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'''Artist:''' [[The Clash]]
 
'''Artist:''' [[The Clash]]
   
'''First Release:''' on soundtrack album "Joe Strummer - The Future Is Unwritten"
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'''First Release:''' "Joe Strummer - The Future Is Unwritten" soundtrack (Sony Music, 11/5/2007)
   
 
'''Length:''' 5:06
 
'''Length:''' 5:06
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* recorded with a cassette recorder during rehearsals at Lucky 7 in November 1983 (appeared on iTunes in 2007)
 
* 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
 
* 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" (Sony Music, 11/5/2007)
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* 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) <ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108554/releaseinfo] Internet Movie Database entry</ref>
 
* eventually re-recorded solo by Joe Strummer for the soundtrack to "When Pigs Fly" (premiered at Toronto Film Festival 12/9/1993) <ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108554/releaseinfo] Internet Movie Database entry</ref>

Revision as of 15:56, 3 April 2009

Artist: The Clash

First Release: "Joe Strummer - The Future Is Unwritten" soundtrack (Sony Music, 11/5/2007)

Length: 5:06

Vocals: Joe Strummer

Themes:

Additional Information:

  • 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) [1]
  • re-recorded at Rockfield Studios near Monmouth, Wales (27-30/4/1993) with Danny Thompson (bass) and Terry Williams (drums) [2]

References:

  1. [1] Internet Movie Database entry
  2. (Chris Salewicz: "Redemption Song - The Ballad Of Joe Strummer)



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