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Crass - Merry Crassmas


On this date in 1981, Crass released their fifth single, "Merry Crassmas". It was backed by "Merry Crassmas 2". What a nice gift for Christmas from the punk band from Essex, England! Neither track appeared on an album. As an added Christmas bonus, the Crass medley of songs, which is what these tracks were, could be deciphered and entered into a contest to win a bonus gift from the band. The single reached the #2 spot on the U.K. indie singles chart. The band lasted until 1984.

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Anonymous said...

Dude! The sound is distoted. Is it groove damage? Or a bad CDR? Geat gem, i wish the sound quality was better.

MOOKIE said...

We don't post the music online so leave a comment on the Ska-Punk blog. Maybe they can re-do the recording.

It's a little crackly and there's way too much bass flooding through. It was poorly recorded to mp3 from vinyl.

Club80 said...

I found a different site and posted that instead. Hope this is better.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the download. I'm looking for the Dogs "Slash Your Face" 7" single to download. If you can post it, or know of a blog that has it, email me at

MOOKIE said...

Here is Slash your face on a compilation album called "Killed By Death"

MOOKIE said...

Here's the album - THE DOGS - Fed up! (1976)2000 Dionysus records @

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