Everybody loves The Ramones, maybe even Ray Romano. A late night joke between friends led aspiring cartoonist and musician Evan Moore to create a parody of Ray Romano releasing Everybody Loves The Romanos, an album of his favorite Ramones classics. Moore was driving around with his buddy, Jon, and the Ramones came on Sirius XM. Jon misread it as The Romanos, and you can see where this is going.
The next day Moore cut a few tracks—“Teenage Lobotomy,” “Blitzkrieg Bop,” and “53rd and 3rd”—doing his best impersonation of Romano singing The Ramones, and created an album cover that mimics The Ramones’ first album and features the actor’s head on the bodies of Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee, and Tommy. T
In actuality, this mashup may not be too far-fetched. After all, both Romano and Joey Ramone were born in Queens, New York during the 1950s and grew up in the Forest Hills neighborhood.