Forty years ago this month the Ramones released their self-titled album, ushering in a new sound that was — as they put it best — loud and fast.
The Queens Museum is about to unveil its tribute exhibit, "Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk" on April 10 — honoring the band's deep roots in the borough.
But before Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and Tommy Ramone — and later Marky, Richie, Elvis and CJ — took the world by storm, they got their start in Forest Hills. The original bandmates lived on Yellowstone Boulevard and wreaked havoc on Queens Boulevard, connecting at Forest Hills High School.
In honor of the Queens Museum's retrospective, we've mapped out some of the most significant locations of the Ramones' career, both in Queens and around the city: