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Song title: London calling

(Strummer,Jones) by The Clash

London calling

London calling to the faraway towns
Now that war is declared-and battle come down
London calling to the underworld
Come out of the cupboard, all you boys and girls
London calling, now don't look at us
All that phoney Beatlemania has bitten the dust
London calling, see we ain't got no swing
'Cept for the ring of that truncheon thing

Chorus:
The ice age is coming, the sun is zooming in
Engines stop running and the wheat is growing thin
A nuclear error, but I have no fear
London is drowning-and I live by the river

London calling to the imitation zone
Forget it, brother, an' go it alone
London calling upon the zombies of death
Quit holding out-and draw another breath
London calling-and I don't wanna shout
But when we were talking-I saw you nodding out
London calling, see we ain't got no highs
Except for that one with the yellowy eyes

Notes: Clash lyrics


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This song has never been published on any official release.

Very few performances of this songs are known (to me, at least!):
 - 23/02/2003 Madison Square Garden, New York,NY ,USA
 - 29/04/2009 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia,PA ,USA during the Working on a dream tour
 - 28/06/2009 Hard Rock Calling - Hyde Park, London ,GB during the Working on a dream tour
 - 29/10/2009 Madison Square Garden, New York,NY ,USA

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First known live performance: 23/02/2003 Madison Square Garden, New York,NY ,USA
Last known live performance: 29/10/2009 Madison Square Garden, New York,NY ,USA

Song 'history':


Bruce gave this song only two shots through the Working on a Dream tour (29/04/2009 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia,PA ,USA and 28/06/2009 Hard Rock Calling - Hyde Park, London ,GB)

The song was also played in informal happenings or off-tour appearances
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