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The Clash


British punk band, active 1976-85.

  • Joe Strummer -- Guitar, vocals
  • Mick Jones -- Guitar (fired 1983)
  • Paul Simonon -- Bass
  • Terry Chimes -- Drums (1976-77)
  • Topper Headon -- Drums (1977-82)
  • Pete Howard -- Drums (1983-85)
  • Nick Sheppard -- Guitar (1983-85)
  • Vince White -- Guitar (1983-85)

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mick Jones
26-Jun-1955   The Clash
Joe Strummer
21-Aug-1952 22-Dec-2002 Lead singer of The Clash


The Clash (1977, CBS (UK))
1Janie Jones
2Remote Control
3I'm So Bored with the U.S.A.
4White Riot
5Hate and War
6What's My Name?
8London's Burning
9Career Opportunities
11Protex Blue
12Police and Thieves (Lee "Scratch" Perry/Junior Murvin cover)
1348 Hours

A modified version was released two years later in the United States:

The Clash (1979, Epic (US))
1Clash City Rockers
2I'm So Bored with the U.S.A.
3Remote Control
4Complete Control
5White Riot
6(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais
7London's Burning
8I Fought the Law
9Janie Jones
10Career Opportunities
11What's My Name
12Hate & War
13Police & Thieves
14Jail Guitar Doors

Give 'Em Enough Rope (1978, Epic)
1Safe European Home
2English Civil War
3Tommy Gun
4Julie's Been Working for the Drug Squad
5Last Gang in Town
6Guns on the Roof
7Drug-Stabbing Time
8Stay Free
10All the Young Punks (New Boots and Contracts)

London Calling (1979, Epic)
1London Calling
2Brand New Cadillac
3Jimmy Jazz
5Rudie Can't Fail
6Spanish Bombs
7The Right Profile
8Lost in the Supermarket
10The Guns of Brixton
11Wrong 'Em Boyo
12Death or Glory
13Koka Kola
14The Card Cheat
15Lover's Rock
16Four Horsemen
17I'm Not Down
18Revolution Rock
19Train in Vain (Stand by Me)

The 25th-anniversary rerelease includes a disc of demos, long thought lost:

The Vanilla Tapes (2004, Epic)
2Rudie Can't Fail
3Paul's Tune
4I'm Not Down
54 Horsemen
6Koka Kola, Advertising & Cocaine
7Death Or Glory
8Lover's Rock
9Lonesome Me
10The police Walked In 4 Jazz
11Lost In The Supermarket
12Up-Toon (Inst.)
13Walking The Sidewalk
14Where You Gonna Go (Soweto)
15The Man In Me (Bob Dylan cover)
16Remote Control
17Working And Waiting
18Heart & Mind
19Brand New Cadillac
20London Calling
21Revolution Rock

Sandinista! (1980, Epic)
Side A
1The Magnificent Seven
2Hitsville U.K.
3Junco Partner
4Ivan Meets G.I. Joe
5The Leader
6Something About England
Side B
1Rebel Waltz
2Look Here
3The Crooked Beat
4Somebody Got Murdered
5One More Time
6One More Dub
Side C
1Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)
2Up in Heaven (Not Only Here)
3Corner Soul
4Let's Go Crazy
5If Music Could Talk
6The Sound of Sinners
Side D
1Police on My Back
2Midnight Log
3The Equaliser
4The Call Up
5Washington Bullets
Side E
1Lose This Skin
2Charlie Don't Surf
3Mensforth Hill
4Junkie Slip
5Kingston Advice
6The Street Parade
Side F
1Version City
2Living in Fame
3Silicone on Sapphire
4Version Pardner
5Career Opportunities
6Shepherds Delight

Combat Rock (1982, Epic)
1Know Your Rights
2Car Jamming
3Should I Stay or Should I Go
4Rock the Casbah
5Red Angel Dragnet
6Straight to Hell
7Overpowered by Funk
8Atom Tan
9Sean Flynn
10Ghetto Defendant
11Inoculated City
12Death is a Star

Cut the Crap (1985, Epic)
2Dirty Punk
3We Are The Clash
4Are You Red..Y
5Cool Under Heat
6Movers and Shakers
7This Is England
8Three Card Trick
9Play to Win
11North and South
12Life Is Wild

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