Tag Archives: The Clash

Sounds of London

A while back I put together a New York songs playlist. Well, if New York, then why not London too? Two of the great cities – very different and very similar. And one of the similarities is that they are … Continue reading

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Music for going back to work – and school!

Tomorrow, I’m back to work after a couple of weeks off. My kids are all back to school. No matter how much you like work/school it’s always a bit hard to get back into the swing of things. You need … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (22) How the Clash and the SOS Band, via Beats International, led to Professor Green

A journey through sound… Still on that Clash reggae trip  – another of the great tracks off “London Calling” is The Guns of Brixton. A bit of Clash bravado, but Paul Simenon contributes a menacing vocal and the bass line … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (21) “Revolution Rock” by the Clash… and Danny Ray

I’ve been playing a bit of Clash reggae this week.  Never fails to lift you up. Some of the best music ever, in my world. My Have you Heard 3 is a tribute to some of that music. “Revolution Rock” … Continue reading

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Have you heard? … (3) Clash reggae

The history of rock’n’roll bands turning their hands to reggae is not an edifying one.  “D’Yer Maker” off “Houses of the Holy” by Led Zeppelin is a candidate for their worst song ever. The Rolling Stones’ take of “Cherry Oh … Continue reading

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