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Big Bang: Best of Mc5

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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 items)
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Description: Arriving a decade before the Clash but every bit as politicized, musically revved, and rife with contradiction, the MC5 scorched the earth in ways that few late-'60s bands ever even imagined. The Big Bang! covers their career from 1967 to '72, collecting early singles (in better sound than on ROIR's Babes in Arms compilation), cuts from the Detroiters' three Elektra and Atlantic albums, and one live in-studio performance. We hear the punk precursors offer a testimonial to sex and rock & roll while damning American prosecution of wars ("The Human Being Lawnmower") and the Vietnam-era draft ("The American Ruse&q ... (more)
Manufacturer: Atlantic
Release date: 15 February 2000
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0081227801328 UPC: 081227801328
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JxSxPx rated this 10/10 9 months, 1 week ago
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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"The single finest distillation of this radical Detroit band’s explosive energy. Standout track: “Kick Out the Jams (Uncensored Version)”"

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