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Happy birthday, Paul Simonon

Most photogenic punk rock bassist ever?

Paul takes the vocals for one of The Clash’s best…

Clash documentary
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Song of the Day, September 18: Guns of Brixton by the Clash

Today’s song is Guns of Brixton. The track is Paul Simonon’s finest contribution to the Clash’s musical catalog and a highlight of their seminal London Calling… 141 more words

Song Of The Day

A first outing for The Clash

You would expect me to the like The Clash and indeed I do. Not absolutely everything, but plenty to enjoy and admire. I tend to think of this track as my favourite, but it can be a close run thing – there being several contenders for this highest of accolades (removes tongue from cheek). 28 more words



Here’s one for all you bossa nova, lounge core, schmaltz fans who dig the soft sounds but wanted a bit more lyrical grit, or all you reformed trench coat wearing post punkers who’d worn out your cherished copies of… 758 more words


Nouvelle Vague

Having been reminded of my fondness for the Guns of Brixton, that was lining up to be my next post. As I searched youtube my eye was drawn to this interesting cover from 2004. 83 more words


tank fly boss walk jam nitty gritty

Here’s one that should be familiar, but isn’t. So when it came up on 6-Music at the weekend I instantly recognised the underlying theme from the Guns of Brixton – possibly my favourite Clash track. 88 more words