Spike your hair up ala Simonon, raise the UK flag, and scream out with this week’s playlist featuring songs from The Clash.
Their music is straight-out punk but goes sideways when it comes to hints of influences. Their style is iconic, each member with distinct images. Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer were The Clash and The Clash was them. They owned their music but the industry never owned them.
The Clash’s eponymous album from 1977 kicked the speakers in whenever it was played. From rhythmic numbers that give out a snapping drum line, a steady and powerful bass, and loud but controlled vocals – The Clash really knew how to mix things up to great effect. Their music is the epitomy of their name; it was a beautiful clash of powerful punk themes and political ideas. And everything was wrapped nicely in a punk package complete with UK flag for a ribbon.
On this day 54 years ago, Brian Hyland's version of the novelty song "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" climbed at the very top of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. And so to commemorate this occasion, here's a playlist of old summer favorites to get your groove on!
This week’s PYHOF instalment is all about baritone vocals, deep-cutting lyrics and tunes that are so western that you’d feel like you need to dust off your shoulders since you got back from the saloon. Ladies and gents, presenting the White Buffalo.
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This week’s instalment of PYHOF brings you a mix of everything from punk, blues, rock and roll, and maybe a little bit of everything in between that will hit nothing but the sweet notes. Plug those headphones in and take dive.