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The Ramones

Blitzkrieg Bop

  • Punk
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Bass
  • Musical
song from
  • 1976
  • 2011
  • 1996
  • 1987
  • 1975

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“Blitzkrieg Bop” is a song by the American punk rock band Ramones. It was released as the band’s debut single in April of 1976 in the United States. It appeared as the lead track on the band’s debut album, Ramones, also released that month. The song, whose composition was credited to the band as a whole, was written by bassist Dee Dee Ramone (lyrics) and drummer Tommy Ramone (music and lyrics). Based on a simple three-chord pattern, “Blitzkrieg Bop” opens with the chant “Hey! Ho! Let’s go!“ The song is popular at sporting events where “Hey! Ho! Let’s go!“ is sometimes shouted as a rallying cry. “Blitzkrieg Bop” is number 92 on the Rolling Stone list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. In March 2005, Q magazine placed it at number 31 in its list of the 100... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Hey ho, let's go ... The Blitzkrieg Bop ... Pulsating to the back beat

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This song is listed #92 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by The Ramones (See Charts): The Kkk Took My Baby Away, Rock 'N' Roll High School, and I Wanna Be Sedated.

Popular in Punk (See Charts): Going Underground, Peaches, Hanging Around, Nice & Sleazy, White Riot, Pretty Fly, This Is England, Killing Moon, I Wanna Be Sedated, and Self Esteem.


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