Playlist 1989

50 songs I heard at shows and parties in 1989, by Bruce Pavitt. Sort columns by clicking on column headers.

Number Artist/ Track/ Album City Listen
1 Beat Happening "Bewitched" Jamboree (Olympia) View in iTunes
2 Beat Happening "Indian Summer" Jamboree (Olympia) View in iTunes
3 Big Black "Kerosene" Atomizer (Chicago) View in iTunes
4 Black Flag "Damaged l" Damaged (Long Beach) View in iTunes
5 Butthole Surfers "Sweat Loaf" Locust Abortion Technician (Austin) View in iTunes
6 Cosmic Psychos "Lost Cause" Glorius Barsteds (Melbourne) View in iTunes
7 Dinosaur Jr. "Freak Scene" Bug (Amherst) View in iTunes
8 Flipper "Sex Bomb " Generic Flipper (San Francisco) View in iTunes
9 Green River "P.C.C." Dry As A Bone/Rehab Doll (Seattle) View in iTunes
10 Husker Du "Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely" Candy Apple Grey (Minneapolis) View in iTunes
11 Husker Du "The Girl Who Lives On Heaven Hill" New Day Rising (Minneapolis) View in iTunes
12 L7 "Shove" Smell the Magic (L.A.) View in iTunes
13 Meat Puppets "Lake of Fire" Meat Puppets ll (Phoenix) View in iTunes
14 Melvins "At A Crawl" Ozma (San Francisco) View in iTunes
15 Motorhead "Ace of Spades" Ace of Spades (London) View in iTunes
16 Mudhoney "In N' Out of Grace" Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles (Seattle) View in iTunes
17 Mudhoney "This Gift" Mudhoney (Seattle) View in iTunes
18 Mudhoney "Touch Me I'm Sick" Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles (Seattle) View in iTunes
19 My Bloody Valentine "Feed Me With Your Kiss" Isnít Anything (Dublin) View in iTunes
20 Neil Young "Cinnamon Girl" Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (L.A.) View in iTunes
21 Nirvana "About A Girl" Bleach (Seattle) View in iTunes
22 Nirvana "Been A Son" Nirvana (Seattle) View in iTunes
23 Nirvana "Blew" Bleach (Seattle) View in iTunes
24 Nirvana "Dive" Incesticide (Seattle) View in iTunes
25 Nirvana "Love Buzz" Bleach (Seattle) View in iTunes
26 Pixies "Gigantic" Surfer Rosa (Boston) View in iTunes
27 Pixies "Monkey Gone To Heaven" Doolittle (Boston) View in iTunes
28 Pixies "Where Is My Mind? Surfer Rosa" (Boston) View in iTunes
29 Public Enemy "Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos" It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back (NYC) View in iTunes
30 Pussy Galore "Sweet Little Hi-Fi" Sugarshit Sharp (NYC) View in iTunes
31 The Raincoats "Lola" The Raincoats (London) View in iTunes
32 The Ramones "Blitzkrieg Bop" The Ramones (NYC) View in iTunes
33 Redd Kross "Neurotica" Neurotica (L.A.) View in iTunes
34 Scratch Acid "Greatest Gift" Scratch Acid (Austin) View in iTunes
35 Sex Pistols "Anarchy in the UK" Never Mind the Bollocks (London) View in iTunes
36 Shonen Knife "A Day of The Factory" Burning Farm (Osaka) View in iTunes
37 The Slits "Typical Girls" Cut (London) View in iTunes
38 Sonic Youth "Silver Rocket" Daydream Nation (NYC) View in iTunes
39 Sonic Youth "Teenage Riot" Daydream Nation (NYC) View in iTunes
40 The Sonics "The Witch" Introducing The Sonics (Tacoma) View in iTunes
41 Soundgarden "Hunted Down" Screaming Life (Seattle) View in iTunes
42 Spaceman 3 "Revolution" Playing With Fire (Rugby, UK) View in iTunes
43 The Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog" The Stooges (Detroit) View in iTunes
44 The Stooges "Loose" Fun House (Detroit) View in iTunes
45 The Stooges "Search and Destroy" Raw Power (Detroit) View in iTunes
46 Thee Mighty Caesars "You Make Me Die" Archive from 1959-The Billy Childish Story (Chatham, UK) View in iTunes
47 The Vaselines "Molly's Lips" Enter The Vaselines (Glasgow) View in iTunes
48 The Vaselines "Son of A Gun" Enter The Vaselines (Glasgow) View in iTunes
49 The Wipers "Taking Too Long" Youth of America (Portlan) View in iTunes
50 Young Marble Giants "Credit in The Straight World" Colossal Youth (Cardiff) View in iTunes