Articles tagged london calling

EXCLUSIVE Podcasts: Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer Following in the footsteps of PopMatters’ exclusive five-part series of excerpts from the new Joe Strummer

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Redemption Song: Red Hand of Fate [1979]

Johnny Greene and a roadie... found a rehearsal room... (it) was at the rear of a garage, the kind of premises you might see in American gangster films as heists are planned... Here, hunkered together with no visible means of financial support, the Clash would rigorously write and rehearse the new songs that would emerge as London Calling, which time would judge one of the finest rock 'n' roll albums ever made...

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9 Mar 2004 // 11:00 PM

The Clash: London Calling

But if you take away all the labels and tiny classifications we impose, all you’re left with is the music on London Calling, a lasting testament and tonic to everything that can seem hopeless.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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