MONO: “Beat on the Brat” by the Ramones.

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THE SONG: Beat on the Brat.

WHO: The Ramones.

WHY IT’S HOT: An underappreciated track from an album that changed pop music. This band from Forest Hills, Queens, New York lay the groundwork for punk bands around the world and the blueprint for most of American punk. Listen to the album in full. It’s all there.

WANT MORE? The Ramones showing their versatility with a really great cover of the Ronettes classic. Yet another underappreciated song.

WORDS: brice.

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