"Doing an album in a week and bringing it in for $6,400 was unheard of, especially since it was an album that really changed the world. It kicked off punk rock and started the whole thing—as well as us."
All Photos by Danny Fields
"In the studio, they stuck me in a little room to play by myself with headphones. I thought it was strange, but what did I know? [...] Tommy knew more about what we should do in the studio."
1976 M.P.C.S’s TV studio First Video The Ramones .
“With their first album ready to release in early 1976 the Ramones were booked into M.P.C.S’s TV studio to shoot what Rock Scene Magazine would refer to as a ‘special 20 minute full colour surprise TV show’. I was there taking pictures. Arturo Vega’s backdrop with the band’s name seems to sag a bit, but that would add to the punkiness of the production, it was hoped!”