Tag Archives: The Clash

WriteWyattUK on White Riot … 40 years on

I couldn’t get through Saturday, March 18th, 2017, without mentioning a certain clarion call from the early days of punk, released 40 years ago today – the song that inspired this website’s name. Naive maybe, but so much energy to … Continue reading

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True Confessions, Undertones style – the Billy Doherty interview

With The Undertones’ mighty 40th anniversary jaunt returning to the North of England this weekend, drummer Billy Doherty is hoping he won’t be needing a paramedic this time. The Northern Irish five-piece follow sell-outs in Gateshead and Holmfirth with a … Continue reading

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Return of the Magnificent Maytals – the Toots Hibbert interview

I’m not quite sure where Frederick Hibbert, better known as ‘Toots’, is when I get through, but I’m guessing it’s Jamaica’s own back of beyond, with the phone reception poor. It doesn’t help that he’s en route between engagements, nor that … Continue reading

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Deluxe editions – the bane of a record collector’s life

I’m trying my best to streamline my music collection at present. Honest. But in this day and age of ‘listen and rip’, it’s not getting any easier for those of us wanting a little more than a computer file to … Continue reading

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