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London Calling cover honoured

The Clash's road manager looks back on the iconic image ahead of London exhibition

  • 17/06/2010
  • Paul Kerley
The Clash's London Calling

In 1979 the cover's creator, artist Ray Lowry  was inspired by Elvis Presley's debut album.

Now, as a tribute to Ray who died in 2008, thirty artists including Tracey Emin, Nick Hornby and Billy Childish have produced their own interpretations of the iconic cover.

The exhibition goes on display at the Idea Generation Gallery in east London from 18 June to 4 July

The Clash's road manager Johnny Green - looks back at Ray Lowry's legacy and the making of one of the most famous images in rock...

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