Joey with Chumpy the Sock Monkey

I snapped this when I met Joey Ramone backstage at their Lollapalooza show in Irvine, CA on August 3, 1996. Joey is shown posing with my friend Chumpy, a sock monkey. I remember Joey being very gracious and nice. We miss him.

The Ramones onstage in Irvine, CA during a Lollapalooza gig, August 3, 1996. The stage set-up looked incredible from where I was standing.

 

Photographs by Michael Pilmer

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