Do we know about this footage already?

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Do we know about this footage already?

Post by Kory » 23 Oct 2018, 1:04pm



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This footage of Strummer & The Latino Rockabilly War performing "Straight to Hell" has never been seen before. I was one of the 2 cameras that shot it at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill, London in 1988 as part of the Green Wedge Benefit Tour. I found it while going through some old tapes. It was shot on 3/4" Umatic tapes for the technically curious. I was part of a community video group that ran out of Mangrove Studios on All Saints Road which at that time was a "No Go" zone for the police. The video mixing between cameras was done by someone who didn't have much experience doing it which is why it is sort of... well.... messy. And which may be why it was never released. Video quality isn't very good because of standards conversions, dubs etc but still, it is Strummer performing which is pretty cool.
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by Kory » 23 Oct 2018, 1:05pm

Ah, another from the same poster:

Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by matedog » 23 Oct 2018, 2:43pm

Yeah it was posted not too long ago, but that was the first time it seemed we had seen it.
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by geraldmanns » 24 Oct 2018, 12:33am

Yeah and here's the third one...
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by Silent Majority » 24 Oct 2018, 2:22am

Kory wrote:
23 Oct 2018, 1:05pm
Ah, another from the same poster:

A) We get it. You're drumming.

B) Imagine performing a song of that quality and at that level of passion and basically nobody notices. Must be a headfuck.
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by 101Walterton » 24 Oct 2018, 10:25pm

Kory wrote:
23 Oct 2018, 1:04pm


From the poster:

This footage of Strummer & The Latino Rockabilly War performing "Straight to Hell" has never been seen before. I was one of the 2 cameras that shot it at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill, London in 1988 as part of the Green Wedge Benefit Tour. I found it while going through some old tapes. It was shot on 3/4" Umatic tapes for the technically curious. I was part of a community video group that ran out of Mangrove Studios on All Saints Road which at that time was a "No Go" zone for the police. The video mixing between cameras was done by someone who didn't have much experience doing it which is why it is sort of... well.... messy. And which may be why it was never released. Video quality isn't very good because of standards conversions, dubs etc but still, it is Strummer performing which is pretty cool.
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Re: Do we know about this footage already?

Post by daredevil » 26 Jan 2019, 2:01pm

Didn't want to start a new thread for this. Has this been posted here? Someone compiled various video clips of Joe with the permanent record theme song.

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