Hey Johnny, hey Dee Dee
Little Tom and Joey
You know we're comin' over
Sweet sweet little Ramona
You're getting better and better
It's getting easier than ever
Hey you kids in the crowd
You know you like it
When the music's loud

Sweet sweet little Ramona
She always wants to come over
Sweet sweet little Ramona
I think I'll try and phone her

I let her in if you're wondering why
'Cause she's a spy for the BBI
I let her in and I started to cry
And then I knew I wanted to die
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh

Sweet sweet little Ramona
She always wants to come over
Sweet sweet little Ramona
I think I'll try and phone her

I let her in if you're wondering why
'Cause she's a spy for the BBI
I let her in and I started to cry
And then I knew I wanted to die
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh, little Ramona
Oooh


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  • +1
    General Comment

    "Ramona," written by the entire band, is a love song that was originally titled "Rocket to Russia." The band rewrote the lyrics to the song and used the title for the album title.

    Shocktreatment77on November 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Someone please enlighten me: What is the BBI? Some kind of actual group, or made up, or what?

    SandyCaton November 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I love this song. This is one of my favorite Ramone songs ever!!!!!!!

    renegade electricxxon May 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song was written about Ramona Jan, punk rocker from the 80s, that started the band Comateens. She later moved on to become a recording engineer at Mediasound Studios and is now battling cervical cancer and writing articles for the Sullivan County Democrat newspaper.

    vciminoon September 13, 2023   Link
  • -1
    Song Meaning

    Ramona is written on the t-shirt of the punk on the rocket, on the album cover (the relative of Zippy the pinhead). Why is this the title song of the album? The center of the song is minimalist love poetry. He let her in and one might wonder why, since she is a spy. This caused the beginning of his sorrows, and left him suicidal.

    One wishes to see the lyrics before the title of the song was changed from "rocket to Russia." Why is this the rocket to Russia?

    mmcdonaldon January 20, 2016   Link
  • -3
    General Comment

    I don't know why. It's one of their worst (and I've heard all of Halfway to Sanity)

    87thon November 26, 2004   Link

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