Proto-Punk, Post-Punk, & 1st Wave Punk: 1975-1979
Pre-Punk: 1965-1969

Pre- & Proto-Punk: 1970-1974

Albums from this period are below the fold.

Black Sabbath: Self-titled  (1970)

Black Sabbath: Paranoid (1970)

Bob Marley and the Wailers: Soul Rebels (1970)

David Bowie: The Man Who Sold the World (1970)

David Peel & The Lower East Side: The American Revolution (1970)

Electric Funeral (1): The Wild Performance (1970)

Flamin’ Groovies: Flamingo (1970)

Hawkwind: Self-titled (1970)

The Heptones: Black Is Black (1970)

Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin III (1970)

Lord Sutch and His Heavy Friends: Self-titled (1970)

MC5: Back in the USA (1970)

The Stooges: Fun House (1970)

Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs (1970)

Syd Barrett: Barrett (1970)

T. Rex: Self-titled (1970)

The Upsetters: Clint Eastwood (1970)

The Woolies: Basic Rock (1970)

Yesterday’s Children: Self-titled  (1970)

Atomic Rooster: In Hearing of Atomic Rooster (1971)

Bang: Self-titled  (1971)

Black Sabbath: Master of Reality (1971)

Bloodrock: Bloodrock U.S.A. (1971)

Bob Marley and the Wailers: Soul Revolution (1971)

Budgie: Self-titled  (1971)

Can: Tago Mago (1971)

David Bowie: Hunky Dory (1971)

Dust: Self-titled (1971)

Flamin’ Groovies: Teenage Head (1971)

Hawkwind: In Search of Space (1971)

MC5: High Time (1971)

The Modern Lovers: Self-titled  (1976) [recorded from 1971-1972]

The Pink Fairies: Never Neverland (1971)

Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers (1971)

Third World: Self-titled  (1971)

Toad: Self-titled  (1971)

Ton Steine Scherben: Warum geht es mir so dreckig? (1971)

T. Rex: Electric Warrior (1971)

Bang: Mother/Bow to the King (1972)

Bran Vattën: I Just Wat to Rock and Roll You/From Now One (single) (1972)

Bran Vattën: Take It Easy/Evil Hearted Woman (single) (1972)

Budgie: Squawk (1972)

Can: Ege Bamyasi (1972)

Captain Beyond: Self-titled  (1972)

David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)

Dust: Hard Attack (1972)

electric eels: Having a Philosophical Investigation with The Electric Eels (1989) [recorded 1972-1975]

electric eels: God Says Fuck You (1991) [recorded 1972-1975]

electric eels: The Beast 999 Presents The Electric Eels in Their Organic Majesty's Request (1991) [recorded 1972-1975]

electric eels: The Eyeball of Hell (2001) [recorded 1972-1975]

Hawkwind: Doremi Fasol Latido (1972)

Lord Sutch & Heavy Friends: Hands of Jack the Ripper (1972)

Neu!: Self-titled (1972)

New York Dolls: Private World - The Complete Early Studio Demos (2006) [ recorded from 1972-1973]

The Pink Fairies: What a Bunch of Sweeties (1972)

Third World War: Third World War II (1972)

Ton Steine Scherben: Keine Macht für Niemand (1972)

T. Rex: The Slider (1972)

Blast: Hope/Damned Flame (single) (1973) [earliest D-beat?]

Captain Beyond: Sufficiently Breathless (1973)

The Modern Lovers: The Original Modern Lovers (1981) [recorded in 1973]

Necromandus: Orexis of Death (1973)

Neu!: Neu! 2 (1973)

New York Dolls: Self-titled (1973)

The Pink Fairies: Kings of Oblivion (1973)

Rockfire Funk Express: People Save the World (single) (1973)

The Stooges: Raw Power (1973)

Zolar-X: Timeless (2004) [ recorded in 1973]

Death: Politicians in My Eyes (single) (1974) [first properly punk single?]

The Hammersmith Gorillas: You Really Got Me/Leavin’ ‘Ome (single) (1974)

The Heavy Metal Kids: Heavy Metal Kids (1974)

New York Dolls: Too Much Too Soon (1974)

The Real Kids: The Kids November EP (2018) [ recorded in 1974]

Ton Steine Scherben: Wenn die Nacht am tiefsten… (1974)

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