Hear an unreleased mix of Ramones’ “California Sun”

The 'Sundragon Mix' comes from the 40th anniversary reissue of Leave Home

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Ramones second album, Leave Home, is to be reissued to mark its 40th anniversary.

Among the many jewels on this new, expanded edition are unreleased recordings and an unreleased live show recorded in 1977 at CBGB’s.

We’ve previously brought you an unreleased mix of “Swallow My Pride” – which you can hear by clicking here.


To whet your appetite further for this sumptuous anniversary set, we’re delighted to bring you yet more unreleased Ramones rarities!

Here’s a previously unreleased mix of “California Sun”, recorded at Sundragon studio in New York.

Here’s the skinny on the 40th anniversary edition.

Rhino will release two versions of the album on July 21. You can pre-order the album by clicking here.

The 3CD /1LP version contains two different mixes of the album, a remastered version of the original and a new 40th anniversary mix by original engineer/mixer Ed Stasium, along with a second disc of unheard recordings and a third comprising the live show from CBGBs.


The newly remastered original version will also be released as a single CD. Both titles will be available via digital download and streaming as well.

A Deluxe Edition will be produced in a limited and numbered edition of 15,000 copies worldwide and comes packaged in a 12” x 12” hardcover book.

Leave Home: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition tracklisting:

Disc One: Original Album

Remastered Original Mix
“Glad To See You Go”
“Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment”
“I Remember You”
“Oh Oh I Love Her So”
“Carbona Not Glue”
“Suzy Is A Headbanger”
“Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy”
“Swallow My Pride”
“What’s Your Game”
“California Sun”

40th Anniversary Mix

Sundragon Rough Mixes
“Glad To See You Go” *
“Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment” *
“I Remember You” *
“Oh Oh I Love Her So” *
“Carbona Not Glue” *
“Suzy Is A Headbanger” *
“Pinhead” *
“Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy” *
“Swallow My Pride” *
“What’s Your Game” *
“California Sun” *
“Commando” *
“You’re Gonna Kill That Girl” *
“You Should Have Never Opened That Door” *
“Babysitter” *

Disc Two: 40th Anniversary Extras:

“Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” (Single Version)
“I Don’t Care” (B-Side Version)
“Babysitter” (UK Album Version)
“Glad To See You Go” (BubbleGum Mix) *
“I Remember You” (Instrumental) *
“Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment” (Forest Hills Mix) *
“Oh Oh I Love Her So” (Soda Machine Mix) *
“Carbona Not Glue” (Queens Mix) *
“Suzy Is A Headbanger” (Geek Mix) *
“Pinhead” (Psychedelic Mix) *
“Pinhead” (Oo-Oo-Gabba-UhUh Mix) *
“Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy” (Bowery Mix) *
“Swallow My Pride” (Instrumental) *
“What’s Your Game” (Sane Mix) *
“California Sun” (Instrumental) *
“Commando” (TV Track) *
“You’re Gonna Kill That Girl” (Doo Wop Mix) *
“You Should Have Never Opened That Door” (Mama Mix) *

Disc Three: Live at CBGB’s April 2, 1977

“I Don’t Wanna Go Down To The Basement” *
“Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue” *
“Blitzkrieg Bop” *
“Swallow My Pride” *
“Suzy Is A Headbanger” *
“Teenage Lobotomy” *
“53rd & 3rd” *
“Now I Wanna Be A Good Boy” *
“Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” *
“Let’s Dance” *
“Babysitter” *
“Havana Affair” *
“Listen To My Heart” *
“Oh Oh I Love Her So” *
“California Sun” *
“I Don’t Wanna Walk Around With You” *
“Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World” *
“Judy Is A Punk” *
“Pinhead” *

LP: 40th Anniversary Mix

* Previously Unreleased

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