Pet Sematary

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  • Dee Dee Ramone and producer Daniel Rey wrote this song for the 1989 Stephen King movie Pet Sematary, which is based on his book that was published in 1983. Another Ramones song, "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker," also appears in the film. >>
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    Jorja - Reading, PA
  • The Ramones never had a major impact on MTV, but their video for this song got some airtime on the network. Set in a graveyard, the video was directed by Bill Fishman, who also helmed their clip for "I Wanna Be Sedated."
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Comments: 3

  • Nancy from Baltimore, MdOne of my favorite songs. I like the movie too.
  • Rodrigo from Asuncion, Paraguaygreat song!!
  • Lelldorin from Belle Vernon, PaALmost every stephen king book or movie has at least one ramones reference. Stephen king was a massive ramones fan.
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