Clash - Combat Rock / The People's Hell (40th Anniversary)

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Combat Rock stands out as one of The Clash's best albums. This expanded triple vinyl edition features twelve additional tracks showcasing the period from the end of previous album Sandinista to the moment they started recording Combat Rock. Unheard and early versions of tracks are a lovely bonus to this already evocative and diverse studio work which marked the last time The Clash (proper) would record.

Originally released in May 1982, Combat Rock is the final album From The Clash Of Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon. The punk classic features two of the band’s most popular songs "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" and "Rock The Casbah". The songs features on The People’s Hall include unheard, rare And early versions of songs that would land on Combat Rock.

Having returned to London following their pivotal 17-show residency at New York's Bond Casino in 1981, The Clash rehearsed and recorded at The People's Hall in the squatted republic of Frestonia, near Latimer Road in London. It was from there that the embarked on a tour of East and Southeast Asia, during which the album artwork was photographed by Pennie Smith in Thailand.

40th Anniversary heavyweight triple vinyl set produced by Columbia Records in 2022. The package include rare Pennie Smith images and 'History Of Frestonia' essay By Tom Vague.


LP1: Combat Rock (Original Album)

Know Your Rights
Car Jamming
Should I Stay Or Should I Go
Rock The Casbah
Red Angel Dragnet
Straight To Hell
Overpowered By Funk
Atom Tan
Sean Flynn
Ghetto Defendant
Inoculated City
Death Is A Star

LP2: The People's Hall

Outside Bonds
Radio Clash
Futura 2000
First Night Back In London
Radio One - Mikey Dread
He Who Dares Or Is Tired*
Long Time Jerk
The Fulham Connection [aka The Beautiful People Are Ugly Too]

LP3: The People's Hall

Midnight To Stevens
Sean Flynn
Idle In Kangaroo Court
Know Your Rights*

*Previously Unreleased

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