Monday, 7 July 2014

An A-Z of Punk:

I have allowed myself one UK and one US or other album - there are some spaces, as I can’t find bands beginning with the missing letters.

Alternative TV – The image has cracked (UK - 1978)/Adolescents – Adolescents (USA - 1981)
Buzzcocks - Singles Going Steady (1979)/Bad Brains – Bad Brains (1982)
Crass – Feeding the 5,000 (1978)/Circle Jerks, the – Group sex (1980)
Damned, the – Damned, Damned, Damned (1977)/Dead Kennedys, the – Bedtime for Democracy (1986)
Eater, the - Complete Eater (1993)/Exploited, the – Punk’s not dead! (1981)
Flys, the – Fly’s Own (1979)/Fugazi – 13 Songs (1989)
Generation X – Valley of the Dolls (1979)/Green Day – Dookie (1994)
Holly and the Italians – Demos Federico (2003)/Heartbreakers, the – Live at Max’s Kansas City (1979)
Infa Riot - Still Out Of Order (1982)/Iggy and the Stooges – the Stooges (1969)
Jam, the – Snap! (1983)/Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers (1976)
Kronstadt Uprising - Insurrection (2000)/Killing Time - Brightside (1989)
Lurkers, the – The Punk Singles Collection (2002)/Leftover Crack – Mediocre Generica (2001)
Mekons – the Mekon Story (1982)/MC 5 – Kick out the Jams (1969)
Nips ‘n’ Nipple Erectors – Bops, Babes, Booze and Bovver (1987)/Narcoleptic Youth – Something old, something new, something borrowed (2004)
Outcasts – The Punk Singles collection (1995)/Operation Ivy – Energy (1989)
Patrik Fitzgerald – the very best of (acoustic Punk) (1994)/Patti Smith Group – Horses (1975)
Q – there are currently no Punk bands beginning with the letter Q for the UK/The Queers - Grow Up (1990)
Ruts – Crack and Grin and Bear It (1979)/Richard Hell and the Voidoids – Blank Generation (1977)
Sex Pistols – Never mind the Bollocks...here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)/Social D – Mommy’s Little Monster (1983)
The Clash – London calling (1979)/Television – Marque Moon (1977)
UK Subs – Another kind of Blues (1979)/Uncle Sam – Say Uncle (Thrashcore - 1988)
Vibrators – Pure Mania (1977)/Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat (1968)
Wreckless Eric – greatest Stiffs (2001)/ Wayne County & the Electric Chairs - Man Enough to be a Woman (1978)
X-Ray Spex – Germ Free Adolescents (1978)/X – Los Angeles (1980)
Yachts, the – Mantovani’s Hits (1979)/?
Zounds, the – Curse of the Zounds (1981)/Zero Boys – Vicious Circle (1987)

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