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Joey Ramone’s possessions go up for auction – records, t-shirts…even his passport

Joey Ramone's record collection

Joey Ramone’s record collection

Want to pass yourself off as Joey Ramone? Well, thanks to his brother, you can do that if you have a few quid to spare at auction.

Joey Ramone's t-shirts

Joey Ramone’s t-shirts

Joey’s brother Mickey has put up for auction a pile of stuff. And we’re talking a big pile – a leather jacket, endless amounts of t-shirts, a couple of guitars, leather belts, badges, handwritten lyrics, awards, even the man’s passport. It’s a Ramones’ fan’s dream.

The album collection is making all the waves though. 97 albums (rather than singles), some of which you would expect, a good few perhaps not.

The complete list is…

…68/WRKO (30 Now Goldens) The Allman Brothers Band (At Fillmore East) Paul Anka (Vintage Years 1957–1961) The Beach Boys (20 Golden Greats) The Beau Brummels (The Original Hits) Pat Boone (Greatest Hymns) Jimmy Campbell (Half Baked) CAP-FM (What’s In-Store For You) Cheap Trick (One on One) Alice Cooper (Killer) Cream (Cream) Cream (Live Cream Volume II) The Dave Clark Five (American Tour) The De Franco Family Band (Heartbeat, It’s a Lovebeat) Donovan (Mellow Yellow) The Doors (The Doors) Dwight Twilley Band (Twilley Don’t Mind) Bob Dylan (Greatest Hits Vol. II) Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) Emitt Rhodes (Emitt Rhodes) John Entwistle (Smash Your Head Against the Wall) Eric Burdon & the Animals (The Twain Shall Meet) David Essex (All the Fun of the Fair) The First Class (The First Class) Flo and Eddie (Moving Targets) Four Rock ’n’ Roll Legends (Live in London) The Four Seasons (2nd Vault of Golden Hits) Marvin Gaye (Let’s Get It On) Genesis (Nursery Cryme) The Grass Roots (Where Were You When I Needed You) The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Are You Experienced) Herman’s Hermits (Best of, Volume II) The Hideouts (Best of) The Hollies (Hollies Live) The Hollywood Stars (The Hollywood Stars) The Human League (Dare) The Human League (Fascination!) Elton John (Goodbye Yellow Brick Road) Elton John (Tumbleweed Connection) The Kinks (Preservation Act 2) KISS (Dressed to Kill) Led Zeppelin (Houses of the Holy) Laura Lee (Women’s Love Rights) Gary Lewis and the Playboys (This Diamond Ring) Ray Manzarek (The Whole Thing Started with Rock & Roll Now It’s Out of Control) The Marvelettes (The Return of The Marvelettes) The McCoys (Human Ball) Mickey and Sylvia (Do It Again) Keith Moon (Two Sides of the Moon) Rick Nelson (In Concert) The Paupers (Magic People) Peter, Paul and Mary (10 Years Together) Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Official Live ’Leg) Pezband (Pezband) Pink Fairies (Kings of Oblivion) Gene Pitney (The Gene Pitney Story) Plastic Bertrand (Ca Plane Pour Moi) Iggy Pop (Lust For Life) Pretty Things (The Vintage Years) Lloyd Price (His Big Hits) The Rascals (Once Upon a Dream) The Rascals (See) Raspberries (Raspberries) The Rationals (The Rationals) Lou Reed (Sally Can’t Dance) The Righteous Brothers (Greatest Hits) The Righteous Brothers (The History of The Righteous Brothers) The Searchers (Volume 2) Neil Sedaka (The ’50s & ’60s) The Sensational Alex Harvey Band (Next) Silverhead (16 and Savaged) Carly Simon (No Secrets) Slade (In Flame) Slade (Slade Alive!) Patti Smith Group (Easter) Sonny and Cher (The Two of Us) Billy Squier (Don’t Say No) Status Quo (Live) Cat Stevens (Teaser and the Firecat) Rod Stewart (Every Picture Tells a Story) Rod Stewart (Sing It Again Rod) Sweet (Give Us a Wink) T. Rex (Bolan Boogie) T. Rex (Light of Love) The Temptations (A Song For You) Toots & the Maytals (Funky Kingston) The Tubes (Young and Rich) Ike and Tina Turner (Workin’ Together) The Ventures (The Ventures Play Telstar and the Lonely Bull) Wet Willie (Drippin’ Wet) The Who (Odds & Sods) The Who (Portrait of the Who) Spanky Wilson (Specialty of the House) Yes (Close to the Edge) The Young Rascals (Collections) The Youngbloods (Ride the Wind) The Zombies (Early Days

…phew…

Anyway, bidding starts at $500 from 14th February online and everything comes with letters of authenticity from the family.

You can find out more and see all the other lots here.