Here is a list of known articles around the time of the tour. If you know of anything that is missing please do let us know.

From the top, down
Updated March 2024





30 dates – Toots and Maytals support

Record Mirror
8 Dec 1979





Give 'em Enough Rope

International Musician And Recording World

March 1980

LondCall review, interview.





Record Mirror FINAL-CLASH DATES

12 Jan 1980





Preserving Punks Clash register

80 02 22
What's On Magazine






EST n141, April 80

HEAVYWEIGHT - An interview with Mick Jones. Best Magazine on the Road with the Clash

Link (French magazine)





Toots and Maytals quit Clash Tour





Police News Strummer busted, Lydon hassled

link





The Clash Major tour for a new decade

NME 8 December 1979





Consuming Passion, Out of the streets (Joe Strummer)

Melody Maker
80 01 26





History of Rock 1980

includes Clash snippets only

Searchable PDF





Record Mirror Ellen Foley, Mick Jones

80 03 01





CLASH INTERVIEW

The Story So Far (issue 3)





CAPTAIN SENSIBLE ON CLASH

Peroxide issue 2 (1980)





Joe Ely Tour dates,

Record Mirror 16 February





Clash take the Mikey

MELODY MAKER FEB 1980





Record Mirror, If I had a hammer

2 pg interview, Vol 27 - No 03





Strummer doing Kid Jensen's Roundatble guest review, BBC Radio 1





Record Mirror Toots off, Clash dates

5 Jan 1980









Record Mirror archive 1955-1981

Searchable, most editions





Fanzines: Great Collection
Great collection of scanned fanzines from the 1970s and 1980s





Clash Tour





NME Major tour for a new decade





Clash Dates





80 12 31 Singles of 1979





CBS Internal News magazine

CBS Internal News magazine released (containing 12 printed sides) on this the 14th of March 1980 Covering the Clash's 16 Tons Tour & Toppers torn thumb ligament





Sounds 2nd February 1980

Interview and review - alternate source





Clash Clanger

London Dates and the rest of UK Tour dates





Strummer busted Lydeon hassled

Strummer Busted





SOUNDS – 16 TONS dates

8 Dec 1979





NME – Major Tour for New Year

8 Dec 1979





SOUNDS – Toots quits Clash Tour

8 Dec 1979





Clash dates

Link





Clash Tour hit again

Link





Joe Ely advert





The Clash Sort it Out at Last

Link





Record Mirror Interview - The Clash Story

22 December 1979





Sounds Interview 2pp

Link





Melody Maker - Clash: one step beyond

interview

29 December 1979





Melody Maker - Out of the Streets

26 Jan 1980





The Observer - UK Sunday newspaper, Joe Interv on 16 Tons Tour

27 April 1980





Roadrunner magazine

Interview with Strummer part one, see Roadrunner (22nd) below for part 2.

8 Feb 1980 Part 1

22 Feb 1980 Part 2





Rock n Folk On the Road / French

Link 4 pages





French Magazine

Rotten and Strummer interviews plus Bradford review





Whats on London - Tour overview

Link

22 February





Musician magazine - Give Em Enough Rope

March 1980





The Clash Play Revolution Rock

Chris Salewicz, Trouser Press – March 1980

IT'S FOUR days before Christmas. A dark, early evening damp with snow and rain... Los Angeles Feb79, Boston Radio 19Sept79, Acklam Hall 28Dec79, Tiswas80, Cuba Tour





Joe Strummer The Clash Interview reflecting on 1980

Paul Du Noyer | Music Book Author | NME Journalist |

Interview

Archive PDF





Best Magazine #141 – Interview with Mick Jones

Avril 1980

HEAVYWEIGHT - An interview with Mick Jones.
Birmingham Top Rank, Coventry Tiffanys & the Electric Ballroom.
So it was just fabulous. More than the Clash we had some crusty bonuses that justify my job 'cause I'm telling you. 

[rough french to english text version]





French Magazine Clash chronology

Link

Francis Dordo





Musician magazine - Topper Interview

Feb 80





Record Collector – One fo the most collectable New Wave bands

November 1980





from The Story So Far fanzine - Clash Interview

issue 3 (1980) -





Completely Sold Out Fanzine

Early 1980





Completely Sold Out Fanzine - only certain pages

Early 1980





Melody Maker –Clash with the Champion dog

29 Dec 1979





Scrap Book 1980 Pop Idls Comics

NY Daily News





Passes





Don't call us, says Joe

Link





Photos from the tour

Link





unreadable - Clash Extra





Revolution Rock The Clash Fight Back

Peter Hall

One page only - missing the rest






Passes















Jun 76 - Black Swan , five piece ....

Sept 76 - 100 Club, London gigs ....

Dec 76 - Anarchy Tour ....

Jan / Mar - Early 77 Gigs ....

May 77 - White Riot UK Tour ....

Jul 77 - European Dates ....

Oct 77 - Out of Control UK Tour ....

Jan 78 - Sandy Pearlman UK Dates ....

Apr 78 - UK Festival Dates ....

Jul 78 - Out on Parole UK Tour ....

Oct 78 - Sort it Out UK Tour ....

Feb 79 - Pearl Harbour US Tour ....

Jul 79 - Finland + UK dates ....

Sep 79 - Take the Fifth US Tour ....

Dec 79 - Acklam Hall Secret Gigs ....

Jan 80 - 16 Tons UK Tour ....

Mar 80- 16 Tons US Tour ....

May 80 - 16 Tons UK/Europe ....

May 81 - Impossible Mission Tour ....

Jun 81 - Bonds Residency NY ....

Sep 81 - Mogador Paris Residency ....

Oct 81 - Radio Clash UK Tour ....

Oct 81 - London Lyceum Residency ....

Jan 82 - Japan Tour ....

Feb 82 - Australian Tour ....

Feb 82 - Hong Long & Thai gigs ....

May 82 - Lochem Festival ....

May 82 - Combat Rock US Tour ....

July 82 - Casbah Club UK Tour ....

Aug 82 - Combat Rock US Tour ....

Oct 82 - Supporting The Who ....

Nov 82 - Bob Marley Festival ....

May 83 - US Festival + gigs ....

Jan 84 - West Coast dates ....

Feb 84 - Out of Control Europe ....

Mar 84 - Out of Control UK ....

April 84 - Out of Control US Tour ....

Sep 84 - Italian Festival dates ....

Dec 84 - Miners Benefit Gigs ....

May 85 - Busking Tour ....

Jun- Aug 85 - Festival dates ....

Sept 85 - European Tour ....

Jan 86 - Far East Tour ....

1986 onwards - Retrospective

74-76 - Joe with the 101ers ....

Jul 88 - Green Wedge UK Tour

Aug 88 - Rock the Rich UK Tour ....

Oct 89 - Earthquake Weather UK ....

Oct 89 - Earthquake Weather Euro ....

Nov 89 - Earthquake Weather US ....

Jun 99 - Comeback Festival dates ....

July 99 - Short US Tour ....

July 99 - UK Tour ....

Aug 99 - Festival Dates ....

Oct 99 - UK Tour ....

Nov 99 - Full US Tour ....

Dec 99 - European Xmas dates ....

Jan 00 - Australasian Tour ....

May 00 - Mini UK Tour ....

Nov 00 - supporting The Who Tour ....

Jul 01 - UK & US Instore Tour ....

Oct 01 - Full US Tour ....

Nov 01 - Japanese Tour ....

Nov 01 - Full UK Tour ....

April 02 - Brooklyn NY Residency ....

Jun 02 - UK Festivals ....

Jul 02 - Hootenanny Tour ....

Aug 02 - UK Festival Dates ....

Sep 02 - Japanesse Dates ....

Nov 02 - Bringing it all Back Home ....