History YMMV / TheClash

9th Jul '16 1:14:37 AM onionmaster
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: "Spanish Bombs". At the time, Spain was still a relatively poor country, recovering from the reign of dictator Francisco Franco. Its tourist industry had only really begun a few years earlier, with cheap flights being an incentive. Over the 30+ years since the song was written, Spain is arguably the most popular non-UK holiday destination for Brits (also causing so many to retire there that there are predominantly British communities in places), and tourism has completely transformed its economy and culture. "Spanish Bombs" captures Spain at a time when there was a lot of uncertainty in the air and this had yet to be realised.
13th May '16 7:51:25 AM malifee
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** Context for those not in the know: when ''Sandinista!'' was the Clash's big effort, a triple album with 36 tracks. Now, depending on who you ask, either the band surrendered the royalties off of the first 200,000 copies in order to make it a triple instead of a double, or deceiving the company into thinking they were releasing a 12-inch single with the album and then including extra tracks: either way, the album went out for the price of a double, just as ''London Calling'' was a double released for the price of a single.
7th Feb '16 7:34:19 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: ''Music/LondonCalling'' by consensus, though ''Music/{{Sandinista}}'' and their debut are also quite well liked.
7th Jan '16 11:06:21 AM CassandraLeo
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* MagnumOpus: ''Music/LondonCalling'' by consensus, though ''Music/{{Sandinista}}'' and their debut are also quite well liked.
21st Sep '15 1:58:22 PM artisan121
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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: From the film ''Westway To The World'', Mick Jones says this about ''Sandinista!'':
--> '''Mick Jones:''' "I always saw it [''Sandinista!''] as a record for people who were on oil rigs or arctic stations that weren't able to get to the record shops regularly."
8th Jul '15 5:35:33 PM moloch
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* EpicRiff: The famous "London Calling" bassline.

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* EpicRiff: The famous "London Calling" bassline.bassline, or the "Should I Stay Or Should I Go" riff are probably the best-known.
20th May '15 4:43:54 PM onionmaster
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* LastSecondWordSwap: "Cheat's" line "You're a fool if you don't know that, so hit the road you stupid fool" would probably have ended with 'twat' but it was changed.
28th Apr '15 10:17:51 AM Dwedit
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* MemeticMutation: The {{mondegreen}} of [[http://dagobah.net/flash/taskbah.swf Lock the Taskbar]]
16th Apr '15 1:56:07 PM bt8257
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* ToughActToFollow: The ''Music/LondonCalling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}!'' double-whammy, or just ''London Calling''.

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* ToughActToFollow: The ''Music/LondonCalling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}!'' ''Music/LondonCalling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}'' double-whammy, or just ''London Calling''.
25th Nov '14 7:00:10 AM moloch
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* ToughActToFollow: The ''London Calling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}!'' double-whammy, or just ''London Calling''.

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* ToughActToFollow: The ''London Calling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}!'' ''Music/LondonCalling''/''Music/{{Sandinista}}!'' double-whammy, or just ''London Calling''.
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