Transmission Episode 1: 1977

Listen to Ralph Mexico play the choicest cuts from the meatiest of musical years. A year in which Elvis Presley departed and Elvis Costello arrived; punk exploded; Liverpool won the European Cup; and more brilliant music was unleashed than in any year before or since.

“Sex & Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll” – Ian Dury & The Blockheads

“Watching The Detectives” – Elvis Costello & The Attractions

“Chinese Rocks” – Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers

“Roadrunner” – The Modern Lovers

“Love Goes To Building On Fire” – Talking Heads

“Guiding Light” – Television

“Boredom” – Buzzcocks

“Three Girl Rhumba” – Wire

“Nightclubbing” – Iggy Pop

“1977” – Edwyn Collins

“Police & Thieves” – Junior Marvin

“Fisherman” – The Congos

“Glad To See You Go” – The Ramones

“Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” – The Ramones

“Sound & Vision” – David Bowie

“Ghost Rider” – Suicide

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