One would think the network TV landscape of the late ’70s and ’80s would offer no career opportunities for political punkers like the Clash, but one would be wrong.
Day 5 of Clash Week! It’s the band’s last true studio album, but strangely the one that started it all for our hosts. An exploration of ‘Combat Rock.’
Day 4 of Clash Week features a triple album! It’s the epic Sandinista!
Day 3 of Clash Week: We examine the crown jewel of the band’s discography, the double album “London Calling.”
Day 2 of Clash Week features a dissection of the band’s second (and transitional) album, “Give ‘Em Enough Rope.”
It’s Clash Week on Rockin’ the Suburbs! In honor of the 40th anniversary of the band’s debut album, we are taking a deep dive into the catalogue, starting with that first record (U.K. and U.S. versions).
Patrick discusses books he’s read recently: “Ray Davies: A Complicated Life” by Johnny Rogan and “Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys” by Viv Albertine of the Slits.