Friday, July 24, 2009

Before We Was Famous- The Clash!

Lately for some reason, I've been rediscovering and listening to a lot of British bands from the late 70's. Bands such as the Buzzcocks, Jam, Rich Kids, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Joe Jackson, Graham Parker, Nick Lowe and it's only appropriate I post some early Clash demos from their first album. The first three Clash albums are essential for any fan of English punk, though they abandoned their punk roots for their later albums for experimentation in reggae, dub and funk, the Clash will always be known for their rebellious attitude and politicalized lyrics. These early recordings proved they had the talent and the depth to easily rival and surpass the Sex Pistols (at least musically)...and more!

Polydor Demos
01 - Career Opportunities
02 - White Riot
03 - Janie Jones
04 - London's Burning
05 - 1977
Polydor Demos (1976).rar

Mickey Foote Demos
01 - Preamble
02 - I'm So Bored With The U.S.A.
03 - London's Burning
04 - White Riot [Take 1]
05 - White Riot [Take 2]
06 - Career Opportunities
07- 1977
08 - Janie Jones [Instrumental]
Mickey Foote Demos (1977).rar

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