I Slept with Joey Ramone: A Punk Rock Family Memoir

Mickey Leigh (Author) Legs McNeil (With)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Touchstone Books
Publish Date
November 09, 2010
Pages
418
Dimensions
5.59 X 1.18 X 8.36 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439159750
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About the Author

Mickey Leigh, born Mitch Hyman, has been a major player in the rock n roll world since the late seventies. He was a major contributor to the music of The Ramones and has been in several bands, including The Rattlers, which included the (in)famous Lester Bangs. He currently lives in New York.

Legs McNeil is the coauthor of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, a book widely hailed as the definitive work on the subject. The founder of the seminal magazine that gave punk its name, he is a former editor at Spin and editor-in-chief of Nerve. McNeil also wrote Marilyn Chambers's comeback film, Still Insatiable. He is also the author of the forthcoming The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry. He divides his time between New York and Los Angeles.

Reviews

"Mickey Leigh's story makes for compelling reading. "I Slept With Joey Ramone" is funny, sad, shocking and surprising and best of all, brutally honest." -- John Holmstrom, Co-founder of "PUNK" Magazine
"Mickey's cool new book is not only important, it's very, very moving. Joey's overcoming incredible adversity to be the lead singer in one of the greatest and most influential Rock bands of all time will be an inspiration for every kid that doesn't quite "fit it." -- Steven Van Zandt
"Joey Ramone kick started my career as a singer ... blame him." -- Bono