Category Archives: Punk

On this day in 1987, The Smiths hit the #1 spot with “Shoplifters Of The World Unite”

On this day in 1987 The Smiths were at No.1 in the UK indie charts with ‘Shoplifters Of The World Unite.’, Morrissey has said that this is his favourite Smiths song.

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The Cure released ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ on this day in 1980

The Cure‘s compilation album ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ was released on this day in 1980. Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey and Lol Tolhurst played on all of the tracks. ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ is almost a carbon copy of their debut album ‘Three … Continue reading

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The Clash’s ‘Sandinista!’ was released on this day in 1980

Joe Strummer – lead vocals, guitars Mick Jones – guitars, vocals Paul Simonon – bass, vocals Topper Headon – drums, vocals   Well I’m running, police on my back I’ve been hiding, police on my back There was a shooting, … Continue reading

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Blondie’s ‘Autoamerican’ was released on this day in 1980

Blondie‘s fifth studio album ‘Autoamerican’ was released on this day in 1980; the album included the singles “The Tide Is High” and “Rapture”. The video for the song “Rapture” was the first Rap video ever aired on MTV in 1981.

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Sonic Youth’s ‘Daydream Nation’ was released on this day in 1988

This is Eric’s trip We’ve all come To watch him slip He’s slippin’ All the way to Texas Can you dig it?

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