100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The Clash’sThe Clash’ (1977)
Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. THE CLASH | The Clash CBS (1977 ) | Amazon | iTunes | Listen Below Selected by Sonya Alexander English punk rock band The Clash proved The Clash Clash, in a mere three weekends. Released in the U.K. in April of 1977 and the U.S in July of 1979 mouthpiece for social ills and the angst of the youth. The Clash was one of the most successful at it some songs that sound like progenitors to hip hop. "Magnificent Seven" and "This is the Radio Clash 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The Clash’sThe Clash’ (1977)
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The Clash as a band that made impassioned statements about the times we were living in and how we got May 1982, Combat Rock is The Clash’s fifth studio album, their best selling album and the last to TRIBUTE: Celebrating 35 Years of The Clash’s ‘Combat Rock’ With 1982’s ‘Combat Rock,’ The Clash sold tons of records with an album that was complex and far different than anything else on the charts at the time. The Clash Happy 35th Anniversary to The Clash’s Combat Rock, originally released May 14, 1982. Released in your speakers without compromising their message. The Clash toned down the excesses of their of actor Errol Flynn who was a photojournalist who disappeared in 1970 while in Vietnam. The Clash spent
Remembering Joe Strummer Today on What Would Have Been His 65th Birthday (Born 8/21/52)
one frequently brilliant body of work later, the Clash broke up amidst rancorous infighting and The Clash Biography (via AllMusic): As frontman and main songwriter of the Clash, Joe Strummer created some of the , and co-founded the Clash in 1976; the rest was history. Six albums, many more singles and EPs, and impassioned urgency to the political sloganeering that filled some of his best songs. After the Clash disbanded heart attack at his home in Somerset. Discography (The Clash): Amazon | iTunes Discography (Joe
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-studio footage of the album’s recording sessions. “The best point of The Clash is probably the London WATCH: The Making of The Clash’s ‘London Calling’ [Documentary] The Clash Arguably the quintessential musical portrait of late 20th century urban life in London, The Clash’s third The Clash’s London Calling via Amazon | iTunes WATCH: Part 1 (of 2) Part 2 (of 2)
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confided to Entertainment Weekly. "There's a joy in Stevie Wonder, or early Beatles, or the Clash at
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Sabbath, the Sex Pistols, and the Clash in 1979. On his 14th birthday, Cobain bought his first guitar
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along with Paul Simonon (The Clash) and Simon Tong (The Verve) in 2006, and Rocket Juice & the Moon with Africa ’70. Together with Allen, Albarn has formed two supergroups: The Good, The Bad & The Queen
Happy Birthday to Lee “Scratch” Perry, Born March 20, 1936
brought in to produce some tracks for the Clash, but the results were remixed more to the band's . Perry was also expanding his range of influence, working with the Clash, who were huge Perry fans , having covered the Perry-produced version of Junior Murvin's classic "Police and Thieves." Perry was
Happy Birthday to James Dean Bradfield, Born February 21, 1969
after the doomed American film actor. Early exposure to the first wave of punk bands, especially the Clash, led Bradfield to form a band with his cousin Sean Moore on drums and childhood friend Nicholas
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, honing their addictive brand that utilized everything from The Clash to D-Train with each record. On
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Gucci Mane, among others. A joint EP with Eminem and Everlast titled Calm Down: The Clash arrived in
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-punk became a convenient category concocted to separate The Clash, the Ramones and the Sex Pistols
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for 999 but didn't get the gig. She and Mick Jones, who would shortly start the Clash, attempted a
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unapologetic (and sometimes with make-up). The Sex Pistols came with Never Mind the Bollocks while The Clash’s working class, self-titled debut effort ushered in more organic, no-frills riffs. On the
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 35 Years of The Police’s ‘Ghost in the Machine’
Stone scribe Debra Rae Cohen referred to in her album review, writing “They're still not the Clash. But The Police display more commitment, more real anger, on Ghost in the Machine than ever before
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brattish attitude comparable to The Clash or Sex Pistols in their glory days. As the lone rock track on
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progressed, it became clear that the band didn't break from tradition like their punk contemporaries Heartbreakers' bracing return to roots was nearly as unexpected as the crashing chords of the Clash. As time
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Bob Dylan’s ‘Time Out of Mind’
. It earned three Grammy awards, including one for Album of the Year. Maybe the clash of styles recording session. And as a result of their differing in-studios ethics, Dylan and Lanois clashed helped the album achieve its success, or maybe Lanois’ techniques lent themselves to the album’s overall frequently throughout the making of Time Out of Mind. Due in large part to Lanois’ methods, Time Out
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