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Artist: The Clash

First Release: The Cost of Living EP (11/5/1979)

Length: 3:27

Vocals: Mick Jones


Additional Information:

  • Give 'Em Enough Rope studio outtake
  • backing track recorded at Basing Street Studios (8-10 Basing Street, London W11) in May/June 1978
  • originally had different lyrics and title (Ooh, Baby, Ooh (It's Not Over))
  • new lyrics written and recorded at Record Plant Recording Studios (321 West 44th Street, New York City) in September 1978
  • Mick Jones: "I think we might have recorded it at The Record Plant in New York." [1]
  • final overdubs recorded and track mixed at Wessex Studios (106A Highbury New Park, London N5) in January 1979


  1. "Clash On Broadway" booklet, p.48

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