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Dirty Water
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Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White
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Hey Joe, Where You Gonna Go
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Riot on Sunset Strip
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Barracuda

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The Standells made number 11 in 1966 with "Dirty Water," an archetypal garage rock hit with its Stones-ish riff, lecherous vocal, and combination of raunchy guitar and organ. While they never again reached the Top 40, they cut a number of strong, similar tunes in the 1966-1967 era that have belatedly been recognized as '60s punk classics. "Garage rock" may not have been a really accurate term for them in the first place, as the production on their best material was full and poli... Read more

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