Is a Punk”.
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In 2009, he appeared on Time’s list of “The 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players”. In 2012, he was ranked #8 on Spin’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. He is also ranked #28 on the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” list in Rolling Stone.