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Social Distortion

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Social Distortion’s first ever vinyl box set, The Independent Years: 1983 - 2004, collects the band’s independent label releases from their rough and tumble punk rock beginnings to the roots rock sound that defined a generation. Includes Mommy’s Little Monster, Prison Bound, Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll and the compilation Mainliner (Wreckage From The Past) on unique colored vinyl, all in a collectable slipcase
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Mainliner (Wreckage From The Past) is a collection of early singles and b-sides recorded circa 1983 and compiled for release on July 18, 1995.  Includes a cover of the Rolling Stones “Under My Thumb” and the fan favorite “1945”.
 
Mommy’s Little Monster is Social Distortion’s 1983 debut album and recorded in a single session after Mike Ness’s participation in the 1982 Another State of Mind punk documentary. All Music calls the album “the epitome of early-'80s suburban California punk and provided inspiration for many future Californians, including the Offspring and Rancid".
 
Prison Bound, Social Distortion’s second album, would arrive in 1988, a full five years after their debut. Mike Ness adding in his influences of Johnny Cash and The Rolling Stones (including a cover of the Stones’ “Backstreet Girl”) would be Social Distortion’s turning point from a raw Orange County punk rock band to the roots rock direction that would ultimately define their sound.
 
Sex, Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll is Social Distortion’s sixth album, released in 2004, eight years after White Light, White Heat, White Trash. Marking a return to their independent label roots, a great deal of the album is a musical eulogy to former classic era guitarist Dennis Danell, who died in 2000. The album's opening track, "Reach for the Sky" would go on to become one of Social Distortion's biggest hits
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Odyssey Music / Patricia Markert