I grew up listening to The Clash. London Calling is one of the best albums of all-time, if not THE best. I was so heartbroken when Joe Strummer died. I wish more people nowadays listened to The Clash. I don't think there will ever be a better punk rock band.
Palladium New York--The show on the cover of London's Calling
Bonds--Won tickets from a radio station and got to go backstage after the show
Shea Stadium--My cop friend 'tinned' us in.
Pier 84--Right next to the Intrepid in the Hudson River
Asbury Park, NJ--The Mickless and...
I managed to see them in Cornwall UK about 81, Topper the drummer had already been kicked out for his drug abuse.
I shed a tear when Joe Strummer died, I remember wrapping Christmas presents when the news came on the radio ..bad times.
Joe only lived 70 miles from me at the end...
Where to begin singing the praises of theese boys?to say that they helped change my life is no understatement.Longtime fan,from the time Give 'em enough rope came out-I was young,but had a very hip uncle-who had,yes-hung out with the band,as I've heard so many people report.Very...