Greatest Album of 1979 - Preliminary Round 3

Which albums deserve to move on?

Poll ended at 15 May 2021, 8:52am

Blondie, Eat to the Beat
3
3%
The Clash, London Calling
12
13%
Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Armed Forces
6
7%
The Damned, Machine Gun Etiquette
3
3%
Gang of Four, Entertainment!
8
9%
The Germs, (GI)
3
3%
The Jam, Setting Sons
8
9%
Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures
5
6%
KISS, Dynasty
2
2%
Madness, One Step Beyond …
3
3%
Magazine, Secondhand Daylight
4
4%
The Ruts, The Crack
3
3%
The Skids, Scared to Dance
4
4%
The Slits, Cut
5
6%
The Specials, The Specials
11
12%
Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Material
9
10%
 
Total votes: 89

Flex
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Marky Dread wrote:
15 May 2021, 4:35pm
Oh please please please vote for these albums I like please.
Well, yeah.
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tepista wrote:
15 May 2021, 11:07am
Heston wrote:
14 May 2021, 8:35pm
Tell me this isn't great rock and roll...

STONES COVER!?!?!?!
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Re: Greatest Album of 1979 - Preliminary Round 3

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Flex wrote:
15 May 2021, 4:42pm
Marky Dread wrote:
15 May 2021, 4:35pm
Oh please please please vote for these albums I like please.
Well, yeah.
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Re: Greatest Album of 1979 - Preliminary Round 3

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Flex wrote:
14 May 2021, 11:19pm
Heston wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:12pm
Have they got any good tunes or is it just people shouting?
I can't emphasize enough how important it is to listen to the album from front to back, but here are three tasty tracks that represent Darby's version of David Bowie's apocalyptic visions filtered through a blender of class of 77 inspiration and punk rock democracy:





Good stuff. I wish I'd listened to this at the time I would have loved it. The only American bands that I heard or paid attention to were The Ramones and Dead Kennedys.

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