Ever since they rocketed out of Queens in 1974, the Ramones have inspired countless kids worldwide to pick up guitars and rock. Bringing a bubblegum sensibility to the fast-and-hard mentality, their primal sound is considered a blueprint for all things resembling snotty, catchy, ear-bleeding punk rock. The Ramones’ follow-up to their astounding self-titled debut showcases a slightly poppier sound but with the same winning results. Originally released in 1977, Leave Home features the classic Ramone’s cuts “Pinhead,” “Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment” and “Commando.
• 180g Vinyl LP
• Superior 2017 remastered audio

(Sire/Rhino Records)