I believe if Joe Strummer still roamed the planet he might have cut a new version with them and the surviving Clash members gave their blessing even before Billy Bragg scrutinized their bonafides. (STORY HERE) Beton, a Ukrainian band remade “London Calling” and it definitely needed to be at the start of the episode. I keep trying not to watch the carnage. It’s infuriating. Music is all I can do to keep the sadness away so here’s FTB #165. It helps me to make them and I hope they help some of you. The donation link ends on March 30. Thanks to all who contributed or wanted to but just couldn’t. Believe me, I get it. DONATE New, old, unreleased and unrehearsed, this is what happened after hitting record. Tip o’the cap to new Spokesmodels Skipper and Siggy, absolute legends in certain circles. As always, thanks for listening.
The Clash, Beton, Keith Richards, Allman Brothers Band, Dr. John, Little Feat, Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa, Colin Devlin, The Devlins, Blonde Redhead, China Crisis, Steely Dan, Roxy Music, Melody Gardot and Philippe Powell, Paul Buchanan/Michael Brook, The Blue Nile, Graham Nash, Boo Hewerdine, & Darden Smith, The Bible, Mazzy Star, Starsailor, The Wonder Stuff, Love Nut, Delbert Mcclinton, Willie Hutch, The Dramatics, Boogie Down Productions, Johnny Cameron & The Camerons, Eddie Harris, Brother To Brother, Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson, Kruder And Dorfmeister, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rythym Band, Depeche Mode, Self, Butch Walker, Utah Phillips and Ani DiFranco, JD Mcpherson, The Velvet Underground, The Afghan Whigs, Phosphorescent, Graham Parker, Midlake, Belle And Sebastian, The Walker Brothers, Black Francis, Pixies, Nirvana, The Catherine Wheel, James Gang and Marshall Crenshaw.
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