The Ramones debut album certified gold after 38 years

The Ramones

The Ramones eponymous debut album has been certified gold – 38 years after it’s original release.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) states that the album was certified gold on the 30th April 2014. The RIAA requires a release to have sold 500,000 copies to be certified gold.

The album was originally released on the 23rd of April, 1976.

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One thought on “The Ramones debut album certified gold after 38 years

  1. There should be a photo of the Ramones with Tommy Ramone who was there for that album.

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