Clash

8 April 1977, CBS released the self- titled first album by The Clash in the UK. The album is widely celebrated as one of the greatest punk albums of all time. CBS in the US refused to release it until 1979 and Americans bought over 100,000 imported copies of the record making it one of […]

9 March 1991, ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’ gave The Clash their only UK No.1 single after the track was used for a Levi’s TV advertisement. The track was first released in 1982 from their album Combat Rock. https://youtu.be/oGIFublvDes The Clash – Should I Stay or Should I Go (Live at Shea Stadium) […]

22 Dec 2002, Former Clash singer and guitarist Joe Strummer (John Graham Mellor) died of a suspected heart attack aged 50. Scored the 1979 UK No. 11 single ‘London Calling’, 1982 US No. 8 single ‘Rock The Casbah, 1991 UK No.1 single ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’, first released 1982, plus 15 other […]

14 Dec 1979, The Clash released their third studio album London Calling. The double album received widespread acclaim and was ranked at number eight on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003 and was ranked as the sixth-greatest album of the 1970s by NME. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-clash-london-calling/ The Clash – London […]

21 Aug 1952, born on this day, Turkish-born English musician, singer, actor and songwriter Joe Strummer who was the co-founder of The Clash, who had the 1979 UK No. 11 single ‘London Calling’ and the 1982 US No. 8 single ‘Rock The Casbah. Their 1991 UK No.1 single ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’, […]

2 Aug 1980, The Clash released their single ‘Bank Robber’ after it been available as an import only. The band’s record company CBS didn’t want to release the record saying it was not commercial enough. https://youtu.be/ttJBdr6eBuo The Clash – Bankrobber (Official Video) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165267672350167

8 April 1977, CBS released the self – titled first album by The Clash in the UK. The album is widely celebrated as one of the greatest punk albums of all time. CBS in the US refused to release it until 1979 and Americans bought over 100,000 imported copies of the record making it one […]

14 Dec 1979, The Clash released their third studio album London Calling. The double album received widespread acclaim and was ranked at number eight on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003 and was ranked as the sixth-greatest album of the 1970s by NME. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-clash-london-calling/ The Clash – London […]

Happy birthday to Mick Jones, guitarist, singer with The Clash, born 26 June 1955, who had the 1979 UK No. 11 single London Calling and the 1982 US No. 8 single 'Rock The Casbah. Their 1991 UK No.1 single 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go', was first released 1982. And with Big Audio Dynamite […]

30th March 1978, Paul Simonon and Nicky Headon from The Clash were arrested in Camden Town, London after shooting down racing pigeons with air guns from the roof of Chalk Farm Studios. Four police cars and a helicopter were required to make the arrest. Their fines totalled £800 ($1,360). https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/this-day-in-musics-guide-…/ This Day In Music’s Guide […]


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