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tigers1956
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baton rouge
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What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
The psychedlic furs
Echo and the bunnymen
The clash
The jam
Elvish costello and the attractions
The cure
The Smith's
Rem
Taking heads
The B52's
OMD
Bjork
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Shockthamonkey
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BR
Member since Jul 2016
585 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
The Minutemen
Husker Du
X
Dream Syndicate
The Gun Club


DeltaTigerDelta
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Member since Jan 2017
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
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The psychedlic furs
Echo and the bunnymen
The clash
Elvish costello and the attractions
Rem
Taking heads
The B52's


Joe King Carrasco and the Crowns
The Cold
The Pretenders
The Judys
The Dicks
The Big Boys
Legionnaires Disease
The Skunks
Bowley and Wilson
The Bus Boys
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hobotiger
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Member since Nov 2007
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Tubeway Army


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Burlee
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Memphis, TN
Member since Aug 2006
7312 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
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The Minutemen



Double Nickels on the Dime may be one of my most favorite albums of all time.


CAD703X
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Liberty Island
Member since Jul 2008
68840 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Let's active
Prefab sprout
This mortal coil
Jesus and Mary chain
Cocteau twins
Dead milkmen
Ultravox
Jonzun crew
Kid creole
Fine young cannibals (first album)
Cabaret Voltaire
Shreikback
PIL
Big audio dynamite
Legendary pink dots
Black flag
Killing joke
The the
Krsftwerk

I could do this for hours...


Zappas Stache
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
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The Minutemen
Husker Du
X
Dream Syndicate
The Gun Club


Pretty good list. I would add Sonic Youth, Replacements,Green On Red, Jason and the Scorchers, Violent Femmes, New Model Army, Billy Bragg, Legendary Pink Dots, Love and Rockets/Tones on Tail....
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DeltaTigerDelta
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Guadalcanal Diary
Screaming Blue Messiahs


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Perfect Circle
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S W Alabama
Member since Sep 2017
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
REM
Joy Division
New Order
Psychedelic Furs
The Cure
Guadalcanal Diary
Love and Rockets
The Smiths
Echo and the Bunnymen


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LSU alum wannabe
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Violent Femmes. Self title was 1983 right?


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hobotiger
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Asbury Park, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Yep, Violent Femmes were 83.

I will add Bow Wow Wow


Legba007
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Franklin, Tn
Member since Jul 2013
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
REM
Jason & the Scorchers
The Cramps


fontell
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Montgomery
Member since Sep 2006
4241 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
The Producers


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The Seaward
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2006
10419 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Pretty much any band I would list has already been mentioned, I’ll just post this:

Husker Du- Chartered Trips

Song rips


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RockAndRollDetective
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Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2014
4401 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
"Taking Heads" sounds pretty sinister. Also The Sugarcubes first record was in 1988.


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selfgen
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youngsville
Member since Aug 2006
664 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
C’mon man! Where’s XTC?
They were one of the best!


Zappas Stache
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
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C’mon man! Where’s XTC?
They were one of the best!




I liked some xtc stuff and had a best friend who thought like you. I just didn't get the adulation. I actually thought Stawberry Alarm Clock was better.


NBR_Exile
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Houston
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re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
Rank and File
X
BoDeans
Lone Justice
Drivin N Cryin
The Blasters
The Beat Farmers
The Long Ryders
Social Distortion


TFTC
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Chicago, Il
Member since May 2010
20971 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
I'll add..

The dB's
The Feelies
The Clean
The Bats
The Chills
The Verlaines
Mission of Burma
Volcano Suns
The Pogues
The Waterboys
Camper Van Beethoven
Love Tractor
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DeltaTigerDelta
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2017
5546 posts

re: What were your favorite college alternative bands from 1975 to 1985
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The Beat Farmers


Happy Boy!
and the Blasters were damn good.

I’ll add Jason and the Nashville Scorchers


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