From the Vault: Rocket to Russia

In case you missed the subtle significanceRocket to Russia was the third studio album by the American punk band the Ramones, and was released on November 4, 1977, at the height of the Cold War. It was also the height of the punk rock era, with its penchant for DIY, revolutionary, and anti-establishment ideologies. The lyrics integrated humor, specifically black comedy with themes circling around mental disorders and psychiatry. The album was ranked at number 106 in Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” in 2012. Listen up:

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