Top Proto-Punk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
23
Patti Smith Horses Singer/Songwriter 1975
2
98
The Stooges Fun House Garage Rock 1970
3
99
Iggy and The Stooges Raw Power Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1973
4
167
New York Dolls New York Dolls Glam Rock 1973
5
171
The Stooges The Stooges Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1969
6
182
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Noise Rock 1967
7
197
The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers 1976
8
215
MC5 Kick Out the Jams Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1969
9
786
MC5 Back in the USA Garage Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll 1970
10
839
The Sonics Here Are the Sonics!!! Garage Rock 1965
11
1080
New York Dolls Too Much Too Soon Glam Rock 1974
12
2252
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 Teenage Depression Pub Rock 1976
Eddie and The Hot Rods Life on the Line Pub Rock 1977
MC5 High Time Garage Rock, Hard Rock 1971