Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Elvis Costello's Fave Albums of 1977

Ian Dury : Sweet Gene Vincent

In 2000 Elvis Costello looked back on his own Class of '77 and put the following albums into a list he made for Vanity Fair of his 500 Favorite Albums. The song selections are his.

David Bowie Low, “Always Crashing in the Same Car”
                      Heroes , “Joe the Lion.”

Ian Dury: New Boots and Panties!! , “Sweet Gene Vincent.”

Richard Hell and the Voidoids: Blank Generation , “New Pleasure.”

Iggy Pop: The Idiot, “Nightclubbin’”
                Lust for Life, “Some Weird Sin.”

 The Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols , “Pretty Vacant.”

Television: Marquee Moon, “See No Evil.”

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