A thought...

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A thought...

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I wonder if Mick & Joe ever thought their Clash legacy would be reduced to a "survivor" poll... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 1:55pm
I wonder if Mick & Joe ever thought their Clash legacy would be reduced to a "survivor" poll... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think they'd be curious about the result!

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As long as The Street Parade got far, Mick would be content.

WM Joe's choice?

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BitterTom wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:14pm
As long as The Street Parade got far, Mick would be content.

WM Joe's choice?
I believe it was played at his funeral...so good guess.

Neither song made it to the final, however!?
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WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:22pm
BitterTom wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:14pm
As long as The Street Parade got far, Mick would be content.

WM Joe's choice?
I believe it was played at his funeral...so good guess.

Neither song made it to the final, however!?
Has Mick said SP is his favorite Clash song, or just that he rates it highly?

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msza2 wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:23pm
WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:22pm
BitterTom wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:14pm
As long as The Street Parade got far, Mick would be content.

WM Joe's choice?
I believe it was played at his funeral...so good guess.

Neither song made it to the final, however!?
Has Mick said SP is his favorite Clash song, or just that he rates it highly?
I've heard Mick say Complete Control (in person to me) and also Sean Flynn in an interview, never SP.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:22pm
BitterTom wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:14pm
As long as The Street Parade got far, Mick would be content.

WM Joe's choice?
I believe it was played at his funeral...so good guess.

Neither song made it to the final, however!?
I never knew that actually.

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msza2 wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:03pm
WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 1:55pm
I wonder if Mick & Joe ever thought their Clash legacy would be reduced to a "survivor" poll... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think they'd be curious about the result!
Definitely. I think any artist would be at least be mildly interested to see the dissection of their work by their fans.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Marky Dread wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:30pm
Mensforth Hill is a lonely place.
Where/what is Mensforth Hill? TV reference?

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Heston wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:37pm
msza2 wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:03pm
WestwayKid wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 1:55pm
I wonder if Mick & Joe ever thought their Clash legacy would be reduced to a "survivor" poll... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think they'd be curious about the result!
Definitely. I think any artist would be at least be mildly interested to see the dissection of their work by their fans.
I'd be delighted to learn people were raking over anything I've done over the last few years in 2059.
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Inder wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:43pm
Marky Dread wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:30pm
Mensforth Hill is a lonely place.
Where/what is Mensforth Hill? TV reference?
I actually have some inside info on this. I was talking to Mensi from the Angelic Upstarts (real name Thomas Mensforth), and asked him about this track. He claimed it was named after him. He expanded by saying he went down to see them during the recording of Sandinista (he was good friends with Joe apparently) and they recorded him chatting in the studio with them and added it to the song, obviously cloaked in effects. I think the title is a possibly a play on the Mendip Hills in the UK.
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Heston wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:56pm
Inder wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:43pm
Marky Dread wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:30pm
Mensforth Hill is a lonely place.
Where/what is Mensforth Hill? TV reference?
I actually have some inside info on this. I was talking to Mensi from the Angelic Upstarts (real name Thomas Mensforth), and asked him about this track. He claimed it was named after him. He expanded by saying he went down to see them during the recording of Sandinista (he was good friends with Joe apparently) and they recorded him chatting in the studio with them and added it to the song, obviously cloaked in effects. I think the title is a possibly a play on the Mendip Hills in the UK.
Amazing info.
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Silent Majority wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:58pm
Heston wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:56pm
Inder wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:43pm
Marky Dread wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:30pm
Mensforth Hill is a lonely place.
Where/what is Mensforth Hill? TV reference?
I actually have some inside info on this. I was talking to Mensi from the Angelic Upstarts (real name Thomas Mensforth), and asked him about this track. He claimed it was named after him. He expanded by saying he went down to see them during the recording of Sandinista (he was good friends with Joe apparently) and they recorded him chatting in the studio with them and added it to the song, obviously cloaked in effects. I think the title is a possibly a play on the Mendip Hills in the UK.
Amazing info.
I can't verify it as being true but it seems plausible.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: A thought...

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Heston wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 7:00pm
Silent Majority wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:58pm
Heston wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:56pm
Inder wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 6:43pm
Marky Dread wrote:
23 Apr 2019, 2:30pm
Mensforth Hill is a lonely place.
Where/what is Mensforth Hill? TV reference?
I actually have some inside info on this. I was talking to Mensi from the Angelic Upstarts (real name Thomas Mensforth), and asked him about this track. He claimed it was named after him. He expanded by saying he went down to see them during the recording of Sandinista (he was good friends with Joe apparently) and they recorded him chatting in the studio with them and added it to the song, obviously cloaked in effects. I think the title is a possibly a play on the Mendip Hills in the UK.
Amazing info.
I can't verify it as being true but it seems plausible.
Yeah - rings true.
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