POLAND 4 RAMONES: TRIBUTE TO RAMONES (POLAND,
After basic information you will find interview with
Boogie Ramone. I
have known with Boogie since 90's.
Release date: November, 2010.
Publisher/ label: Poland 4 Ramones/ MB-BLE.
Album is mixed in MaQ Records. Main man behind this
Polish tribute album is Boogie Ramone. Many
bands has translated
songs from English to Polish.
As Boogie explains, Poland 4 Ramones title you can also understand as
Poland For Ramones. I will add soon more information...
1) Farben Lehre: Blitzkrieg Bop.
2) Armia: Sheena Is A Punk Rocker (She Is A Punk Rocker).
3) Bulbulators: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (Wczorajsza Milosc).
4) Cela nr 3: Ramona.
5) Wlochaty: Bonzo Goes To Bitburg (Bonzo Rusza Na Bitburg).
6) The Cuffs: I Just Want To Have Something To Do.
7) ADHD Syndrom: Animal Boy. (Wsciekly Gosc).
8) Schizma 90: Got Alot To Say. (Mam Wiele Do Powiedzenia).
9) The Headhunters: Pet Sematary.
10) WC: R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
11) Pils: Let.s go (Naprzod).
12) Whitman: Endless Vacation (Wieczne Wakacje).
13) De.indows: Pet Sematary.
14) P.D.S.: Crusher (Pucian).
15) Tife Tife: I Believe In Miracles (Wierz. W Cuda).
16) Disorient: Teenage Lobotomy.
17) Dumbs: Come On Now.
18) The Coiots: California Sun. (Silesia Sun).
19) Rockatanski: Outsider.
20) Plebania: Endless Vacation (Inter-tribal Song).
BOOGIE RAMONE'S INTERVIEW RELATED TO THE POLAND 4
RAMONES: TRIBUTE TO RAMONES
Boogie Ramone is main man
behind of this tribute album.
1) Jari-Pekka Laitio-Ramone: How you were composing
tribute album and
how you got idea?
Boogie: Idea to make a Polish tribute to the Ramones was born in early
my Ramone-head. After consulting with my friend Marek (from publishing),
I started doing this in April 2010.
Now in December 2010, label MB-BLE not exist anymore because Marek moved
to Australia (maybe for better life). Now he sends me greetings from
So, I am sad because Poland 4 Ramones: Tribute To Ramones will not
printed more. Therefore tribute is limited edition of 499 copies. Only
few copies are left (December 30, 2010).
2) Jari-Pekka: What bands you asked first and how long
Boogie: First I gathered bands which I knew were already played Ramones
Dumbs, Farben Lehre, Bulbulators, Cela nr 3, Armia, Wlochaty, The
Headhunters and Disorient.
Rest of bands contacted me. I very much appreciate it and want to thank
them. Every band approached the matter with enthusiam. All new songs
were recorded in April-September, 2010.
3) Jari-Pekka: Can you tell more details of three
Polish bands who contributed to the album?
Boogie: A) Farben Lehre:
Farben Lehre is formed by Mark Wojda and Wojciech Knap in 1986. They had
first show at the Hall High School in Plock, Poland. Farben Lehre's
debut album Bez Pokory was published in 1991. So far, they have released
nine studio albums, DVDs, lives etc. Rarities were gathered for
Garazowka album (1996). One of numerous compilations was published in
2006 as to celebrate 20th anniversary.
Farben Lehre is touring a lot. They did 110 shows in 2009. Since 2004,
Farben Lehre is organised big Punky Reggae Live Tour.
Farben Lehre is played on the same stage with artists like The
Exploited, Die Toten Hosen, GBH, UK Subs, Vibrators, Oi Polloi, Paranoid
Visions, Dritte Wahl, Rasta Knast, Ine Kafe and Smola and Hruky.
Boogie: B) The Cuffs:
The Cuffs was formed in January, 2005 as the new rock n roll draft of
his fellow musicians native of Warmia, Kujawy and Mazovia. Music is
referring to the classics like Motorhead, Ramones, Misfits and Social
Music is designed for those whose hearts beat faster when they hear acts
like Turbonegro, Zeke, The Bones, Turbo A.C.'s etc., as familiar to the
Polish conditions absolutely new.
July 2009, they released EP Conspiracy. It has four songs and you can
download (legally) it free from
Boogie: C) Dumbs:
Dumbs' history goes back to 1995. Dumbs was formed because total worship
of the Ramones. After having a break from 1999 to 2002, they started
playing again with a new drummer. All members are complete Ramones fans
and they have fun playing their covers and playing own material.
Dumbs played as a support to Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg at the LochNess
Venue in Krakow, Poland on October 28, 2010.
4) Jari-Pekka: Can you mention something of Polish
Boogie: Popular Polish punk bands are Strachy Na Lachy, Farben Lehre,
"Ramones Polish punk scene" is not that big. Of course many artists are
influenced by the Ramones. Now the most Ramonescore band in Poland are
5) Jari-Pekka: I remember you sending me many years
ago photo of your music store. Can you tell of your store?
Boogie: My shop is called Gabba and it is located in Gliwice, Poland.
Gabba is a
small shop with T-shirts, sweatshirts, books, CDs, badges, etc. Mainly
rock, punk and reggae. Of course I have dedicated it to the Ramones!
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