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The Clash's London Calling (New to Continuum's Acclaimed 33 1/3)

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London Calling was a grown-up record. The Clash explored their place in the world, and flexed their muscles in the process, challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time. Rock believers have debated the impact and influence of cultural heroes who preach from the pulpit for generations, and clash fans and foes have had plenty to say. 30 years down the road, the band's music continues to fuel politically charged debate. London Calling, was the band's masterwork, and demands a place in Western culture that's occupied by Picasso's Guernica, Tony Kushner's Angels In America, and the films of Costa-Gravas. London Calling was a smart, tough album. Its grim, sometimes apocalyptic vision is no less relevant today than it was in 1980.

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New to Continuum's acclaimed 33 1/3 series, a personal and cultural reflection on

Synopsis:

This is an album with roots, with a sense of place, of interaction, a record made by grown-ups who understand more than a little something of their place within the world.

Synopsis:

London Calling was a grown-up record. The Clash explored their place in the world, and flexed their muscles in the process, challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time. Rock believers have debated the impact and influence of cultural heroes who preach from the pulpit for generations, and clash fans and foes have had plenty to say. 30 years down the road, the band's music continues to fuel politically charged debate. London Calling, was the band's masterwork, and demands a place in Western culture that's occupied by Picasso's Guernica, Tony Kushner's Angels In America, and the films of Costa-Gravas. London Calling was a smart, tough album. Its grim, sometimes apocalyptic vision is no less relevant today than it was in 1980.

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Consistently voted one of the most important albums ever made, "London Calling" is the perfect subject for a 33 1/3 book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826416780
Author:
Tompkins, Tommy
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Author:
Ulin, David L.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Rock
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New to Continuum's Acclaimed 33 1/3
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
6.51 x 4.76 x 1.111 in

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The Clash's London Calling (New to Continuum's Acclaimed 33 1/3) New Trade Paper
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"Synopsis" by , New to Continuum's acclaimed 33 1/3 series, a personal and cultural reflection on
"Synopsis" by ,
This is an album with roots, with a sense of place, of interaction, a record made by grown-ups who understand more than a little something of their place within the world.
"Synopsis" by ,
London Calling was a grown-up record. The Clash explored their place in the world, and flexed their muscles in the process, challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time. Rock believers have debated the impact and influence of cultural heroes who preach from the pulpit for generations, and clash fans and foes have had plenty to say. 30 years down the road, the band's music continues to fuel politically charged debate. London Calling, was the band's masterwork, and demands a place in Western culture that's occupied by Picasso's Guernica, Tony Kushner's Angels In America, and the films of Costa-Gravas. London Calling was a smart, tough album. Its grim, sometimes apocalyptic vision is no less relevant today than it was in 1980.
"Synopsis" by , Consistently voted one of the most important albums ever made, "London Calling" is the perfect subject for a 33 1/3 book.
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