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Artist: The Clash

First Release: The Clash (UK Version) (CBS Records, 8/4/1977)

Length: 1:47

Vocals: Mick Jones


Additional Information:

  • a pre-Clash song by Mick's rehearsal band London SS from 1975
  • Tony James (London SS, later Generation X): "'Protex Blue' - that was Mick's first original." [1]
  • Brian James (London SS, later The Damned): "We did make recordings at the time, covers of MC5 numbers and 'Protex Blue'." [2]


  1. John Robb: "Punk Rock - An Oral History", p.132
  2. Jon Savage: "England's Dreaming", p.124

Protex Blue
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