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Stealing All Transmissions: A Secret History of the Clash. Randal Doane

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This is a love story. It's the story of how The Clash fell in love with America, and how America loved them back. It situates the band amid the cultural skirmishes of the 1970s, and culminates with their September 1979 performance at the Palladium, in New York City. This concert, broadcast live on WNEW, concluded with Paul Simonon treating his Fender bass like a woodsman's ...more
Paperback, 99 pages
Published February 1st 2013 by Music Word Media
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Melissa
Apr 19, 2013 Melissa rated it it was amazing
A fun, smart read. Lots of “insider” details, but they never interfere with the flow of the text. Clear, elegant prose, with an intriguing mix of the band’s history and a bit of the author’s personal story.
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Jul 11, 2014 Carol rated it really liked it
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Lots of back-story information about the deejays and how radio at that time helped The Clash become famous in the US. Well done, Randal!
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For mad, bad Clash fans only. Good stuff.
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