Clash

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 […]

22nd 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 […]

11th June 1977, Joe Strummer and Topper Headon were detained overnight in prison in Newcastle upon Tyne having failed to appear at Morpeth Magistrates on May 21st. Both The Clash members were to answer a charge relating to the theft of a Holiday Inn pillowcase. They were both fined £100 ($170). https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/cl…/the-clash-london-calling/ The Clash – […]

8th 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 […]

Thanks to Louder Than War for this very nice review on our new Clash book: https://louderthanwar.com/day-musics-guide-clash-book-review/ This Day In Music’s Guide To The Clash – book review Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161088274730167


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