SOME MY (JARI-PEKKA LAITIO-RAMONE'S) MEDIA PUBLICITY, AWARDS, SPECIAL HONOURS ETC.:

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THIS PAGE IS NOT UPDATED SINCE 2002. SO LOT WOULD BE DIFFERENT THINGS TO MENTION, BUT OF ALL OF THEM I DO APPRECIATE...

27. Teemu Skinnari rocked 2 hours show on Hard Rock Club -program in Radio Mafia, March 3, 2002. It was filled with lot Ramones-stuff; interview with Daniel Rey, long introduce of my site + little bit of my Joey Ramone -memory book and sure many Ramones-songs.

26. Jari Ketola pre-introduced nicely my Joey Ramone -memory book in my local newspaper Kauhajoen Kunnallislehti in March 1, 2002.

25. There was 1 minute introduction of my Joey Ramone -memory book at the most best Finnish national radiostation called Radiomafia in February 11, 2002 by Susanna Korhonen.

24. There was first prearticle of my Joey Ramone -memory book at SoneraPlaza, Kaista in February 8, 2002. The most big Finnish music-/movie netpublication.

23.I was first mentioned in "thanks listing" on Marky Ramone And The Speedkings: Speedkings Ride Tonight -single.

22."OOR's Eerste Nederlandse Pop-encyclopedie 2002 13e Editie", is a huge standard work which comes out every 2 year and contains 14.000 (band- or artist) names in 440 pages with also info about producers, countries, trends etc. Book also contains infos of my site.

21.I was included beginning on thanks-listing at Marky Ramone And The Speedkings: No If's, And's Or But's album.

20.I was only for whom Empty Records gave (special) thanx on their Ramones/ New York Dolls -saw-bladed splitrelease, shaped CD and 7" on colored vinyl. (11/2001)

19.After I came back from New York -trip and Joey's 50th birthday party, I was 1.6.2001 on live interview on the most big finnish music program called Jyrki, my second time on program. I was talking of my Ramones-page and general Ramones-things with Sipe (Apulanta). Interview by Olli-Molli.

18.Heaven 4/2001 contains great Joey Ramone in memory article by Bram van Schaik. Article also contains mentions of my site: "...The in-memory pages on the Finish fansite (http://ramones.kauhajoki.fi) are filled with hundreds of messages, and collegue-artists praise Joey into punkrockheaven. Young, old, from Malaysia to Brasil, the fans are mourning about the loss. In many cities over the world there are or will be held in-memory concerts, with a peak round 19th may when the influential punkhero should celebrate his 50th birthday..."
Heaven is cool music magazine in Netherlands.

17.On French-rock newspaper called Rock And Folk was "a special Ramones on the web", they wrote that my homepage is the most complete and necessary about the Ramones. Rock And Folk contained a great and touching article of the Joey. Writer is a legendary french punk pioneer Patrick Eudeline.

16.My local newspaper Kauhajoen Kunnallislehti did interview with me, issue came out May 23, 2001. One page article with huge picture, all kind of Ramones-things of my life. Interview by Mighty Jari Ketola.

15.The most big newspaper called Ilkka on my living area did interview with me. Pretty big article and picture, about my page, Joey's death, my trip to New York etc. Issue May 18, 2001. Interview by reporter Jussi Rantala.

14.Time Out New York (April 26 - May 3rd, 2001) on page 165 they talk about my site: "Gabba Gabba Bye! If you're still in mourning over the loss of Joey Ramone (as you should be), take a gander at this Finnish Ramones tribute page from Jari-Pekka Laitio, which features all kinds of Ramones-related news items as well as lyrics and guitar tablature to all of their songs. Near the top of the page Jari writes, "This homepage is my thank (sic) for the band of my life". We couldn't have said it better ourselves. Hey, ho. Ley's go to ramones.kauhajoki.fi.

13) The most best Finnish radiostation Radiomafia kept Joey Ramone/ Ramones -memory program Sunday April 22th 19-20 and 20.30-22PM. Tero Liete kept great show and he also did 5 minutes live interview with me, he asked about on my sites Joey-memory texts, how fans respect Joey's memory, how did I started to listen Ramones etc.

12.Big finnish musicmagazine called Rumba introduced me as a Ramones-specialist on Hellacopters-interview. Issue 5/01.

11.In Horley Life -newspaper (Feb. 14th) was my little interview and also some Ramones-things. Horley Life comes out weekly on London, Horley -area.

10. This my Ramones-homepage is mentioned in a very positive way in the Site Guide, which is included by the nr. 23 (November 2000) of OOR, one of the oldest Dutch popmusic magazines (+/- 35.000 copys sold).
It says (Bram van Schaik's a free translation of the Dutch text): "...if it's true what the counter says (203.322 hits), this is the reason why: an exemplary site with (almost) everything in it & on it. With special offers and bootlegs. More than once awarded. No wonder."

9.My Ramones-homepage votestatistics, info by me to and mentions about me and my page on the Heaven -magazine, January/ 2000 (big Netherlands -musicmagazine). Really cool 4-page article by Ramones. Really good job, Bram van Schaik.

8.Picture and text about my site on Record Collector-magazine April 1999.

7.Mag called Sue interviewed me to their issue, about Ramones and my site. Thanks Kimmo Jaramo.

6.I got 11/98: Punk Rock Award!


5.Famous TV-program Tilt! talked about my site.

4.HOTTEST SITE OF THE DAY DECEMBER, 13, 1996. MY PAGE GOT THIS AWARD

3. RADIO MAFIA'S UPTEEKKI told me to the most biggest Ramones fan on Finland.

2. TV PROGRAM VERKOSSA gave me honorable mention-award of the best Fan Page.
(250 site tried to get this award)

1. I was on 10.12.96 LIVE INTERVIEW on Music's current affairs TELEVISION program Jyrki about this my world's largest Ramones homepage and about my Ramones Fan-career. Thanks for the Jyrki's Crew.