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AK79

AK79 is a collection of songs by punk bands active in Auckland in the late 1970s. The Original LP was released by Ripper Records in December 1979 and featured The Scavengers, The Swingers, The Primmers, Proud Scum, Toy Love and The Terrorways.

A Flying Nun/Propeller Records reissue featured additional tracks including material from The Suburban Reptiles, Spelling Mistakes, The Features and Marching Girls.

1979 AK79 (Various Artists) Ripper Records RPR1

1. The Scavengers - Mysterex
2. The Terrorways - Never Been To Borstal
3. Proud Scum - I Am A Rabbit
4. The Scavengers - True Love
5. Proud Scum - Suicide
6. The Terrorways - She's A Mod
7. The Swingers - Certain Sound
8. The Primmers - Funny Stories
9. Toy Love - Squeeze
10. The Swingers - Baby
11. The Primmers - You're Gonna Get Done
12. Toy Love - Toy Love Song

1993 AK79 (Various Artists) Flying Nun Records - FNCD279/Propeller Records - D31083

1. Suburban Reptiles - Megaton
2. Suburban Reptiles - Coup D'Etat
3. The Scavengers - Routine
16. Suburban Reptiles - Saturday Night Stay at Home
17. Proud Scum - Suicide 2
18. The Terrorways - Short Haired Rock 'N' Roll
19. Features - City Scenes
20. Spelling Mistakes - Feel So Good
21. Marching Girls - First in Line
22. Toy Love - Frogs
23. Features - Victim
24. Spelling Mistakes - Hate Me, Hate Me
25. Marching Girls - True Love

More Video Links

AK79 Reunion Gig 2008 - Proud Scum Interview
Mysterex - The Scavengers 2008 reunion
Give it a Whirl - Ronnie Recent talks about The Scavengers - Mysterex.
The Scavengers
Never Been to Borstal - The Terrorways 2008 reunion
I am a Rabbit (live 1979) - Proud Scum
I am a Rabbit - Proud Scum 2008 reunion.

Audio Links

Radio New Zealand - AK79 Live reunion gig
95bFM AK80 pt 1 - The AK79 Legacy

General Links

Wikipedia
Zwines and Auckland Punk History - Simon Griggs website
AK79 - Simon Griggs website
NZ Herald - Sept 11 2008 Celebrating Classic Punk
Dexter.net - A collection of photos from the 2008 reunion gig