Various Artists - Counter Culture 1976 (Rough Trade)
Issued to tie in with the annual release of favourite tracks for 2006 selected by staff at the hippest record shop in the world, London’s Rough Trade and the shops 30th anniversary. Its a brilliant selection of well known punk singles by The Saints, Damned and Ramones mixed with underground cuts from Ivor Cutler, Dennis Brown, The Residents and Flamin’ Groovies. Reminiscent of listening to John Peel at the time. Why Candi Statons hit Young Hearts is included is not entirely clear!.