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Playlist 12 July

Mickey Bradley | 18:38 UK time, Wednesday, 18 July 2012

I remember buying a copy of The Best Clash Single Ever ! in Good Vibrations shop in the summer of 1978. At least that's what my memory tells me. It could have been someone else buying it in some other shop but it's my favourite Clash single, even though there are some inconsistencies in the sentiments of the song. OK, maybe not inconsistencies but why does Joe Strummer look down his nose at Ken Boothe in favour of Dillinger ? And since when did 'Four Tops All Night' become a term of musical abuse ? Joe's not round to answer , of course. WMIHP is still the only punk rock single that I know all the words of. (Ramones songs don't count, because 'second verse same as the first' was not just a cute lyric, it was the basis for much of their compositions).

Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palais
Flaming Groovies - She Said Yeah
Rich & Famous - Machine Gun
Wasps - Teenage Treats
Buzzcocks - Get On Our Own
Kleenex - Ain’t You
Jilted John - Baz’s Party
Alleycats - Nothing Means Nothing Anymore
That Petrol Emotion - Fleshprint
Specials - I Can’t Stand It
Cramps - Domino
And The Native Hipsters - There Goes Concorde Again
The Bush - To Die Alone
Stooges - Search & Destroy


  • Comment number 1.

    Cracking penultimate playlist - wonder what will make the final show? Sadly, not long to wait to find out...

    Radio's over from televisionsover - cheers Mickey for many a happy hour's listening and all the very best matey. Hope to catch you and your old mates at an Undertones gig soon.


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