Articles Tagged 'Paul Simonon'

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 […]

Members of The Clash Prep for ‘London Calling’ Film

The Clash‘s third album, London Calling, is set for an exciting biopic based on the recording of the band’s epic 1979 double-album.< According to the BBC, founding members Mick Jones and Paul Simonon will serve as executive producers, while English playwright and film writer/director Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, Mojo) will be in charge of the script. […]

Anglo For Your Ear: The Clash’s “Guns of Brixton”

The Clash song most likely to be bumping in someone’s car stereo in Compton. This track opens with the lyric, “When they kick out your front door/How you gonna come?/With your hands on your head/Or on the trigger of your gun?” If that’s not hip-hop, I don’t know what is. Someone on YouTube made a […]