Old Punk For New Ears

Artist Song Buy
The Velvet Underground & Nico  Run Run Run  buy on itunes
Iggy & The Stooges  Search & Destroy  buy on itunes
The New York Dolls  Personality Crisis  buy on itunes
The Sex Pistols  Anarchy In The UK  buy on itunes
The Adverts  Gary Gilmore's Eyes  buy on itunes
Blondie  Rip Her To Shreds  buy on itunes
The Damned  New Rose  buy on itunes
Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers  Chinese Rocks  buy on itunes
The Ramones  Sheena Is A Punk Rocker  buy on itunes
Richard Hell & The Voidoids  Blank Generation  buy on itunes
The Stranglers  Peaches  buy on itunes
Wild Youth  Record Companies  buy on itunes
The Buzzcocks  Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)  buy on itunes
The Radio Rats  Law & Order  buy on itunes
The Rezillos  Top Of The Pops  buy on itunes
Siouxsie & The Banshees  Hong Kong Garden  buy on itunes
The Undertones  Teenage Kicks  buy on itunes
X-Ray Spex  Identity  buy on itunes
The Clash  London Calling  buy on itunes
The Ruts  Babylon's Burning  buy on itunes
The Safari Suits  Suburbia  buy on itunes
Sham 69  Hersham Boys  buy on itunes
Peach  Nightmare  buy on itunes
The Asylum Kids  Schoolboy  buy on itunes
National Wake  International News  buy on itunes
The News  Tudor Convertable  buy on itunes

Comment:

A prequel to The New Punk For Old Ears mix. This is a mix for my 2 teenage sons to show them that punk didn't start with Blink-182!Due to the limitations of a single CD, I've once again applied my "one artist, one song" rule which allows me to give exposure to more artists. Otherwise I could just put "Nevermind The Bollocks" up here and leave it at that!

I've included the Godfathers of Punk to give some perspective, but the majority of songs come from that "golden age of punk"; 1977-1978 and then a few early 80's tracks.

Some South African punk bands appear here as well, including The Asylum Kids which featured Robbi Robb, and The News with 'Tudor Convertable' which is an early mash-up of 'I'm Henry The VIII, I Am' with 'Greensleeves'.

Feedback:

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McDonald12
Date: 1/25/2005
Ha! Lots of great old favourites here, Brian. Love all of this. I saw Ramones, sham69 and the undertones in concert 1979-80. Ah, those were the days!
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hemizen
Date: 1/25/2005
If I were to make a punk mix a lot of this would be on it!
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p the swede
Date: 1/25/2005
the first 20 songs are all great
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lipstick vogue
Date: 1/25/2005
It seems like a good primer for your kids.
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Dave Friedrich
Date: 1/26/2005
You're a nice dad.
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zeke
Date: 1/26/2005
great!
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Randy13
Date: 1/27/2005
Good songs, all.
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geographyguy
Date: 1/27/2005
It's obvious from this mix that you are a musical genius.
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Curtis_Burns
Date: 1/28/2005
Excellent.

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