Top Proto-Punk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
25
Patti Smith Horses Singer/Songwriter 1975
2
104
The Stooges Fun House Garage Rock 1970
3
126
Iggy and The Stooges Raw Power Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1973
4
180
New York Dolls New York Dolls Glam Rock 1973
5
196
The Stooges The Stooges Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1969
6
199
The Velvet Underground White Light / White Heat Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Noise Rock 1968
7
208
The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers 1976
8
228
MC5 Kick Out the Jams Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1969
9
801
MC5 Back in the USA Garage Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll 1970
10
817
The Sonics Here Are the Sonics!!! Garage Rock 1965
11
1060
New York Dolls Too Much Too Soon Glam Rock 1974
12
2166
The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! Hard Rock 1975

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Patti Smith Group Radio Ethiopia Art Rock 1976
Eddie and The Hot Rods Life on the Line Pub Rock 1977
Eddie and The Hot Rods Teenage Depression Pub Rock 1976
MC5 High Time Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1971