The Ramones like you've never seen them before.
July 2, 2008 9:36 PM   Subscribe

People have made some awesome animated videos for Ramones songs, and have uploaded them to Youtube for our viewing pleasure. I Don't Wanna Go To The Basement is probably my favorite. Commando comes in close second. Ramones as legos playing Spiderman wins on sheer novelty. The papercut animation in this video for Blitzkreig Bop is definitely worth a look. Finally, this snippet of the claymation Ramones playing Judy is a Punk is awesome, if painfully short.

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posted by Afroblanco (14 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
Thank you.
posted by Opposite George at 10:45 PM on July 2, 2008

Thank you so much.
posted by Pope Guilty at 12:07 AM on July 3, 2008

Oh man. This is fantastic.

The actual video for Spiderman is pretty great in and of itself
posted by dismas at 12:25 AM on July 3, 2008

like it
posted by baker dave at 3:28 AM on July 3, 2008

This was a nice way to start the day. Thanks.

Here's three colors: now go start an animation studio.
posted by Kinbote at 3:43 AM on July 3, 2008

Woah... the good folks who do the lego videos have a fucking awesome Lego Bohemian Rhapsody.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 3:46 AM on July 3, 2008 [1 favorite]

Oh shit... Thriller, legos, shot-for-shot. A bit blurry, but they even got Michael's little pantomimes and red jacket. Damn.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 3:56 AM on July 3, 2008

Stick figure Michael Jackson (warning, contains stick figure violence), but stick figure Chumabwumba has to be my new fav.

Great post, thanks!
posted by Marie Mon Dieu at 4:18 AM on July 3, 2008

I'm sorry about contributing to the massive derail from your wealth of excellent Ramones vids Afroblanco, but in light of the replies so far I couldn't resist posting this one.
posted by nudar at 4:27 AM on July 3, 2008

Yeah, sorry for derailing the Ramones-a-thon. I'm going to have Blitzkrieg Bop in my head all day now.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 6:21 AM on July 3, 2008

These are great - the perfect band to be animated. El mucho thanks.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 7:31 AM on July 3, 2008

this snippet of the claymation Ramones playing Judy is a Punk is awesome, if painfully short.

Judy Is A Punk isn't exactly epic length, ya know? We're not exactly talking In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida here.
posted by jonp72 at 9:35 AM on July 3, 2008

Hope everyone is using YT sockpuppet accounts and IP address anonymisers :)

Impressive efforts - although of course I haven't watched them, 'onest...
posted by Chunder at 3:24 PM on July 3, 2008

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