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Masterpieces: The Clash - 'London Calling'

Studio Sam | 19:30 UK time, Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Tonight's Masterpiece was the 1979 album 'London Calling' from The Clash. It regularly makes the "Top 3 Best British albums of all time" lists, and is certainly one of the greatest albums of all time.

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The Clash have influenced everyone from Jamie T, Frank Turner, Lily Allen and Green Day, and were one of the first bands to blur the lines between reggae, rock and, of course, punk.

Watch the full 20 minute interview with guitarist Mick Jones (in two parts) -

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We had another great reaction tonight. Check some of the most popular words from the text in a wordle -

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Plus, here's some of the Twitter and Facebook highlights:

"Saw some graffiti one day in 1980 claiming "eric clapton is god". Next day i passed the same wall, eric clapton had been crossed out and replaced with joe strummer. Enough said. From andrew in aberdeen. I'm in zane."

"Been waiting for this all week, favourite most original, iconic, influential band ever, best album ever wrote! Anneka, 13, Cumbria".

"The clash are the most influential band ever and Joe Strummer is a hero to millions. An amazing band. Ron in Dundee"

"This is THE masterpiece Zane! The only band that matters, where would british culture be without The Clash? Strummer, Simonon,Jones and Headon changed my life!"

"I love you Zane! This is awesome..I didn't realise how good The Clash were...:-D"

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