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Artist: The Clash

First Release: The Cost of Living EP

Length: 2:41

Vocals: Joe Strummer, Mick Jones


Additional Information:

  • a cover of the song by The Crickets [1]
  • live premiere on the first of the warm-up dates for "The Clash Sort It Out" tour in October 1978 [2]
  • recorded at Wessex Studios (January 1979) [3]


  1. [1] The Crickets - "In Style With The Crickets" (album, Coral Records) (5/12/1960)
  2. [2] Ulster Hall, Belfast (15/10/1978)
  3. 106A Highbury New Park, London N5

I Fought the Law
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