The 20 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the RAMONES’ self-titled debut, “Rolling Stone” has a new list of ‘The 40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time.’ Here’s the Top 20 . . .

  1.  “Ramones”, Ramones, 1976
  2.  “The Clash”, The Clash, 1977
  3.  “Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols”, The Sex Pistols, 1977
  4.  “Funhouse”, The Stooges, 1970
  5.  “Entertainment!”, Gang of Four, 1979
  6.  “Pink Flag”, Wire, 1977
  7.  “Double Nickels on the Dime”, Minutemen, 1984
  8.  “Damaged”, Black Flag, 1981
  9.  “Los Angeles”, X, 1980
  10.  “Nevermind”, Nirvana, 1991
  11.  “Singles Going Steady”, The Buzzcocks, 1979
  12.  “Horses”, Patti Smith, 1975
  13.  “Zen Arcade”, Husker Du, 1984
  14.  “Dig Me Out”, Sleater-Kinney, 1997
  15.  “New York Dolls”, New York Dolls, 1973
  16.  “Milo Goes to College”, Descendents, 1982
  17.  “Marquee Moon”, Television, 1977
  18.  “Dookie”, Green Day, 1994
  19.  “Bad Brains”, Bad Brains, 1982
  20.  “Germfree Adolescents”, X-Ray Spex, 1978

(RollingStone.com has the full list, along with brief write-ups for each one.)

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