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It was released as the band's debut single in February in the United States. It appeared as the opening track on the band's debut album, Ramonesthat was released April 23, The song, whose composition was credited to the band as a whole, was written by drummer Tommy Ramone music and lyrics and bassist Dee Dee Ramone lyrics.
Let's go! The song was mainly written by drummer Tommy Ramonewhile bassist Dee Dee Ramone came up with the title the song was originally called "Animal Hop". Dee Dee also changed one line: the original third verse had the line "shouting in the back now", but Dee Dee changed it to "shoot 'em in the back now". The precise meaning and subject matter of The Very Thought Of You - Cora Lee Day - My Crying Hour song is, unlike many of The Ramones' other early compositions, somewhat vague and obscure.
The II chord appears only briefly towards the end of the refrain. Tommy Ramone maintains a steady backbeat on the kick and snare throughout the entire song. Constant eighth notes are played Blitzkrieg Bop - The Highliners - Action Man the hi hat cymbals during the versesand on the floor tom whilst Joey shouts "Hey, Ho, Let's Go! Occasional crashes are used to accentuate certain beats. The song was originally played at a very fast tempo roughly bpm. When the band performed the song live, they started to play it at even faster tempos, gradually increasing the speed throughout their career.
At the band's final show, they played the song at an extremely fast tempo well above bpm. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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