GET OUT OF CONTROL TOUR

ARTICLES, POSTERS, CLIPPINGS ...

A collection of
- Tour previews
- Tour posters
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- Features
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- Tour information

from the Get Out of Control Tour.
Articles cover the month of October through to New Year 1977.



VIDEO AND AUDIO

Video and audio footage from the tour including radio interviews.



BOOKS

A Riot of Our Own
Johnny Green

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Return of the Last Gang in Town,
Marcus Gray

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Passion is a Fashion,
Pat Gilbert

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Redemption Song,
Chris Salewicz

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Joe Strummer and the legend of The Clash
Kris Needs

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The Clash (official)
by The Clash (Author), Mal Peachey

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Other books



I saw The Clash




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Brixton Academy 8 March 1984
ST. PAUL, MN - MAY 15
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Sep 11, 2013: THE CLASH (REUNION) - Paris France 2 IMAGES
Mar 16, 1984: THE CLASH - Out of Control UK Tour - Academy Brixton London 19 IMAGES
Jul 10, 1982: THE CLASH - Casbah Club UK Tour - Brixton Fair Deal London 16 IMAGES
1982: THE CLASH - Photosession in San Francisco CA USA 2 IMAGES
Jul 25, 1981: JOE STRUMMER - At an event at the Wimpy Bar Piccadilly Circus London 33 IMAGES
Jun 16, 1980: THE CLASH - Hammersmith Palais London 13 IMAGES
Feb 17, 1980: THE CLASH - Lyceum Ballroom London 8 IMAGES
Jul 06, 1979: THE CLASH - Notre Dame Hall London 54 IMAGES
Jan 03, 1979: THE CLASH - Lyceum Ballroom London 19 IMAGES
Dec 1978: THE CLASH - Lyceum Ballroom London 34 IMAGES
Jul 24, 1978: THE CLASH - Music Machine London 48 IMAGES
Aug 05, 1977: THE CLASH - Mont-de-Marsan Punk Rock Festival France 33 IMAGES
1977: THE CLASH - London 18 IMAGES

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I saw The Clash at Bonds - excellent
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Get Out Of Control Tour
Supported by Richard Hell & The Voidoids & The Lous

updated Dec 2023 added BBC link
updated June 2024 added photos





Cancelled, see A Riot of Our Own p20





The Clash: first date called off

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The Clash foundthemselves in the centre of another controversy last Thursday when the first night of their Major British Tour ...





Insurance strangles two more punk dates

Belfast Telegraph -
Tuesday 25 October 1977

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References the Clash cancelled concert two weeks prior





Melody Maker

The Clash, Belfast Polytechnic, 20 November 1977 with the County Bishops





Remembering the time The Clash turned up in Northern Ireland for a gig, but instead ended up causing a riot

Website
Archived PDF





Clash here

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Punk Blues for Clash

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Concert cancelled
Punk 'demo'' as fans mob hotel

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50p off Clash ALBUMS and CASSETTES

Belfast advert in the small columns

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Punk Rock

Have you ever felt that someobody up there, or down there, doesn't like you ...

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Spit Records · The Clash in Belfast Oct 77





Rock n Roll Redux





Punk Rock graveyard









When we fought the law for The Clash: Recalling Belfast's 1977 punk riot |

BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
Archived PDF





For Elvis – a 9-hour rocking requiem

Belfast Telegraph -
Tuesday 25 October 1977

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Rearrangments for non-appearance





Sounds: The Clash in Belfast

29th October 1977

The Gig (?) At first The Clash were reluctant to have their picture taken anywhere near the soldiers. ìThey'll think we're here to entertain the troops," said Strummer. They all felt they didn't know enough about the political situation. They learned fast.

text version





Will the Clash make an impact?

Belfast Telegraph -
Wednesday 19 October 1977

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Road Rocker

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When we fought the law for The Clash: Recalling Belfast's 1977 punk riot, Belfast Telegraph

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As an academic conference opening today debates what really happened during the band's infamous visit to Belfast in 1977, Henry McDonald recalls the riot that took place - and the myths that followed.





'Belfast Calling' out to all fans of punk music

By Maureen Coleman
July 04 2008

Link or archived PDF

It's been credited as the catalyst for the Northern Ireland punk movement. On October 20 1977 the late Joe Strummer brought The Clash to Belfast at a time when the city was a no-go area at night. But at the eleventh hour the concert was cancelled by the city fathers, sparking a mini riot in Bedford Street. Punk had arrived in Northern Ireland.