CBS publish ‘The Clash,’ their debut album featuring ‘White Riot’ (1977)

‘The Clash’ is their eponymous debut studio album released on 8 April 1977 by CBS Records.

Track Listing : 1.Janie Jones (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 02:03 . 2.Remote Control (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 03:00 . 3.I’M So Bored With The Usa (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 02:25 . 4.White Riot (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 01:56 . 5.Hate And War (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 02:05 . 6.What’S My Name (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Keith Levene) – 01:40 . 7.Deny (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 03:03 . 8.London’S Burning (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 02:12 . 9.Career Opportunities (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 01:52 . 10.Cheat (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 02:06 . 11.Protex Blue (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 01:42 . 12.Police & Thieves (Junior Murvin, Lee Perry) – 06:01 . 13.48 Hours (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 01:34 . 14.Garageland (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) – 03:12

Musicians : The Clash – Band . Joe Strummer − Lead Except (11) And Backing Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar On (13) . Mick Jones − Lead Guitar, Backing, Lead On (11) And Co-Lead Vocals On (3 – 5) . Paul Simonon − Bass Guitar . Terry Chimes − Drums . Topper Headon − Drums On (1 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 14) On Us Version

Production : Produced By Mickey Foote . Mickey Foote − Engineer . Simon Humphrey − Engineer

Package : Kate Simon − Cover Art . Rocco Macauly − Back Cover Photo

Recorded February 10–27, 1977 At Cbs Studios In London And National Film And Television School In Beaconsfield, England.

Released On April 8 1977 By Cbs.

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Mark Prindle
Mostly simple, poppy, and punky, the strength of these songs is multiplied ninety-fold by the rotten stinking cockney gruff shout of lead boy Joe Strummer. Ignore the happy melodies; it must be punk if the singer sounds like he’s about to sock you in the back of the head! […]

Punknews.org
The urgency of this record still sounds fresh today, so whether you like your punk old skool and raw, or new skool and slick, I think anyone could like this album. It is the perfect punk record. […]

PULUCHE
British teens everywhere could relate to the anarchy-rooted chants of this album. The fast pace and the energy of this album also supports the energetic lyrical voice and provides the listener with an enjoyable experience overall. […]

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