Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Clash City Rockers ...The Clash Special 1976-1979...Show #235

This week I did part one of my special on the UK band The Clash. This weeks show focused on the early stages of the band from 1976-1979. I played recordings that were released or originally recorded between the time frame of 1976-1979. So for example, I played "London Calling" Live at Shea Stadium, but the song was originally recored in 1979. In 2007, I did an extensive history on the Clash for this blog. The following links are to my three part history on the band:

All The Young Punks: Story of The Clash Part One
Revolution Rock: The Story of The Clash Part Two
Ghetto Defendants: The Story of The Clash Part Three

As a bonus, I found an interesting article that Clash guitarist Mick Jones did for Gibson guitars in 2007. He discusses his musical influences, the beginning and end of The Clash, and his guitar gear. A very interesting read:

From the Archives: Stay Free: The Gibson Interview with Mick Jones of the Clash!

Clash Play List (1976-1979):

1. London Calling (Live At Shea Stadium 1982)
2. 1977 (The Clash 1979)
3. Tommy Gun (Give'Em Enough Rope 1978)
4. Jail Guitar Doors (The Clash 1979)
5. White Riot (The Clash 1977)
6. Deadly Serious (Live 1976)
7. City of the Dead (From Here To Eternity 1999)
8. Hateful (London Calling 1979)
9. One Emotion (Clash On Broadway 1991)
10. Safe European Home (Give'Em Enough Rope 1978)
11. (Whiteman) In Hammersmith Palais (The Clash 1979)
12. The Man in Me (London Calling: 25th Anniversary: The Vanilla Tapes 2004)
13. Oh Lonesome Me (London Calling: 25th Anniversary: The Vanilla Tapes 2004)
14. Stay Free (Give'Em Enough Rope 1978)
15. Spanish Bombs (London Calling 1979)
16. Koka Kola (London Calling 1979)
17. Janie Jones (The Clash 1977)
18. Remote Control (The Clash 1977)
19. I'm So Bored With the USA (The Clash 1977)
20. Career Opportunities (The Clash 1977)
21. Police & Thieves (The Clash 1979)
22. Guns of Brixton (Live NYC Palladium 1979)
23. I'm Not Down (London Calling 1979)
24. Capital Radio Two (Cost of Living EP 1979)

To download this week's show visit the CJAM archives and select the files 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM on February, 10th 2009.

Part two of my Clash Special can be found int he link below:
The Clash (1980-1985)


Nicole said...

woo yah im just getting more into the Clash so these shows should help! for next week if the track "Clash City Rockers" is 80's than can you play that please but if not then something reggaeish if appropriate...

Nicole & Clara said...

yah im in Dale Jacob's blogging class....learning alot about the internet (but still think facebook is evil)...

Greg Maxwell said...

don't you love our western ways