September 16, 2004

Hey Johnny, Hey Joey, Hey Tommy, Hey Dee Dee

In a sweet-and-sour moment, the Seattle Times runs a digest of news items captioned, "Death penalties seen falling as doubts grow" , but illustrated with a photo of Johnny Ramone, who died last night.

"Danny says we gotta go
Gotta go to Idaho
But we can't go surfin'
'Cause it's 20 below"

For playing the 121 Club January 7, 1979 in Garden City, Idaho, pounding on my 17-year-old ears and letting some air in, thank you.