7. The Ruts
Not strictly post punk and often considered punk, the Ruts were worth far more than history has painted them.
Briefly huge and yet oddly overlooked the Ruts would have been the standard bearers for UK punk in the eighties, they would have been the Clash of the decade- their fusion of punk and reggae was already untouchable and influential…
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