|The Magnificent Seven 7" single|
Released: 10th April 1981
UK Catalogue Number: CBS A1133
UK Chart Position: 40
Artist: The Clash
First Release: Sandinista!
Length: 5:33, 4:29 (single version)
Vocals: Joe Strummer, Mick Jones
- The Magnificent Seven is the longest song to open up a Clash album.
- the edited single version is around a minute shorter than the album version, and features a different intro.
- a dance mix of this song exists, entitled The Magnificent Dance.
- recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York City  in April 1980 
- Norman Watt-Roy (bass player): "There was Topper, me, Micky [Gallagher] and Mick [...] Jonesy says 'We need something really funky 'cos Joe says he wants to do a rap.' So we started that riff and looped it, and Joe wrote the words there and then. Totally spontaneous, a couple of hours and it was in the can." 
- Mick Jones: "At the start it was called The Magnificent Seven Rap-o-Clapper." 
- live premiere on the first date of "Impossible Mission" tour in April 1981 
|The Magnificent Seven|
|Lyrics | Guitar Tab | Bass Tab