40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time

The riot-starters and two-chord wonders that blew rock wide open

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The Replacements, 'Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash' (1981)
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29. The Replacements, 'Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash' (1981)

Definitive proof that Midwestern drunkards could be as fast, loud and sloppy as any New York junkie, with resident poet Paul Westerberg croaking about booze and despair over the band's "power trash." What truly set them apart was the humor that came through in lyrics like "I hate music!/It's got too many notes!"

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