Hope Show 154 – 1979 available here

So for Gabfest *6 myself and Michael have handpicked 10 songs from 1979 that inspired a further generation or 2 of musicians. We see punk evolving in different directions. Post punk, synth and raw guitars coming through in the UK whilst in the States there’s a new menace appearing

Gabfest is a weekly show where we chat about the course of punk rock and play our songs of the year. 42 years later these songs still sound as fresh as ever

  1. Black Flag: Nervous Breakdown
  2. The Slits : Typical Girls
  3. Penetration – Shout Above The Noise
  4. SLF: Gotta Getaway
  5. Cabaret Voltaire – Nag Nag Nag
  6. Gang of Four: I found that Essence rare
  7. Siouxsie and Banshees: The Playground Twist
  8. The Members: Sound of the suburbs
  9. Dead Kennedys: California Uber Alles
  10. The Dickies – Banana Splits

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