Playlist 1989

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

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