As frontman, songwriter and most prominent visual presence of punk pioneers the Ramones, Joey was a prime mover in musical and cultural revolution whose repercussions are still being felt. After the band hung up it's spurs in 1996, he launched his solo career, brimming with new ideas and adventurous new songs, before his progress was cruelly cut short by his death from lymphoma on April 15, 2001. YA KNOW whose title refers to the phrase that was a ubiquitous staple of Joeys conversation, and which will be the legendary singer/songwriters final album adds a significant new chapter to the seminal punk icons hugely influential body of work. The tracks were drawn from a cache of demos and unreleased recordings that Joey had cut at various times during the last decade and a half of his life. It's a riveting collection of previously unheard songs that embody Joeys trademark intensity, wit and infectious hooksmanship, and that will stand proudly alongside his most beloved Ramones compositions.
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