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Tommy Gun 7" single

Released: 24 November 1978

UK Catalogue Number: CBS 6788

UK Chart Position: 19

Side A

  1. Tommy Gun

Side B

  1. 1-2 Crush on You

Artist: The Clash

First Release: Give 'Em Enough Rope

Length: 3:17

Vocals: Joe Strummer


Additional Information:

  • performed for the first time in December 1977, after Joe's and Mick's trip to Jamaica [1]
  • in 2004 a British man was questioned by Special Branch officers on suspicion of terrorist offences after sending some of the lyrics to this song in a text message to a friend. [2]


  1. [1] first confirmed performance at McMordie Hall, Belfast University (20/12/1977)
  2. [2] The Guardian newspaper (3/6/2004)

Tommy Gun
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