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Saturday, 11 March 2017

40 Years of Punk & New Wave: The Sounds of 1977 #5 Playlist

It's been a couple of weeks since I did the previous 40 Years of Punk & New Wave: The Sounds of 1977 Playlist so thought I should rectify that with another blast through twenty tracks that were lighting up my teenage life. Hope you enjoy it.

Included this time around are many A-Sides, a few B-Sides, a couple of Peel Session tracks, and an album track.

On the Playlist
Pretty Vacant - Sex Pistols
2nd Single on Virgin Records.

Robot Love - The Valves
Debut Single from Edinburgh based band and also the first release on Zoom Records.

Rockwrok - Ultravox!
Single from their 2nd Album Ha! Ha! Ha! on Island Records.

 London's Burning - The Clash
B-Side of Remote Control on CBS.

Johnny T - Slaughter and The Dogs
B-Side of their Dame To Blame single on Decca Records.

Safety In Numbers - The Adverts
A-Side of their second single for Anchor Records.

Facist Dictator - The Cortinas
Debut single and the first release on Step Forward Records.

Terminal Stupid - The Snivelling Shits
One and only single in 1977 on the Ghetto Rockers label.

Bone Idol - The Drones
Released as a Double A-Sided Single with Just Want To Be Myself on Valer Records.

All This and More - Dead Boys
From their Debut Album Young Loud and Snotty on Sire Records.

I Don't Care - The Boys
Debut Single on Nems.

Jet Boy Jet Girl - Elton Motello
Debut single in Germany 1977 on Pinball Records. In a few countries where it was released Pogo Pogo was considered the A-Side. It was first released on Lightning Records in the UK in 1978.

The Loner - Chelsea
B-Side of the Debut Single Right To Work which was the second single to be released on Step Forward Records.

No One - Johnny Moped
Debut single on Chiswick Records.

Borstal Breakout - Sham 69
Single was released in 1978 on Polydor but the version on the Playlist is taken from their John Peel Session in November 1977.

Jeepster - Eater
Cover Version of Bolan's song and the B-Side to Lock It Up released on The Label.

Shoplifting - The Slits
From their November 1977 Peel Session that was released as an EP in 1987 on Strange Fruit.

Kill - Albertos Y Lost Trios Paranoias
From the Stiff Records Snuff Rock EP.

 Go Buddy Go - The Stranglers
A Double A-Sided second single (Peaches was the other side). On the playlist is a tv appearance where Hugh and JJ seem to have swapped instruments (and Hugh still looks like he's playing guitar)!

Your Generation - Generation X
Debut single on Chrysalis Records, on the playlist the version is from their Top of The Pops appearance.

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 40 Years of Punk & New Wave: The Sounds of 1977
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