Artist: The Clash
First Release: "Joe Strummer - The Future Is Unwritten" soundtrack (Sony Music, 11/5/2007)
Vocals: Joe Strummer
- recorded with a cassette recorder during rehearsals at Lucky 7 in November 1983 (appeared on iTunes in 2007)
- music radically re-arranged for live performances in early 1984
- Lucinda Mellor provided a live version (Seattle, Paramount Theater, 30/5/1984) of the song for the soundtrack CD to "Joe Strummer - The Future Is Unwritten"
- eventually re-recorded solo by Joe Strummer for the soundtrack to "When Pigs Fly" (premiered at Toronto Film Festival 12/9/1993) 
- re-recorded at Rockfield Studios near Monmouth, Wales (27-30/4/1993) with Danny Thompson (bass) and Terry Williams (drums) 
-  Internet Movie Database entry
- Chris Salewicz: "Redemption Song - The Ballad Of Joe Strummer"
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