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The Clash: London Calling 25th Anniversary

Ben Myers, Record Collector, October 2004

BY EARLY 1979, to the outside world The Clash were coasting. In their three short years of existence they had signed to Sony for a reported £100,000, released a definitive punk rock debut that went on to became the largest-selling import in America of its time and followed it up relatively quickly with the more polished but straight-forward sounding Give 'Em Enough Rope, a more obvious stab at mainstream success.

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