Let CJ Ramone take you on a short trip through New York City. CJ's new album "American Beauty" will be out tomorrow (March 17) via Fat Wreck Chords.
PRT: What made you first fall in love with the city?
CJ: The grittiness of 70’s and 80’s NYC was intense!
PRT: If you had to come up with a marketing slogan for the city, what would it be?
CJ: Capital of the World!!
PRT: Best place to play?
CJ: Bowery Electric
PRT: Best place to go for a late night drink after the show?
PRT: Best place to go for a late night snack after the drink after the show?
CJ: Hah, a million of them.
PRT: Best touristy thing to do in the city?
CJ: Statue of Liberty
PRT: Best hidden spot in the city?
CJ: Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage up in the Bronx.
PRT: One thing you would like to see changed in the city?
PRT: What's your best memory about the city?
CJ: Shows at CBGB’s and the Continental
PRT: Where in the city did you get your heart broken?
CJ: World Trade Center, I worked at the Ground Zero site
PRT: Is there a historical fact about your city that makes you chuckle?
CJ: 1975 President Gerald Ford told us to “DROP DEAD"
PRT: Favorite song about your city you'd like to share, either yours or someone else's?
CJ: SHEENA IS A PUNK ROCKER!! “NEW YORK CITY REALLY HAS IT ALL, OH YEAH, OH YEAAAAH!!"