1. The Vibrators – Stiff Little Fingers (same)
2. Seaweed – Red Tape Parade (same)
3. Embrace – End Of A Year (same)
4. Minor Threat – In My Eyes (same)
5. Hoover – Breather Resist (same)
6. Sonic Youth – Eric’s Trip (same)
7. The Jesus Lizard – Boilermaker (same)
8. Big Black – My Disco (same)
9. Melvins – Boris (same)
10. The Ramones – Bad Brain (Bad Brains)
11. Buzzcocks – Boredom (The Boredoms)
12. Planes Mistaken For Stars – Funeral For A Friend (same)
13. The Velvet Underground – The Black Angel’s Death Song (The Black Angels)
14. Can – Spoon (same)
15. The Smiths – Pretty Girls Make Graves (same)
16. Rites Of Spring – End On End (same)
17. The Nation Of Ulysses – Perpetual Motion Machine (same; record label)
18. Cap’n Jazz – Scary Kids Scaring Kids! (Scary Kids Scaring Kids)
19. Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – Death Cab For Cutie (same)
20. Buddy Holly – Rave On (Raveonettes)
21. Reversal Of Man – Enoch Ardon (same)
Now I’ll admit this isn’t really so black-and-white. A band name can stem from multiple sources, the same term or phrase in all of them. And once named, a continuous, online version of the telephone game makes it tough to track back to its source. “Boilermaker” and “Enoch Ardon” are fine examples, as I don’t actually have a clue if those bands found their names in these songs. “Enoch Arden” (mind the ‘e’) is a poem, and whether the song or the band came from that or one another or nothing related at all I can’t say for sure, but rather just made an educated guess. Jesus Lizard also put out songs called “Mouth Breather”, “Good Riddance”, and “Whirl”, among others, but I can’t confirm any linkage to those respective bands. (Whirl denied it.) Same goes for Minor Threat (“Seein Red”), Melvins (“Disengage”, “Eyehategod”, etc; although I’m pretty sure about those two) and countless other bands. On the other hand, some of the more well-known ones I omitted as well, such as anything from the Beatles, Misfits, etc. Just because. And there’s also lyrical influence to consider, but that’s a huge lawn to mow and I don’t have a big enough koozie to get through it properly hydrated. To show you how ‘in’ the ‘loop’ I am, I had “People” by Silver Jews (Suburban Kids With Biblical Names) and “Yellow Coat” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (which birthed the Mountain Goats moniker) in the mix before reconsidering.
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