Good Bye Brother Tommy Ramone, Rest in Peace

July 14, 2014 1:59 PM

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Good Bye Brother Tommy Ramone, Rest in Peace

The world of Rock music is a tough one. Most bands don't make it past the school circuit. It is rare that a band becomes a global influence and changes the course of rock and roll history. That rare honor was bestowed upon The Ramones, whose last founding member, Tommy, passed away on Friday. He was an amazing talent, a true innovator, a virtuoso drummer and guitarist.

We were both born in Budapest, Hungary just about a mile apart, in a country that was living its dark days of Stalinist dictatorship the time. Tamás Erdélyi's (his real name) family fled to the United States after the failed 1956 anti-Soviet uprising. Before they left for Queens, New York, Tommy had...

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