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Don't Worry About Me


Download links and information about Don't Worry About Me by Joey Ramone. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Rock, Punk, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 34:40 minutes.

Artist: Joey Ramone
Release date: 2002
Genre: Rock, Punk, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 34:40
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No. Title Length
1. What a Wonderful World 2:23
2. Stop Thinking About It 2:57
3. Mr. Punchy 2:35
4. Maria Bartiromo 3:58
5. Spirit In My House 2:02
6. Venting (It's a Different World Today) 3:17
7. Like a Drug I Never Did Before 2:03
8. Searching for Something 4:12
9. I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up) 3:40
10. 1969 3:38
11. Don't Worry About Me 3:55



In the wake of the sad passing of Joey Ramone, Don't Worry About Me is the first posthumous release to come from his estate. Consisting of pop-punk anthems along the lines of '60s garage rock and very early punk, Don't Worry About Me is a sad reminder of how good Ramone really was. With a brilliant ear for melody, a songwriting skill based in simplicity, and the most unpretentious lyrics this side of Chubby Checker, Ramone didn't care about making groundbreaking music when he had mastered the art of pop-punk to a degree most of his disciples will never understand. "What a Wonderful World" and "1969" are excellent covers that do their source material justice, although Louis Armstrong probably never expected his torch song to be rocked out à la Sid Vicious' "My Way." But the two best tracks are "Searching for Something," his Beatlesque tribute to a girl, and "Mr. Punchy," a gorgeous pop song that features a guest appearance from the Damned's Captain Sensible. The anti-cancer anthem "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)" is a heartbreaking stance on his condition that is pure punk rock all the way ("I want my life/I want my life/It really sucks/It really sucks") that only goes to show how even toward the end, he refused to give into sentimentality. Nothing new to see here, and that's a good thing, as Ramone's trademark whine never sounded so sincere as it did in his last studio recordings.