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Artist: The Clash

First Release: unreleased


Vocals: Joe Strummer


Additional Information:

  • correct title of this song confirmed by first Clash drummer Pablo Labritain [1]
  • title confirmed as Medicine Cabinet in Pat Gilbert's piece "The Man Who Wasn't There" [2]
  • mistitled as "I Know What To Think Of You" or "You Know What I Think About You" on bootlegs

  • according to Pablo Labritain played during the very first Clash rehearsals in June 1976 [3]
  • performed at the band's very first public London gig in August 1976 [4]
  • dropped from the set when Terry Chimes left the band for the first time in November 1976 [5]
  • a song about suicide threats, probably written by Joe Strummer whose brother had committed suicide a few years earlier


  1. "MOJO Classic: The Clash" magazine (2005)
  2. "MOJO" magazine (6/2006)
  3. "MOJO Classic: The Clash" magazine (2005)
  4. Screen On The Green, London (29/8/1976)
  5. [1] last confirmed performance at Fulham Town Hall (29/10/76)

Short Walk To The Medicine Cabinet
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