Out of Control Tour '84

Started May 2020
added new recording Feb 2021

Audio 1 - new recording Feb 2021

distant - Sound 3 - 1hr 28mins - very low - 25 tracks -

Sound quality is decent 3/5. Clean but thin distant. Certainly better than the Grand Circus Park show from `82. The band is on fire, despite the loss of Mick & Topper.

In the Pouring Rain

Comment, "I was working on the show"

I was there. I was a stage hand working for the Fox Theatre. Cellar Door presents

I remember TV sets on scaffoldings. They said if it looks right. Its wrong so they were all askew. The road crew had Mohawks. The Video guy ( who vaguely resembled the singer for Journey with his long black locks) was offered $1000 to by the crew to get a mohawk. They spread it out in front of him like a fan. He refused.

Great show. c coriz <ccoriz30 at gmail.com>



Detroit MI - Fox Theater

Clash has renewed energy

The Windsor Star
Mon May 7 1984

The Clash: They Want To Spoil The Party So They'll Stay

Bill Holdship, Creem, October 1984

CREEM CONTRIBUTOR Mark Norton and I were talking several days before the Clash "invaded" Detroit, and we began discussing the concept of "armchair activism" and how the Clash probably fit into that category.

The Clash swings with punk rock

The Atlanta Constitution
Wed Apr 4 1984

The Clash fights back

The Atlanta Constitution
Sat Mar 31 1984

Clash gets its street sense

Detroit Free Press
Fri May 4 1984




London Calling
Safe European Home
Are You Red..y
Rock the Casbah
Three Card Trick
Guns of Brixton
In the Pouring Rain
I'm So Bored With the USA
Tommy Gun
Junco Partner
Police on My Back
Sex Mad Roar
Janie Jones
I Fought The Law
Straight to Hell
Brand New Cadillac
Police and Thieves
Career Opportunities
Magnificent Seven
White Riot

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Out of Control Tour 1984

United States March, April, May


A collection of
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Book: We Are The Clash:

Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered By Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

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Washington pg142
Long Island (Hofstra) pg144, pg160, pg161
Hamilton (Colgate) pg145
Chapel Hill pg 146
Atlanta pg152
Philadelphia pg159
Toronto p162
Dayton/Denver pg164
St Loius pg165
Seattle/Oregon pg166

Book: Vince White, his Clash biog, The Last Days of the Clash.

Nashville pg103
Knoxville pg110
Orlando pg111
New York pg118
Long Island (Hofstra) pg119
Canada pg132
Detroit pg140
Chicago pg148
Davenport/St Loius/Kansas pg151
Denver pg154
Utah pg159
Eugene/Vancover pg163
Seattle pg 164

Film: 'The Rise and Fall of The Clash'

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Passion is a Fashion,
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