The Clash on Stage / Blackmarketclash is the most comprehensive biography of The Clash on stage, in the studio, on film with links to rare recordings.

We regularly update the site including any comments/corrections you may send in - a big thx for those that have helped make the site what it is.

2020: As well as updating the style and content we are reviewing recordings and tapes. We are upto the somewhere near the end of 1982. Then back to the beginning.

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Book: New Italian release


Requests (audio) and iTunes downloads here

We have our own covers which makes catalogueing in iTunes a bit clearer. Pleae feel free to download.

Examples ...

--------------- July 2020 ----------------

Holy Grail / WANTED list

79 03 08 Alright Now Video FULL
80 03 09 Boston upgrade
81 05 18 Berlin master
80 06 14 Rettel slight upgrade?? >
81 10 12 Liverpoool audio NEW 1st gen
81 10 22 LC filmed by Stewart Copeland NEW
82 06 04 New Orleans upgrade?
82 06 06 Dallas upgrade
82 07 30 Brixton soundboard
82 08 16 Detroit upgrade
82 09 25 Phildelphia upgrade
83 11 –– Out of Control Demos
84 04 30 Orlando NEW audio (2/3rds) >
84 02 12 Leicester master
85 05 11 Newcastle upgrade?
99 06 13 RAI Parkhal, Amsterdam
NEW >
01 –– –– 'Secret Agent' (outake)
02 05 05 Sheffield Leadmill alt master
02 10 01 Tokyo master

The New Testament – unoffical compilation of London Calling era outakes.

19 12 00 BBC6 Music – London Calling -
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Clash's seminal third album 'London Calling', Cerys is joined by drummer Topper Headon. Cerys is also joined by composer, musician, sound artist, creative producer, facilitator and performer Jason Singh.

--------------- 2018 ----------------

Clash updates for 2018 ...

Audio & Video

80 10 02 Wessex Hall audio
82 08 24 Cape Cod audio (encore only)
82 10 31
Ozone Park FM (audio) ... probably Bonds 8th or 9th - need to check

--------------- 2017 ----------------

Clash updates for 2017 ...

Audio & Video

77 10 06 Hamburg audio 1trk only page
82 US News Report unknown VID 3mins
82 02 25 Hong Kong full with xtras
82 11 27 Jamaica WMF alt report VID
84 02 16 Drammen VID backstage 10mins
84 02 27 ITALY TV interview VID 2.22
85 06 29 Roskilde VID FULL
2016 'Mutiny on the Air' BBCR Don Letts
2016 Busking Tour fans intvws

Strummer updates for 2017 ...

88 06 17 Tabernacle 1trk VID
99 08 01 Fuji Rock 99 VID
00 08 20 V2000 Chelmsford VID
00 11 15 Wembley VID
01 11 11 Brixton VID
01 11 20 Birmingham VID
02 08 03 Shepherds Bush Empire VID
02 09 29 Asagiri Jam VID
03 08 20 Granada Tribute VID
Fuji Rock 97 99 02 03 VID
Love Kills VID

--------------- 2016 ----------------

Clash updates for 2016 ...

Audio & Video

76 12 00 BRASS Tacks doc on Punk 70mins
79 09 25 Montreal video (silent) NEW
82 05 31 USTV News Asbury Park NEW
82 06 ?? USTV News interview Joe
82 08 30 USTV Mick/Paul intvw
84 02 16 Drammen backstage vid NEW

Books & Films

Film: Tunnel of Love (Joe trk)
Book: The Clash FAQ
Book: Combat Ready
Book in progress: We are the Clash

Info

81 06 Bonds video
81 06 Bonds retro
81 06 I saw The Clash at Bonds FB pg
Facebook Clash City Collectors
Facebook The Clash on Parole
Blog: The Baker

Online
1980 03 NYC Pallad Photos & details
1981 05 NYC Bonds Photos & details
1982 05 NYC Asbury Park Photos & details
1988 Ch4 Night Network Joe intvw
2002 04 04 Brooklyn NY Intvw Joe
2009 Video BenGig Mick/GlenM/SteD 1trk
2009 Intvw Mick/Paul LonCall Jools Holl
2010 Dublin Topper Clashx2
2012 Intvw: Vid Joe's daughters 5m here
2013 Intvw: Vid Mick/Paul w/Ian Rubbish
2013 Intvw: BBCR2 Tops/Mick/Paul
2014 Vid Doc: BBCTV4 1977 & Clash
2014 Vid: BBCR6 Tops plays RockCasb
2016 Intvw: Vid Topper Pt1 14mins here
2016 Intvw: Vid Topper Pt2 23mins here
2016 Intvw: Vid Topper Pt3 10mins here

--------------- 2015 -----------------

Clash updates for 2015 ...

DOC Audio Ammunition Pt1-4
78 07 08 Crawley inc DL
78 11 23 Manchester upgrade
79 02 09 SanFran Geary upgrade alt mast
79 12 27 Hamm Odeon 2trks official
81 06 08 *Bonds Soundboard NEW
81 06 09 *Bonds Soundboard

82 08 03 Bristol upgrade
82 08 07 *Boston soundboard
82 08 08 *Boston Soundboard

Asterick =
Wolfgangs Concert Vault (please purchase)

Strummer updates for 2015 ...

89 00 00 France (Nancy?) VID
89 10 07 Manchester VID
00 08 20 Chelmsford V Fest
02 11 22 Liverpool Sdck/gig VID

Bogus site? ConcertsGalore.com

They have listed the following but the site doesn't work. Strange as it lists over a 100 clash bootlets accurately. Why go to the trouble? The asterick ones match BMC's set list notes (copied?) The mistakes on BMC appear on their site.

77 12 20 McMordie Hall, Belfast *
78 01 25 Dunstable Hall *
78 01 26 Leicester *
80 02 07 Tiffanys Coventry
80 05 22 Olympic Lund Sweden
80 06 14 Mosport Park Canada
82 06 28 Calgary Canada
82 08 23? Cape Cod, Sth Yarmouth
84 02 17 Hovet, Sweden (Stockholm?) *
84 07 27 Athens

--------------- 2014 -----------------

Clash updates for 2014 ...

77 05 25 Brighton Video
78 12 28 Soundsystem tracks
79 09 17 Detroit Video
80 03 09 Boston Video
80 03 10 Detroit Video
81 05 21 Milan nice upgrade
82 07 19 Radio Derby interview
82 10 21 Lyceum upgrade
83 05 26 Tucson upgrade
84 03 01 France iv w/Paul Joe anti Maggie

82 09 01 (Mick) Peppermint Lounge
84 TRAC Nice up the Nation demos
94 When Pigs Fly Soundtrack upgde
14 01 14 BBC Radio 6 (Radio Clash)

--------------- 2013 ----------------

Clash updates for 2013 ...

76 11 03 Harlseden (possible master found)
78 07 08 Crawley [*do not have]
78 07 25 London (possible master found)
78 11 29 Stoke (may exist)
79 02 17 New York (upgrade?)
79 09 19 Boston (upgrade?)
81 10 21 London alt source & better
83 05 26 Tuscon Master
84 02 French Radio Interview

--------------- 2012 ----------------

Clash updates for 2012 ...

82 02 07 Wellington Radio Interviews
80 03 04 Santa Monica Civic
82 06 14 Los Angeles [alt source]

--------------- 2011 -----------------

Clash updates for 2011 ...

77 09 28 Paris TV [v3.0]
80 06 03 Parco Ruffini Turin [alt mast]
82 06 05 Houston Hofheinz Pav [v3.0]
82 01 24 Tokyo [One Gig Too Far]
82 01 25 Osaka [One Gig Too Far]
82 01 28 Tokyo (One Gig Too Far) NEW
82 01 29 Tokyo (One Gig Too Far) NEW
82 05 30 Asbury Park New Jersey [mast]
82 05 31 Asbury Park New Jersey [mast]
82 09 07-08 Boston Tapes Comp mast?
82 10 06 North Dartmouth NEW
82 10 20 Seattle Kingdome
82 07 30 Brixton Fair Deal Sbd
81 05 10 Amsterdam w/ Radio Ad
81 10 18 Lyceum [alt master]
82 00 00 Somewhere in Japan
82 05 20 Lochem [alt 2]
82 09 07 The Boston Tapes
82 02 01 Tokyo Sun Plaza Hall [another]
78 07 27 Music Machine v3.0
78 07 26 Music Machine NEW
78 07 25 Music Machine v.3
78 07 24 Music Machine 4.0 [complete/gaps]
80 06 03 Parco Ruffini Turin [alt mast
80 06 03 Parco Ruffini Turin [master]
82 10 06 SMU North Dartmouth, MA

--------------- 2010 -----------------

Clash updates for 2010 ...

77 09 26 Amsterdam UPGDE?
77 09 26 Amsterdam ALT MASTER
77 08 05 Mont De Marsen VID General
77 08 05 Mont De Marsen BW VID remast
77 09 28 French TV VID LQ 7min
77 09 28 French TV VID HQ 3min
77 09 28 French TV AUD UPGDE
78 06 22 Whats On Tony Wilson VID
78 11 30 Peterborough master
79 02 15 Bo Did VID Washington
79 07 25 Alright Now Intv Only VID
80 06 03 Turin AUD MASTER
81 05 08 Paris SDBD 11 TRKS
81 05 18 West Berlin alt source
82 02 08 Christchurch (1st gen)
82 08 17 Akron - REMIX
82 09 07 Boston Orpheum Tapes LP
82 09 08 Boston Orpheum Tapes LP
82 11 17 Kingston Jamaica WM Fest (aud)
Legacy Podasts 1, 2 & 3

--------------- 2009 -----------------

Clash updates for 2009

77 05 25 Brighton VIDEO
78 12 02 Newcastle Poly interv 30mins
79 02 08 San Francisco MASTER
79 02 07 Berkley Comm Ctr MASTER
79 09 14 Chicago FM upgrade
79 01 31 Vancover Interview
Q. is North America ready for the Clash?
80 03 02 San Francisco MASTER
81 05 10 Amsterdam Aud MASTER
81 05 10 Amsterdam FM EXTRA
81 05 28 Bonds Riot Footage Private
81 11 00 Intvew at Electric Lady
82 02 05 Auckland Interview NZTV
89 00 00 Paul Don Lettes Interviewed
07 12 25 SkyArts The Clash Doc
08 06 00 BBC R6 music 6mix The Clash

Clash WANTED for 2009 !!!!!

85 07 27 Athens Video or Audio

--------------- 2008 -----------------

Clash updates for 2008 ...NEW

76 08 31 London 100 Club NEW
77 04 27 Paris master NEW
77 08 05 Mont De Marsen Video
79 02 13 Cleveland 10trks SDBD
80 06 01 Bologna MASTER? - poorer!
81 05 10 Amsterdam MASTER
81 06 09 Bonds [WNEW FM Broadcast]
82 05 20 Lochem Video Interview
82 07 13 Stoke NEW
82 08 26 Penn Rink NEW
83 11 00 Out Of Control Demo Tape
84 01 21 San Francisco MASTER
84 02 01 San Diego MASTER
84 02 27 Milan Palasport MASTER
84 03 06 Portsmouth Guildhall
84 03 31 Fort Lauderdale MASTER
84 05 15 St Paul Civic Centre MASTER?
84 09 08 Emilia MASTER
84 12 06 Brixton 2nd gen
84 12 07 Brixton 2nd gen

--------------- 2007 ----------------

Clash updates for 2007

77 05 21 St Albans NEW
77 10 25 Glasgow Apollo NEW
77 10 27 Leeds Uni ENHANCED
78 10 26 Harlesden Roxy ENHANCED
79 02 16 Cambridge MASTER
79 09 17 Detroit Radio MASTER
79 09 19 Boston Radio MASTER
80 06 01 Bologna MASTER ALT
81 04 27 Barcelona VIDEO
81 05 21 Milan MASTER
81 09 30 Mogador Soundboard NEW
81 10 18 Lyceum MASTER XTRA TRKS
82 07 22 Irvine Magnum Centre NEW
82 07 23 Edinburgh COMPLETE
82 07 30 Brixton FD NEW AUD MASTER
82 08 17 Akron Ohio Soundboard NEW
82 09 01 Pier 84 MASTER2
84 04 17 RI Providence SBD (no better)
84 09 06 Naples MASTER 1 NEW
84 09 06 Naples MASTER 2 NEW
85 05 11 Sunderland Mayfair 1trk UPGDE
85 05 11 Newcastle Exbt Pk 3trk NEW

Joe Strummer updates for 2007

89 11 13 Boston MASTER
89 11 17 San Fran I-Beam MASTER

--------------- 2006 -----------------

Clash updates for 2006

77 03 10 Coliseum NEW
77 05 07 Edinburgh Playhouse NEW
77 05 15 Plymouth UPGRADE
77 05 21 St Albans NEW
77 10 26 Edinburgh UPGRADE
77 10 27 Leeds Uni NEW
78 07 24 Music Mach. EXTRA TRKS
78 10 26 Harlesden NEW
78 12 21 Hastings Pier NEW
79 02 16 Cambridge UPGRADE
79 08 04 Ruisrock Video NEW
79 09 08 Monterey Fest MASTER
79 09 00 Detroit & Boston Radio MAST
79 10 02 Atlanta MASTER ALT
79 10 13 Kezar Pavillions MASTER
80 03 08 Pasaic DVD UPGRADE
80 05 27 Paris audio upgrade
81 06 09 Bonds FM Upgrade
81 09 30 Mogador UPGRADE
81 10 18 Lyceum UPGRADE
81 10 21 Lyceum UPGRADE
81 10 22 Lyceum UPGRADE
81 10 25 Lyceum NEW
81 10 26 Lyceum NEW
82 01 02 Tokyo DVD Upgrade
82 07 30 Briston UPGRADE
82 08 17 Akron Ohio Sdbd
82 19 01 PIER 84 MASTER
84 03 31 Fort Lauderd. UPGRADE
03 07 17 Paul/Dom Jolley DVD

Strummer updates for 2006

88 06 15 Liverpool NEW
88 06 23 The Fridge UPDATE
88 07 07 Electric Ballroom UPDATE
88 07 25 Brighton 2 trks NEW
89 10 06 Glasgow UPGRADE
89 10 22? Anlucie Belgium NEW
89 10 25 Rome WANTED!!!
89 11 11 New York UPDATE
89 11 17 San Fran I-Beam MASTER
89 11 22 Santa Monica DVD NEW
99 08 01 Fuji Rock DVD UPGRADE
99 08 21 Cologne DVD UPGRADE
00 06 30 Lido DeJesolo MASTER
00 06 30 Lido DeJesolo DVD MAST
01 07 24 NYC Instore ALT MASTER
01 08 01 LA Instore MASTER
01 10 12 WDOA Joe Int'v MASTER
02 04 02 Brooklyn ALT MASTER
02 04 04 Brooklyn VCD edit NEW
02 04 04 Brooklyn ALT MASTER
02 04 05 Brooklyn VCD edit NEW
02 04 06 Brooklyn ALT MAST x2
02 04 06 Brooklyn BOARD MASTER
02 07 04 Las Vegas ALT MAST NEW
02 07 11 SBE - ALT MAST full NEW
02 07 12 Manchester DVD NEW
02 07 11 Camb FF ALT MAST x2 NEW
02 09 23 Depot Lond MAST NEW
02 10 01 Tokyo ALT MAST x2 NEW
02 09 29 Asagiri Jam DVD UPGRADE
02 11 11 Edinburgh Sdck MAST NEW
02 11 12 Newcastle Sdck MAST NEW
02 11 13 Blackpool MAST NEW
02 11 15 Acton Firefig'ters DVD NEW
02 11 15 Acton ALT MASTER NEW
02 11 15 Acton SBD NEW
02 11 16 Newport MAST 7trks NEW
02 11 16 Newport ALT MAST full NEW
02 11 16 Newport Sdck MAST NEW
02 11 17 Bridgewater MAST NEW
02 11 17 Bridgewater Sdck MAST NEW
02 11 22 Hastings ALT MAST NEW
02 11 22 Liverpool Sdck MAST NEW
02 12 23 UK NEWS - DVD NEW
03 08 00 Granada Trib ALT MAST NEW
00 00 00 Lets Rock Again DVD NEW

--------------- 2005 ----------------

Clash updates for 2005

29 Oct 76 - Fulham Town Hall NEW
5 Nov 76 - Royal College of Art NEW
13 feb 79 Cleveland FM upgrade
2 Oct 79 - Atlanta UPGRADE
27 Feb 80 - Paris DVD upgrade
2 Mar 80 - San Fran MASTER
1 Jun 80 - Bologna extra trk
1 Feb 82 - Tokyo DVD Upgrade
23 Oct 82 - Oakland MASTER
.. Clash on TV/Various - DVD upgrade

Strummer updates for 2005

30 Jun 2000 - Lido De Jesolo DVD
17 Nov 89 - San Fran MASTER

--------------- 2004 ----------------

Clash updates for 2004

9 Dec 76 - Manchester NEW
25 July 78 - Music Machine NEW
17 Nov 78 - Middlesbrough - MASTER
White Man in Ham Palais CD
7 Mar 80 New York - UPGRADE
7 Mar 80 Lifetimes TV - UPGRADE
27 May 80 Paris - UPGRADE
1 Jun 80 - Italian TV source NEW
10 Jun 80 - Bristol UPGRADE
12 Jun 80 - Newcastle MASTER
6 May 81 - Lausanne NEW MASTER
21 May 81 - Milan UPGRADE
22 Oct 81 - Lyceum UPGRADE
25 Feb 82 - Hong Kong FM NEW
30 May 82 - Asbury Park video NEW
30 May 82 - Asbury Park video Xtras
14 Jul 82 - Newcastle MASTER
15 Jul 82 - Newcastle UPGRADE
23 July 82 - Edinburgh ALT. MASTER
31 July 82 - Brighton ALT. SOURCE
18 Aug 82 - Pittsburgh MASTER
22 May 83 - San Antonio UPGRADED
10 Feb 84 - Glasgow ALT. MASTER
13 Feb 84 - Bristol MASTER
3 Mar 84 - Edinburgh ALT. MASTER
29 May 84 - Oregon+ NEW
30 May 84 - Seattle NEW
9 May 85 - York NEW MASTER
11 May 85 - Newcastle UPGRADE
15 May 85 - Edinburgh MASTER
15 Jun 85 - Roskilde DVD NEW

Top 20 Holy Grail List !!!!!!!!!!!!

- some might not exist! - give your suggestion and we will swap it in if it's good enough!

1. 85-07-27 Video from Athens
2. 85-07-27 Audio from Athens
3. 80-06-01 Bologna Video Italian TV
4. 80-06-03 Turin Video - good quality
5. 76-00-00 Any 1976 video! esp. Anarchy Tour footage
6. 76-07-04 Anything from first gig at Black Swan Sheffield
7. 81-05-28 Bonds - riot or tv news footage or any live/band footage
8. 77-01-01 Roxy Club Video or Audio
9. 77-04-24 Le Mans - Le Royal Cinema video
10 77-00-00 Glasgow Apollo Video
11 78-05-00 Paris Marxist Festival - anything
12 78-07-13 Blackburn - anything
13. 78 Music Machine - any video or soundboard
14 79 Pearl Harbour Tour video
15 79 Notre Dame video or soundboard
16 More London Calling demo tapes
17 79-09-21 NY Palladium Paul Bass gig - video!
18 79-09-26 Toronto video
19 80-01 Brighton video with Pete Townsend
20 80-05-20 Hamburg Riot gig
21 82-11 Jamaica video full
22 Any 1984 video
23 Any busking video or audio

Clash wanted list

76 09 20 100 Club VID EXISTS/WANTED
77 01 01 Roxy VID EXISTS/WANTED
77 03 10 Harlesden VID EXISTS/WANTED
77 05 27 Uni of Sussex VID WANTED
77 06 14 Grona Lund EXISTS/WANTED
78 04 30 ANL VID EXISTS/WANTED
78 ?? ?? TISWAS VID EXISTS/WANTED
78 05 20 Don't Quote Me VID EXISTS/...
78 07 14 Bury St Ed. EXISTS WANTED79 01 06 LWT Sat Show VID EXISTS/WANT
79 02 08 San Fran VID EXISTS/WANTED
79 07 08 Rock Attit. VID EXISTS/WANTED
79 09 08 Monterey Vid EXISTS WANTED
79 09 17 Detroit VID EXISTS/WANTED
79 09 20 New York VID EXISTS/WANTED
80 01 09 Brighton VID EXISTS/WANTED
80 03 10 Detroit VID EXISTS/WANTED
80 06 06 Bologna VID EXISTS/WANTED
81 05 29 Bonds riot VID EXISTS/WANTED
83 05 23 El Passo AUD EXISTS/WANTED
85 05 16 Rock Garden NEW/SOON
85 07 27 Athens Video or Audio WANTED

A Scottish Clash taper claims he has these - see this thread

Aberdeen Uni, 6.5.77
Edinburgh, Playhouse 7.5.77
Glasgow, Apollo 25.10.77
Edinburgh, Clouds (coasters) 26.10.77
Glasgow, Apollo 12.12.77
Aberdeen , Music Hall 5.7.78
Dumfermline, kinema ballroom 6.7.78
Edinburgh, Odeon November 78 (cant remember exact date - lost ticket)
Glasgow Uni, 4.12.78 (blank tape)
Dundee Caird Hall, 18.1.80
Edinburgh, Odeon, 20.1.80
Glasgow, Apollo, 21.1.80
Glasgow, Apollo, 7.10.81
Glasgow, Apollo 8.10.81
Inverness, 23.7.82 (unsure of venue! might have been the Knock Club!)
Edinburgh Playhouse, 24.7.82
Edinburgh Playhouse 25.7.82
Edinburgh Playhouse 3.5.83
Glasgow, Dukes, 16.5.85
Glasgow, Fix, 17.5.85

Video wanted list (see full video list here)

20 Sept 76 - 100 Club Festival
1976 & 1977 Julian Temple's early footage
10 Mar 77 - Harlesden, Colisseum
?? Apr 77 - Le Mans - Le Royal Cinema
16 May 77 - Swansea
28 Sep 77 - Paris - French TV - Michael Drucker Interview
30 Apr 78 - Victoria Park - ANL Rally - Black & White footage
?? ?? 78 UK ITV TV - TISWAS
08 Sep 79 - Tribal Stomp Festival
17 Sep 79 - Detroit
20 Sep 79 - New York Palladium
8/9 Jan 80 - Brighton
10 Mar 80 - Detroit
80 Jun 01 - Bologna TV (MIXER??) or FULL GIG
03 Jun 80 - Turin !DECENT QUALITY
00 00 81 - Original Clash on Broadway reels
00 Sep 81 - Paris - Theatre Mogador??
Feb 82 - New Zealand TV - Interview only?
14 Mar 83 - Casablanca TV Show
ANY 1984 footage
29 Jun 85 - Roskilde - PRO SHOT VERSION
1988 Granada TV & London TV only - Night Network

this site is for fun only and whilst every effort is made to maintain accuracy it's done as a labour of love.

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Any references to music from any source by Joe Strummer and affiliated artists is merely a homage and a written record of the career he and those who listened to his music enjoyed.