Tag Archives: The Clash

David Bowie Wishes You A Merry Christmas

Be warned, this story drops names of rock royalty like Santa Claus drops glitter.

Yesterday, the BBC Radio station 6Music ran a two-hour holiday special called This Is Radio Clash, in which Mick Jones and Paul Simenon from, you’ve guessed it, the Clash, span a few yarns, told a few tales, and played a few of ...

(Up To) Eleven Of The Greatest British Rocker T-Shirts

See this pic? That’s Sarah from BBC AMERICA’s Orphan Black rocking a particularly iconic Clash teesh.

Five Great British Songs About Coppers, For ‘Copper’

This Sunday (August 19, at 10/9c) sees the premiere of BBC America’s hottest new show, the police drama Copper.

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk”

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The Brit List: Five Great British Songs Criticizing America

We already looked at five British songs in praise of the US of A on Monday, so, purely in the interests of balance, and without meaning to start a global musical conflict (although I for one would welcome some new songs that are not ...

The Great British Songbook #1: “London Calling”

We do hear an awful lot about The Great American Songbook these days, don’t we? And not just from Great Americans either.

Five Great British Songs Re-imagined By American Artists

Willie Nelson, no shrinking violet in the songwriting stakes himself, has lent his distinctively weathered vocal tones to a cover version of the Coldplay song “The Scientist,” which has been used as the soundtrack to a ...

Five Great British Drummers

It’s almost certainly unfair to trim this list down to just five players. A good band cannot become a great band without a great drummer (just ask the Foo Fighters, they’ve got two), and so for every great British band there ...

Five Great British Things The Americans Improved

My what a strong reaction we had to the last blog, Great British Things The Americans Ruined! Still we have a little more work to do before our story is done (otherwise it just looks like we’re trying to stir up trouble).

Music Roundup: The Go! Team Revives Its Pop Party Mix

The Go! Team returns after a near-four year hiatus to release its third studio album, Rolling Blackouts, out today (February 1) in the U.S.