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  1. Six of the most iconic gigs at King Tut's in GlasgowRead the original story

    Thursday |

    ... moments. While that reviewer lamented the 'inherent sadness' of Strummer's performance, McGeachan recalled seeing the Clash hits being played by their frontman as a "magical moment". The performance has certainly had a lasting impact, leading to the ...


  2. The Equals perform "Police On My Back"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Boing Boing

    The Clash recorded "Police On My Back" for Sandinista! in 1980, but The Equals did it on 1967. Here's the Richard-Lester-meets-the-Keystone-Kops video.


  3. Music NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... singer has made a career of making connetions with western rock and rollers, most famously covering The Clash in Arabic. This 2013 album builds on those connections, with Mick Jones and Brian Eno both appearing. Personally, I could not care less ...


  4. How Johnny Rotten Joined the Sex PistolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Daily Beast

    ... the lead singer of The Damned, and this group called The London SS which was the group Mick Jones was in before The Clash-they were looked at for possible singers, Chrissie Hynde at one point was considered a " We didn't find anybody, at least I ...


  5. Collecting Treasures: Is there value in collecting propaganda?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Arizona Republic

    ... auction, but you might be able to find some for as low as $20. John Lennon's 1969 hit song "Give Peace a Chance," The Clash's 1979 punk rock hit, "London Calling," U2's 1983 riveting song, "Sunday, Bloody Sunday" a the list of political protest ...


  6. Who Is Sade Adu and Why Is She on a Supreme T-Shirt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    Supreme's 2017 spring/summer range drops today and when the collection was first teased, it revealed that singer/songwriter Sade Adu of the band Sade was the next face of the label's music tee series . Names who've appeared on these special projects before included Morrissey , Neil Young , Lou Reed, The Clash, John Coltrane, and Isaac Hayes to name a few.


  7. Want to own Lemmy from Motorhead's favourite Aylesbury pub? Cats not includedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bucks Herald

    A pub which attracted the likes of The Clash's Joe Strummer and Motorhead's Lemmy through its doors is looking for a new owner. This is the first time that The Green Man, in Aylesbury's Market Square has been available for a private buyer, after years as the property of a brewery.


  8. Niall Ferguson:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Jewish World Review

    As a teenage punk rocker, I first heard those lines from the hoarse larynx of The Clash's Joe Strummer. I found out only later that the song was written by the guy who replaced Buddy Holly as front-man of The Crickets.


  9. a Us wrestler role-playing as a fan of President Donald Trump holds a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | South China Morning Post

    Niall Ferguson says his ill-considered travel and immigration ban, now shot down by the courts, has been the biggest mistake so far of this populist leader, who should be focusing on winnable victories instead "Breaking rocks in the hot sun / I fought the law and the law won." As a teenage punk rocker with a Thatcherite enthusiasm for the rule of law and harsh penal codes, I first heard those lines from the hoarse larynx of the Clash's Joe Strummer.


  10. The Damned in the 1970s, (from left) Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies, Dave Vanian and Brian James.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | South China Morning Post

    ... were often regarded as the jokey cousins of the politically charged Clash or the nihilistic Sex Pistols. Indeed, The Clash led a boycott of the band after they refused to join Joe Strummer and Co in a walkout from 1976's notorious Anarchy in the UK ...


  11. Troubled lingerie chain Agent Provocateur set to be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Mail

    ... of Corre's divorce from Rees, after she embarked on a relationship with Paul Simonon, the former bass player with The Clash. The nitty-gritty of 3i's involvement with the couple's business empire was overshadowed by salacious gossip about the split. ...


  12. The Neuroscience of Deciding: Should I Stay or Should I Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Psychology Today

    ... treatments for various psychological disorders. In their 1982 anthem, " Should I Stay or Should I Go ," The Clash ask a simple question that requires decision-making and subsequent motor control based on neuronal inhibition or excitation similar to ...


  13. Snapshot of the 1970s that weaves a magical spell: review of 20th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sunday Herald

    ... Bening's warm, eccentric, very funny and emotionally nuanced performance. And a killer soundtrack (Talking Heads, The Clash, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bowie, The Buzzcocks) provides its appealing punk energy. Based on the satirical novel, this ...


  14. 'We felt we could change the world' Rock Against Racism rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... Britain. Shelton, an activist and photographer, was there from the start. On the stage, at concerts by bands like The Clash, The Specials and Misty in Roots and on the street, at tense, tinderbox marches through the National Front strongholds of ...


  15. Top Clash tribute band coming to WidnesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    FANS of classic punk rock can relive the glory days of 1977 when one of the UK's leading Clash tribute bands comes to Widnes. London Calling are playing a gig at the Studio on Lacey Street to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of White Riot - the debut single by The Clash.


  16. What Does This Photo Of Eleven Tell Us About Stranger Things Season 2?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Refinery 29

    ... for being a part of their #squad. Eggos are a must, so is knowing the lyrics to "Should I Stay Or Should I Go?" by The Clash, and never, ever leave anyone sitting alone by a pool (RIP Barb).


  17. Punk: how cinema ignored something so loudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Japan Times

    ... some three decades after the heyday of hardcore. While the rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame is loaded with punk bands (The Clash, the Ramones, et al.) and the retro music docs are too numerous to count, punk left barely a ripple on the big screen. Looking ...


  18. Happy International Clash Day, San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KQED

    ... of San Francisco reocognizes the achievements of notable musical and artistic culture, the legendary UK band, The Clash, through its music, has given the world a socially conscious sound that represents progressive values of diversity, tolerance and ...


  19. How Television Made 'Marquee Moon,' the Best Punk Guitar Album EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The New York Observer

    ... to soul's Otis Redding. Rather than deconstructing the guitar to its most brutal like their contemporaries in The Clash and The Ramones, Television delivered a tangled, serpentine guitar spar over Marquee Moon 's eight sprawling songs, and in twice ...


  20. International Clash (Song of the) Day! Billy Sedlmayr on 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Tucson Weekly

    I am up early staring at a photo of The Clash.They should of negotiated a deal with some dentists while pulling off one of the more incredible feats of rock 'n' roll l history. They released Sandinista in December 1980, and by summer were in New York City, promoting what was to be a three-night soldout at the storied Bond theater.