The Only Bands That Matter

A Listmania! list by Mark Cox
 
The Story Of The Clash Volume 1
1.  The Story Of The Clash Volume 1 by The Clash
The list author says:
  "The best band of the Punk era, although more rock and roll than anything. The genius of Strummer, Jones, Simonen and Headon defined a sound that many new punk and garage bands try to emulate. Genius"
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The Essential Radio Birdman: (1974-1978)
2.  The Essential Radio Birdman: (1974-1978) by Radio Birdman
The list author says:
  "I bought this on impulse. Heard the first track and have virtually worn the CD out already. Big Riffs, big drums, shouting. What more do you want?"
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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
3.  The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "Hilarious. All the best Pistols material plus some corking other tracks and interesting arrangements. Was on the good ship venus........"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Holy Bible
4.  The Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers
The list author says:
  "The holy Bible according to Richie Edwards. No record says more about one person's torment than this. At times disturbing but a masterriece none the less."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Your New Favourite Band
5.  Your New Favourite Band by The Hives
The list author says:
  "This band could have cut it when garage rock and punk burst on the scene in the 70's. Stunning, check 'em out live if you can. Pure showmanship."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

The Very Best Of Cream
6.  The Very Best Of Cream by Cream
The list author says:
  "Eric Clapton is at his best when surounded by the best musicians. The Cream were immense and could have rivalled the Beatles and the Stones if the ego's hadn't of landed. Immense record."
£7.40   Used & New from: £2.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

1967-1970 : The Blue Album
7.  1967-1970 : The Blue Album by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "If want only one Beatles record make sure this is it. The more progressive years after Rubber Soul are definatly the Beatles best and they are covered here."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Turning Japanese: the Best of the Vapors
8.  Turning Japanese: the Best of the Vapors by Vapors
The list author says:
  "This band only released two albums at the end of the second new wave. This best of is crammed with up-beat, sing along new wave that anybody will like."
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The Kinks - The Ultimate Collection
9.  The Kinks - The Ultimate Collection by The Kinks
The list author says:
  "My favourite band of the 60's. This is Pop at it's Poptastic best! From chugging guitars through to full orchestral opus's, Ray Davies had it all. The most underated songwriter of a generation."
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My Generation - The Very Best of The Who
10.  My Generation - The Very Best of The Who by The Who
The list author says:
  "The best rythmn section in rock with Entwistle and Moon, a Charismatic front man in Daltry and the livewire, quintessential rock guitarist in Townshend. This band had it all. I love the 'OO"
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The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II & III
11.  The Platinum Collection: Greatest Hits I, II & III by Queen
The list author says:
  "The Greatest Hits 3 is a bit suspect, although a nice tribute to the best frontman of all time, Freddie Mercury. All the favourites here. Essential in any collection."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (339 customer reviews)

The Ultimate Collection
12.  The Ultimate Collection by Electric Light Orchestra
The list author says:
  "Geoff Lynne. The man is a legend. The tracks on this CD show the best of the phenomenal ELO. Only had one number one and that was will Squeekster Olivia Newton John with Xanadu. I tend to skip that 1!"
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The Sound of the Jam
13.  The Sound of the Jam by The Jam
The list author says:
  "The Jam. Paul Weller has never produced anything since the period when he fronted the Jam. 'That's Entertainment,' 'Going underground,' and 'Beat Surrender' are all timeless classics.As are many more"
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The Best Of Black Sabbath
14.  The Best Of Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "THIS IS HEAVY METAL. SABBATH PRODUCED LOADS OF ALBUMS, BUT THE OZZY OSBOURNE ONES ARE DEFINATLY THE BEST. TURN UP THE VOLUME, GET OUT THE AIR GUITAR, ROCK!!!!!!!!!!"
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