Based on Martin Strong's The Great Rock Discography, this is a compact version featuring 500 of the most influential figures in the history of popular music. It expands on the format of the previous title, in which full track listings for all albums, b-sides for all singles, labels, UK and US chart positions, band members, recommended listening, style analysis, band histories - from original line-ups to dissolution, solo projects, potted biographies, a pricing guide for rare albums and release dates are given.Riots ensued at nearly every major gig, and more controversy arrived when the next 45 a#39;s B-side a#39;JESUS SUCKSa#39;, was boycotted by pressing plant. ... (13th Floor Elevators) / GHOST OF A SMILE (Pogues) / ALPHABET CITY (Prince) / NEW KIND OF KICK (Cramps). ac Trivia: Their 1986 single a#39;SOME CANDY TALKINGa#39; was banned by Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith, due to its drug references. The following year in the States, they were banned from a chart show due to their blasphemous name.
|Title||:||The Wee Rock Discography|
|Publisher||:||Canongate Books - 1996|