Minor Threat – I Don’t Wanna Hear It

~51 minutes


The debut episode of 1 Song 1 Show focuses on Minor Threat’s “I Don’t Wanna Hear It.” Chosen at random, the song immediately brought up comparisons of the DIY early 80’s indie music young industrialists to the everyone with a keyboard and an opinion podcasters of the current day. Minor Threat’s sound and walk the talk attitude left very little room for harsh criticism musically speaking. They were really fucking good, and you either liked the type of music they played or you weren’t into it. Their social/cultural observations were controversial and will continue to energize fresh listeners for years to follow.

Playlist for Minor Threat – I Don’t Wanna Hear It

Rich recommmends:

  • Fugazi – Waiting Room
  • Bad Brains – Sailin’ On
  • something by Circle Jerks (I would suggest “Wild in the Streets”)
  • a song from The Dead Milkmen’s “Big Lizard in my Backyard” he mentioned “Bitchin Camaro”

I would add to that:

  • Fugazi- Margin Walker
  • Bad Brains- Don’t Bother Me
  • The Dead Milkmen- Rastabilly
  • The Misfits- London Dungeon and Where Eagles Dare
  • Mudhoney- Flat out Fucked and Hate the Police
  • Helmet- Unsung
  • Minor Threat- Screamin at a Wall

Other stuff to look up:

Rich mentioned “Art to Choke Hearts” by Henry Rollins, and the website Pancake Mountain

Scott says it may be worth checking out Jonesy’s Jukebox on KROQ

“Our Band Could Be Your Life” by Michael Azerrad, check out his website You and What Army

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