Ramones Collaborator Arturo Vega Dead At 65

06/11/2013
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(Classic Rock) Ramones collaborator Arturo Vega has died at the age of 65. The Mexican artist created the band's iconic "Hey Ho Let's Go" eagle/baseball bat/band member's name logo.

Vega continued to work with them for 22 years, firstly as their lighting tech and later as their archivist. He also provided a home in his New York loft for Joey and Dee Dee during the band's early days.

The San Francisco Bay Guardian says: "He was a gentleman and a warm-hearted, soft-spoken genial man with a dry wit. It was always a joy to hear from him. Like it was 1979 for ever. We'll miss you, Artie." More rock news.

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