Tag Archives: London Calling

The mystery surrounding The Clash’s ‘London Calling’ album cover has finally been solved, watch this video and find out how.

The photograph of Clash bassist Paul Simonon smashing his bass on the cover of The Clash’s 1979 album ‘London Calling’ has become one of the most iconic images in Rock and Roll history, but according to Clash fan Dave Marin … Continue reading

Posted in Paul Simonon, The Clash | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On This Day in 1979, The Clash released ‘London Calling’

‘London Calling’ was The Clash’s third studio album; it was released on December the 14, 1979 in the UK (then in Jan, 1980 in North America). The broader range of styles used on the album, including punk, reggae, rockabilly, R&B … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Punk, Rock, The Clash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Check out the original album cover artwork for The Clash’s ‘London Calling’

The original album cover artwork by Ray Lowry for ‘London Calling’ by the Clash Ray Lowry (1946-2008) first met the band in 1976. The artist saw the raw energy of the Clash, the Sex Pistols and other punk bands as … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Punk, Rock, The Clash | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Joe Strummer’s Handwritten Lyrics to The Clash’s “London Calling”

Posted in Joe Cornelisse, Joe Strummer, The Clash | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Original Reviews: The Clash – ‘London Calling’ from Rolling Stone Magazine April 3, 1980

By Tom Carson April 3, 1980 By now, our expectations of the Clash might seem to have become inflated beyond any possibility of fulfillment. It’s not simply that they’re the greatest rock & roll band in the world — indeed, … Continue reading

Posted in The Clash, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment