Joey Ramone, Don’t Worry About Me

[This review originally appeared in The Scene.]

Joey Ramone – Don’t Worry About Me (Sanctuary Records)

No matter how much one reveres a musician, there’s something about the posthumous release that smacks of “cash in.�? Joey Ramone’s first solo project, Don’t Worry About Me, gives Ramones’ fans something more than shelf-filler. It becomes obvious when listening to the painfully simple and honest songs here that Joey has crafted his own obituary. (more…)