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The Damned: Damned, Damned, Damned (Stiff Records)

Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 19 February 1977

LADIES AND Gentlemen — welcome to the world's first 78 rpm album. At last, a recording that gives credence to the claim that punk does have a place in the hierarchical structure of contemporary music — at the top. Sorry, change that to hieranarchical.

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