25 artists 25 albums, that's the story of my life

A Listmania! list by "fatwelshbloke"
 
London Calling
1.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "The Clash at their greatest, Spanish Bombs & Death Or Glory. Memories of pooing my pants a party, 13 & p***ed on cider"
£5.01   Used & New from: £1.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Leave Home
2.  Leave Home by Ramones
The list author says:
  "My favourite band of all time, pretending to have been a glue sniffer when I got my real kicks from Cresta pop."
£4.78   Used & New from: £2.70
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers
3.  Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers by Jonathan Richman
The list author says:
  "Mad as a box of frogs, now 27 years on my 8 year old daughter has Here Come The Martian Martians on her Xbox soundtrack"
£22.99   Used & New from: £11.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
4.  It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
The list author says:
  "Driving To footie on a Saturday with my mate on nights asleep in the back, this woke the f***er up & that's what time it is"
£4.23   Used & New from: £2.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Setting Sons
5.  Setting Sons by The Jam
The list author says:
  "What a catalyst you turned out to be.....Weller Weller Weller huh."
£7.49   Used & New from: £2.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

New York Dolls
6.  New York Dolls by New York Dolls
The list author says:
  "Men in make up !!! It'll never catch on. Pure genius."
£5.79   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Unknown Pleasures
7.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "Pretending to all moody in a raincoat with a packet of Old English Spangles in the pocket cos they were darker."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

If I Should Fall From Grace With God
8.  If I Should Fall From Grace With God by The Pogues
The list author says:
  "Hard to pick a Pogues fave but Thousands Are Sailing always bring a lump to the eye & a tear to the throat"
Used & New from: £0.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Undertones
9.  Undertones by Undertones
The list author says:
  "Bring me the head of Busted"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Workers Playtime
10.  Workers Playtime by Billy Bragg
The list author says:
  "You see I like my singers to have an accent. Leftie lyrical genius who I like, I like Billy a whole lot."
£12.88   Used & New from: £1.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Word Gets Around
11.  Word Gets Around by Stereophonics
The list author says:
  "Cymru Am Buth. Wish they were this good now."
£4.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Word Of Mouth - The Very Best Of John Cooper Clarke
12.  Word Of Mouth - The Very Best Of John Cooper Clarke by John Cooper Clarke
The list author says:
  "What kind of creature bore you ? Was it some kind of bat ? They can't find a good word for you but I can...TWAT. Roll over Wordsworth & tell Ted Hughes the news"
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Chutes Too Narrow
13.  Chutes Too Narrow by The Shins
The list author says:
  "Beautiful jangly spangly wrangly pop poppy summer shimmy."
£6.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Very Best Of The Byrds
14.  The Very Best Of The Byrds by The Byrds
The list author says:
  "The best 'best of' ever but don't be a tight get & buy all the albums"
£4.63   Used & New from: £0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Specials
15.  The Specials by The Specials
The list author says:
  "I wish it was 1979 again & if it was this wonderful offering wouldn't be languishing at number 15"
£5.96   Used & New from: £1.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Straight Outta Compton
16.  Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A.
The list author says:
  "Politically incorrect ? A bit cheesy ? Clever to swear ? Yep , yep , yep, sorry mum , no"
£17.00   Used & New from: £1.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Louder Than Bombs
17.  Louder Than Bombs by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "Just to be a bit different I won't go for The Queen Is Dead, this has all the essentials."
£6.10   Used & New from: £1.26
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Cross My Heart - An Introduction To Phil Ochs
18.  Cross My Heart - An Introduction To Phil Ochs by Phil Ochs
The list author says:
  "Bob Dylan sounds like Larry The Lamb, Phil ochs could sing like a byrd. I Ain't Marching Anymore is as relevant today as ever"
£21.95   Used & New from: £7.89
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

A Grand Don't Come For Free
19.  A Grand Don't Come For Free by The Streets
The list author says:
  "I may be nearly 40 but I'm still down with the kids & dig the hit parade"
£3.40   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews)

Nobody's Heroes
20.  Nobody's Heroes by Stiff Little Fingers
The list author says:
  "Consistently better than Imflammable Material....oooh controversial"
£5.45   Used & New from: £2.29
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Violent Femmes
21.  Violent Femmes by Violent Femmes
The list author says:
  "What a great record, I'm making this up from failing memory as I go along & criminally almost forgot this baby"
£6.58   Used & New from: £3.73
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Can't Stand The Rezillos
22.  Can't Stand The Rezillos by Rezillos
The list author says:
  "Scottish sci fi kitsch punk madness years ahead of it's time"
£5.08   Used & New from: £2.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

To The 5 Boroughs
23.  To The 5 Boroughs by Beastie Boys
The list author says:
  "Just love this album, haven't played anything else for a week. Kids am I a cool Daddy or what ."
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.77
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Boxing Hefner
24.  Boxing Hefner by Hefner
The list author says:
  "Hefner come back to me Hefner. And a Jonathan Richman cover too....perfect."
£16.95   Used & New from: £1.66
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols
25.  Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "Tried to resist but it's the story of my youth, sticking heated safety pins through your ear in the bogs at school discos."
£6.42   Used & New from: £1.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

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