MC5

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MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964. The original band line-up consisted of vocalist Rob Tyner, guitarists Wayne Kramer and Fred "Sonic" Smith, bassist Michael Davis, and drummer Dennis Thompson. "Crystallizing the counterculture movement at its most volatile and threatening", according to AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine, the MC5's far left political ties and anti-establishment lyrics and music positioned them as emerging innovators of the punk movement in the United States. Their loud, energetic style of back-to-basics rock and roll included elements of garage rock, hard rock, blues rock, and psychedelic rock but were not known for including fuzz elements. Wikipedia

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RankTitleYear*
1 Looking At You
2 Motor City Is Burning 1969
3 Come Together 1905
4 Ramblin' Rose 1969
5 Borderline 1905
6 The American Ruse 1970
7 I Want You Right Now 1988
8 Tonight
9 Shakin' Street
10 Starship 1905
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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