On March 23, 1989.


On March 23, 1989, “Sire” label released “Brain Drain”, the 11th Ramones studio album. It was recorded in December 1988, and was produced by Jean Beauvoir, Bill Laswell and Daniel Rey. It was band’s last album to feature Dee Dee Ramone and the first release to feature Marky Ramone.


  • Joey Ramone– lead vocals
  • Johnny Ramone– lead guitar
  • Dee Dee Ramone–bass guitar, vocals, synthesizer
  • Marky Ramone– drums
  • Daniel Rey– bass guitar
  • Artie Smith – guitars
  • Robert Musso– guitars
  • Jean Beauvoir- bass guitar
  • Andy Shernoff– bass guitar
  • Robert Musso – engineer, mixing
  • Martin Bisi – engineer assistant
  • Oz Fritz – engineer assistant
  • Judy Kirschner – engineer assistant
  • Robbie Norris – engineer assistant
  • Jason Corsaro – mixing
  • Howard Weinberg – mastering
  • George DuBose – artwork, coordination
  • Matt Mahurin– artwork
  • Daniel Rey – musical coordinator
  • Gary “Muddbone” Cooper – production assistant
  • Mark Sidgwick – production assistant
  • Nicky Skopelitis– production assistant
  • Kim White – production assistant

Track listing:

  1. I Believe in Miracles – Dee Dee Ramone, Daniel Rey
  2. Zero Zero UFO – Dee Dee Ramone, Daniel Rey
  3. Don’t Bust My Chops – Dee Dee Ramone, Joey Ramone, Daniel Rey
  4. Punishment Fits the Crime – Dee Dee Ramone, Richie Stotts
  5. All Screwed Up – Joey Ramone, Andy Shernoff, Marky Ramone, Daniel Rey
  6. Palisades Park – Charles Barris
  7. Pet Semetary – Dee Dee Ramone, Daniel Rey
  8. Learn to Listen – Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Marky Ramone, Daniel Rey
  9. Can’t Get You Outta My Mind – Joey Ramone
  10. Ignorance is Bliss – Joey Ramone, Andy Shernoff
  11. Come Back, Baby – Joey Ramone
  12. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight) – Joey Ramone

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.