Tag: Paul Simonon

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    This is Video Clash: The only band that matters, on TV!

    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.

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    Episode 80: ‘Combat Rock’

    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.’

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    Episode 79: ‘Sandinista!’

    Day 4 of Clash Week features a triple album! It’s the epic Sandinista!

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    Episode 78: ‘London Calling’

    Day 3 of Clash Week: We examine the crown jewel of the band’s discography, the double album “London Calling.”

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    Episode 77: ‘Give ‘Em Enough Rope’

    Day 2 of Clash Week features a dissection of the band’s second (and transitional) album, “Give ‘Em Enough Rope.”

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    Episode 76: ‘The Clash’

    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).