“Top 50 by Nirvana” [Mixtape]

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Top 50 by Nirvana - Kurt Cobain listed these as his Top 50 albums in his journal, probably sometime in 1993.  The playlist below includes a song from each album, two songs from a few of the albums.

Kurt Cobain listed these as his Top 50 albums in his journal, probably sometime in 1993. The playlist below includes a song from each album, two songs from a few of the albums.

 

Iggy & the Stooges – Raw Power (1973)
Pixies – Surfer Rosa (1988)
The Breeders – Pod (1990)
The Vaselines – Dying for It (1988, listed as Pink EP)
The Shaggs – Philosophy of the World (1969)
Fang – Landshark (1982)
MDC – Millions of Dead Cops (1981)
Scratch Acid – Scratch Acid (1984, listed as 1st EP)
Saccharine Trust – Paganicons (1981, listed as 1st EP)
Butthole Surfers – Pee Pee the Sailor (1983)
Black Flag – My War (1984)
Bad Brains – Rock for Light (1983)
Gang of Four – Entertainment! (1979)
Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)
The Frogs – It’s Only Right and Natural (1989)
PJ Harvey – Dry (1992)
Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (1988)
The Knack – Get the Knack (1979)
The Saints – Know Your Product (1978)
Kleenex – “anything by:” (1978-1983, possibly referring to 1993′s Kleenex/LiLiPUT compilation)
The Raincoats – The Raincoats (1979)
Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth (1980)
Aerosmith – Rocks (1976)
Various Artists – What Is It. (1982, erroneously listed as What Is This?)
R.E.M. – Green (1988)
Shonen Knife – Burning Farm (K Records version, 1985)
The Slits – Typical Girls (1979)
The Clash – Combat Rock (1982)
The Faith/Void – The Faith/Void (1982)
Rites of Spring – Rites of Spring (1985)
Beat Happening – Jamboree (1988)
Tales of Terror – Tales of Terror (1984)
Leadbelly – Leadbelly’s Last Sessions Volume One (1953)
Mudhoney – Superfuzz Bigmuff (1988)
Daniel Johnston – Yip/Jump Music (1983)
Flipper – Album – Generic Flipper (1982)
The Beatles – Meet the Beatles! (1964)
Half Japanese – We Are They Who Ache with Amorous Love (1990)
Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician (1987)
Black Flag – Damaged (1981)
Fear – The Record (1982)
Public Image Ltd – The Flowers of Romance (1981)
Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)
Marine Girls – Beach Party (1982)
David Bowie – The Man Who Sold the World (1970)
Wipers – Is This Real? (1980)
Wipers – Youth of America (1981)
Wipers – Over the Edge (1983)
Mazzy Star – She Hangs Brightly (1990)
Swans – Young God (1984, erroneously listed as Raping a Slave)