- Punk 45: Vol. 1 Underground Punk In USA, Vol. 1 1973-1980
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: LP
- Release Date:11/26/2013
Limited super-loud, super-heavy double vinyl LP pressing in gatefold-sleeve. Punk 45 charts the rise of underground Punk across the U.S. in the years 1973-1980. Features a collection of seminal, classic, obscure and rare Punk and proto-Punk 45 singles from the likes of Pere Ubu, the Zeros, the Randoms, Electric Eels, the Pagans, the Deadbeats, the Lewd and many more - a lightning rod journey across the states of America - Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Akron, New Orleans, Philadelphia - tracing the rise of punk music in these various towns and cities. The album comes complete with extensive text, biographies on each of the bands, exclusive photos and original record artwork. The album is released on CD with outsize large booklet.