London Calling - The Clash 1979

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    Bursting at the seams with creative energy, the Clash's stunning 1979 double album, fav track - Guns Of Brixton
    cover design by Ray Lowry
    photograph by Pennie Smith
    Ray Lowry said his Clash cover was a tribute to the classic 1956 Elvis cover art on rock'n'roll 1

    Loop }, Beltza Scene Vol.4, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. soulblueprint 113 months ago | reply

      very cool. i remember the clash from my high school days. along with the sex pistols, the ramones, p.i.l. (public image limited- johnny lydon's group- i was really into sex pistols and PIL) and a slew of others! too many to name.

    2. Collaging-Kristen 113 months ago | reply

      Love love LOVE this album. An all time "desert island" classic for me!

      Clampdown was my favorite....haven't heard it in a while....perhaps I need to download it immediately!

      :) Kristen

      p.s., the Clash's self titled album is even better than this to me.

    3. oddsock 113 months ago | reply

      hey jade4u new wave bands had an energy and raw edge that the music scene needed real bad, I was lucky enough to see the sex pistols first ever gig, and the jam also, great times.

    4. dbuk2 113 months ago | reply

      A classic punk fave !!!

    5. dbuk2 113 months ago | reply

      Ps I agree LolaT-530.The Clash Rocks !!!

    6. oddsock 113 months ago | reply

      lola you are so right, when this was made punk had lost it's way, more classic punk covers to come : )

    7. Beltza Scene Vol.4 113 months ago | reply

      i love Clash & PIL to ;DDD

    8. Beltza Scene Vol.4 113 months ago | reply

      ;the best))) White Riot!!!

    9. randomgreen1 78 months ago | reply

      The second best band of the seventies, after The Who.

    10. 11 Chance Street 59 months ago | reply

      We're having an exhibition of works from the guy who designed this Ray Lowry from June 18th at Idea Generation Gallery.
      He's done some awesome stuff, come check it out
      www.facebook.com/add_email.php#!/IdeaGenerationGallery

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