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Soul Jazz Records Presents PUNK 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its Young. Underground Punk in the United States of America, Vol. 1. 1973-1987

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Soul Jazz Records Presents PUNK 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its Young. Underground Punk in the United States of America, Vol. 1. 1973-1987 album cover
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I'm A Bug
Artist: Urinals
1:11
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Almost Ready
Artist: The Normals
2:20
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Hillside Strangler
Artist: Hollywood Squares
1:54
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Agitated
Artist: The Electric Eels
2:10
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The Modern Dance
Artist: Pere Ubu
3:30
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Let's Get Rid Of New York
Artist: Randoms
2:42
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Ice Age
Artist: The Bizarros
5:03
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Wild Weekend
Artist: The Zeros
1:33
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Joeboy The Electronic Ghost
Artist: Tuxedomoon
2:59
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You're Full Of Shit
Artist: X Blank X
2:02
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Dog Meat
Artist: The Flamin' Groovies
4:03
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Kill The Hippies
Artist: The Deadbeats
2:05
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U.S. Millie
Artist: Theoretical Girls
3:03
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Earthquake Shake
Artist: The Skunks
2:48
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Action
Artist: The Knots
2:53
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Cakes In The Home
Artist: Crash Course in Science
1:31
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Not Now No Way
Artist: The Pagans
2:44
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Flash Of The Moment
Artist: Pastiche
2:08
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Kill Yourself
Artist: The Lewd
3:53
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Chinese Rocks
Artist: Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
2:55
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Neutron Bomb
Artist: Controllers
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Total Tracks: 21   Total Length: 55:31

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punk 45

EMUSIC-00B77E2F

what is the name of track 19. its not the lewd and its not kill your self

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hmmm...

morganporter

Lots of really obscure stuff that is nice to see being given exposure. Besides the Groovies, I'd have to wonder about The Heartbreakers "Chinese Rocks"? Great band, but why them out of all the other bigger NYC artists, and with a song that only got properly released once the band had inserted themselves into the UK scene of the time. That single is arguably a UK punk record as much as anything to do with the US proto-punk oeuvre. I'd have thought something like a track from the pre-Dead Boys Frankenstein incarnation would have made more sense here contextually. Ultimately, trying to do a single representative comp of "the USA underground" from 1973 to 1987 is probably a bit more ambitious than it is realistic. Worth it if you've wondered what some of this rare early stuff sounds like.

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RE: Flamin' Groovies

Stick-Up-Artist

I can't speak for the marketing department of this release, but the Flamin' Groovies are sometimes cited as a proto-punk band. Either way, they are great!

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Really?

ricardo222

I love the Flamin' Groovies, but never would have thought of them as a punk outfit. Who's the marketing genius, here?

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PUNK 45: The Roots of Underground Punk

By Wondering Sound Staff, Contributor

[Soul Jazz Records' new Punk 45 album charts the rise of underground punk across the USA between 1973-80, and features seminal, obscure and rare punk and proto-punk 45 singles from the likes of Pere Ubu, the Zeros, X Blank X, the Normals, the Pagans, the Lewd and many others. The album coincides with the release of Soul Jazz Records' massive new deluxe 400-page book Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80, edited and compiled… more »