Feb 112016
 

Release date order:

  1. Elvis Costello – Armed Forces (January 5)
  2. Pop Group – Y (April 20)
  3. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures (June 15)
  4. Robert Fripp – Exposure (June)
  5. Neil Young – Rust Never Sleeps (July 2)
  6. Wire – 154 (September)
  7. Marianne Faithfull – Broken English (October)
  8. The Germs – (GI) (October)
  9. Public Image Ltd – Metal Box / Second Edition (November 23)
  10. The Clash – London Calling (December 14)

Others:

  • Swell Maps – A Trip to Marineville (June 27)
  • Talking Heads – Fear of Music (August 3)
  • Gang Of Four – Entertainment! (September 25)
  • Neil Young – Live Rust (November 14)
  • Pink Floyd – The Wall (November 30)

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Feb 112016
 

Release date order:

  1. Pere Ubu – Modern Dance (January)
  2. Lou Reed – Street Hassle (February)
  3. Patti Smith – Easter (March 3)
  4. Brian Eno – Ambient 1: Music For Airports (March)(AMBIENT)
  5. Kraftwerk – The Man-Machine (May 19)
  6. Devo – Are We Not Men? We Are Devo! (July)
  7. Tom Waits – Blue Valentine (September)
  8. National Health – Of Queues And Cures (December)
  9. Jean-Michel Jarre – Equinoxe (December)
  10. Big Star – Third (Sister Lovers) (?)

Others:

  • Television – Adventure (April)
  • The Jam – All Mod Cons (November 3)
  • Poet and the Roots (Linton Kwesi Johnson) – Dread Beat an’ Blood (?)(REGGAE)

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