"It's the dues you've got to pay, for eatin' burgers every day." The Dictators
Meaning that Marky is not not not an original Ramone, no matter the headline of this probably worth reading if you're the sort who likes that sort of thing interview.
Meaning also that all the Ramones are dead, yet only half the Beatles & Who each & not even half the Stones (even counting founding member Ian Stewart).
Blame New York?