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who else was alive when this was made


Although I never saw this in cinema cause I was 5 at the time I bet most people might not have been alive who post on here.

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I was one.

Not a big fan at the time, true enough, but loving them now.



"I first became aware of it Mandrake, during the physical act of love."

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I was a clash fan and found the VHS tape in a southside chicago record shop about 1980 or so...played that tape over and over until it was shot. Nobody else I knew even ever heard of it until I played it for them.

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I was.
In college as a matter of fact.
I was not a hardcore punl, but can you please name a band today as strong as the Clash?

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I was just out of college then and caught this on USA Network's "Night Flight" program. Lucky enough to have taped it and am right now transferring it to dvd.
My sons, teenagers, have been huge Clash fans since grade school! That's good parenting!! Great movie, by the way...

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first band i ever saw live, about 1980.

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I was 19 in 1980 - loved all this stuff. Those were the days! I never got to see The Clash, but did see a lot of their contemporaries.

This film captures the mood of Britain in the late 70's wonderfully.

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yeah this film feels more like a documentary than concert/ bio pic at times

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the ex (been around for over 25 years)
zu
fantomas
mission of burma
secret chiefs three
boredoms
bad brains (they're back!)
shellac
all as good as the clash and maybe even better.

Wire were comtemporaries of the clash. thier first three records are gold. all quite different in style. punk all the way baby.

saw the clash in 1982, i think. so nyeh.

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whoa you really have seen all the greats live

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I was in college and saw, off the top of my head, the Dead Boys, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, The Nuns, Patti Smith, Television.

Puff puff.

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Saw Rude Boy on cable tv...USA's Night Flight ( a very cool show). I became a Clash fan after hearing the song London Calling back in 1979 or 80.

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what do you think? people over 40 dont use the internet? what an odd opinion.

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Found movie on VHS in a record store in 1999 I think? I was 14. Thought it was a really bad movie, but I mostly appreciated what it captured. The time period, the architecture, the moodiness of Britain in the late 70s. It's a great little time capsule. I let some pissant borrow it and he lost it.

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