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Old 04-27-2013, 06:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 60's/70's Hard Rock N Roll

I don't really know if this is the correct genre heading but hey, what the hell. After trawling music for darn near 30 years now I am just wondering if anyone has some hidden gems out there that I am overlooked over the years;

I am talking about hard rock/rock n roll such as the following;

Flamin Groovies - Headin' for the Texas Border
Pink Fairies - Do it and the Snake
MC5 - Look at You and Kick out the Jams
Stooges - Not Right and Search and Destroy

And even stuff that rightly or wrongly came later and was termed punk such as;

Damned - Fish, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, One of the Two
New York Dolls - Jet Boy
Anything by the Ramones circa 75-77

A lot of the bands above made other songs that I am not fussed about but these 'driving guitar songs' (if you know them) are what I absolutely love.

Also, some quality rare old early metal such as;
Lucifiers Friend - Ride in the Sky, Free Baby
Dust - Suicide

People keep putting me onto some real **** and I was wondering if there is someone out there who recognizes what I like they could put me on to some new stuff.

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have about half the stuff you mention. The other half I have not heard of. While I check them out, all I can offer, ignoring well know stuff, off the top of my head, if you like the Damned - The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle (may have been 80's).
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Instead of listing individual songs, I'll give you a few bands and albums by those bands.
You may already be familiar with one or more of them. Some of these might be the type of guitar rock/hard rock you're looking for.

Alamo - Alamo (1971)
American Blues - Is Here (1968)
Armageddon - Armageddon (1975)
B.F. Trike - B.F. Trike (1971)
Black Pearl - Black Pearl (1969)
Black Widow - Sacrifice (1970)
Blue Cheer - Vincebus Eruptum (1968)
Blue Mountain Eagle - Blue Mountain Eagle (1970)
Buffalo - Volcanic Rock (1973)
Buzzcocks - A Different Kind of Tension (1979)
Cactus - Cactus (1970)
Creepy John Thomas - Brother Bat Bone (1970)
Crow - Crow Music (1969)
Fields - Fields (1969)
Grail - Grail (1969)
Gun - Gunsight (1969)
Jeronimo - Jeronimo (1971)
Juicy Lucy - Juicy Lucy (1969)
May Blitz - 2nd of May (1971)
Moloch - Moloch (1972)
Stiff Little Fingers - Inflammable Material (1979)
The Electric Prunes - Stockholm '67 (1967)
The Heartbreakers - L.A.M.F. (1977)
Truth and Janey - No Rest For the Wicked (1976)
Wire - Pink Flag (1977)

And if you like Pink Fairies, you may also like The Deviants (if you aren't already familiar with them.)

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Old 04-27-2013, 11:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The Sonics might be considered garage rock, but I would easily call them proto-punk alongside the likes of the Stooges and MC5.

Humble Pie's Performance Rockin' the Fillmore is a damn good live album if you enjoy live rock.

And if you want to go deep, check our Fuzzy Duck's self titled album.
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